Art

The Surrealism of Saudi Arabian Contemporary Art

Ordinarily, Ajlan Gharem would be wearing Saudi Arabia’s traditional men’s clothing —…

Shepard Fairey Schools Us in Civics

“I’m a huge Diet Coke drinker,” Shepard Fairey says. “I’ve been switching…

You Don’t Nomi!: Showgirls! The Musical!

Any Hollywood personality involved with the sleazy 1995 box office disaster Showgirls…

Depopulation Agenda

Lauren Marsolier says she’sliberated from traditional photography. Forget asking people to pose.…

Minding His Beeswax: A Day in the Life of an Artist at Madame Tussauds

I wish Robin Williams a happy birthday, in person, even though he…

    Wed Aug 3rd, 2016 5:30pm By Peter Lawrence Kane

Open Borders: Keeping a Mission Bookstore Open

When I see an independent bookstore with its doors still open, I…

    Wed Aug 3rd, 2016 5:30pm By Mary Salome

Grid Alternatives: Artist Ed Moses at 90

In 1961, painter Ed Moses lived in the same Fillmore Street apartment…

    Wed Jul 27th, 2016 5:00pm By Jonathan Curiel

You Oughta Know: OMCA Tackles Gentrification

The Oakland Museum of California courted a little bit of controversy this…

    Wed Jul 20th, 2016 5:30pm By Peter Lawrence Kane

Standard Model: Ed Ruscha at the de Young

Ed Ruscha's love for, and fascination with, the Western United States is…

    Wed Jul 20th, 2016 5:30pm By Emily Wilson

The In-Between

Earlier this year, before he began paintingSearching for a New Homein San…

    Wed Jul 13th, 2016 5:00pm By Jonathan Curiel