A Brief History of Amazing Older People in San Francisco

Have you ever met someone a little younger than you who seemed…

Beyond The Scream

Last summer, some friends went to Norway and came back with stories…

Scream and Shout: Edvard Munch at SFMOMA

Surrounded at an early age by familial deaths from tuberculosis, an ominous…

Roy De Forest Springs Back to Life

In San Francisco art circles, the year 1981 will always be associated…

Light of Ray

“Rex Ray” was not Rex Ray’s given name. He was born Michael…

The Sultan of Ambiguity and the Unbuilt Walls

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

60th San Francisco International Film Festival, Week Two

One of the shames of the decline in film school attendance is…

Spring Arts Guide: Art

Nina Katchadourian: The Recarcassing Ceremony April 22 – May 27, at Catharine…

Ghosts and Goldfish at “Matisse/Diebenkorn”

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

Ocean Park, Goldfish, and Women in Hats at SFMOMA

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