Art

Twinka Twinka, Little Star

Judy Dater leads public tours of her life’s work at the de…

 

There’s a Scientific Reason That ‘California Light’ Attracts Artists

The artistic language that Ben Aronson and Phillip Maisel speak in their respective…

 

Globalization and Its Discontents, at MoAD

The photos that Kudzanai Chiurai created for his “Revelations” series are like…

 

We Are Beautiful Murals: Tuzuri Watu and Lenora LeVon in the Bayview

Tuzuri Watu, 4900 Third St. (near Palou Avenue) Lenora LeVon, 4901 Third St. (near…

The Mediator and Her Carnival Strippers

In the summers from 1972 to 1975, as America was experiencing a…

Jason Mecier Makes Pictures of Celebrities’ Junk

For most people, a junk drawer is like an Island of Misfit…

Show of Show-Offs: Peter Hujar at BAMPFA

Anyone who was great friends with Peter Hujar, and that includes writer…

Pigeon Hole: Carolyn Drake’s Photography of China’s Uyghurs

Like other geographically remote areas — central Congo, eastern Yemen, and eastern…

Western Culture’s Home Videos: Ragnar Kjartansson and Ljubodrag Andric

In his acclaimed book How to See, the painter, photographer, and writer…

Unlikely Pear: “René Magritte: The Fifth Season” at SFMOMA

On the morning of May 19, minutes after SFMOMA’s René Magritte exhibit opened for…