In a bold move, Catharine Clark has shuttered her posh gallery at 49 Geary and relocated to new quarters at 150 Minna. Around the corner from Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Museum of the African Diaspora, and SFMOMA, the ground-floor gallery features cracked cement floors, 16-foot ceilings, and exposed duct work. It is an edgy backdrop for the lush satirical paintings, video installations, and humorous conceptual work she shows. The messages are louder, clearer, and funnier; hopefully the gallery staff won't have to explain the jokes to... More >>>
A detail from Sandow Birk's Destruction, a graphic view of the Iraq War.