Art

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…

Ocean Park, Goldfish, and Women in Hats at SFMOMA

A few years ago, I went on a tour of New York’s…

Windows on the World

Like Persian carpets from hell, Sanaz Mazinani’s art lures in visitors with…

A Retrospective of One’s Own, for Lynn Hershman Leeson

Dressed all in black, Johnny Cash-style — black jacket, black pants, black…