Art

Michael Jackson Remains Invincible

So many books have been written about Michael Jackson (more than 1,000),…

 

Light & Motion at the San Francisco International Arts Festival

“International” can be an elastic concept. Major League Baseball is ostensibly international…

 

Roz Chast and the Influence of Anxiety

Roz Chast is very funny. Everyone who reads her New Yorker cartoons…

 

The Hotel Del Sol Can’t Contain the stARTup Art Fair

Over the past few years, art fairs have proliferated almost to the…

The Sultan of Ambiguity and the Unbuilt Walls

Serendipity is every artist’s elixir, though certainly not the only one. For…

Julz Hale Mary’s House of Trauma

There’s been a lot of trauma on runways lately. If it’s not…

Peabrain-ism and a Love Supreme

On a recent Friday afternoon, the de Young Museum’s atrium — the…

Ghosts and Goldfish at “Matisse/Diebenkorn”

In May 1985, the painter Richard Diebenkorn — by then a titan…

Major Laser: The Art of Slicing to a Thousandth of an Inch

Lasers — be they beams, blasters, or pointers — are often thought…

Inefficiencies of Desire at Heron Arts

“I wouldn’t say the whole culture has daddy issues and it’s as…