Monday, March 1, 2021

Art

Muralist Nigel Sussman delights East Bay pedestrians with Escher-like worlds

Citing influences like R. Crumb and 'Where's Waldo,' the Berkeley artist draws walkers' eyes into colorful mazes.

Through vital ‘Local Voices’ podcast, youth dive into Fine Arts Museums’ treasures

From St. Francis statues to Civil Rights Era paintings, teens explore art's history and meaning.

Unsung women of music? Not if this online course has a say

Mark Montgomery French offers a sneak peek of his essential class on the musical greats the industry tends to forget

Bharatanatyam power! Pandemic-born Divya Drasti school revitalizes Indian dance tradition

'It helped me reclaim and reinvent myself,' says founder, who brings her own twist to South Asian artform.

Debut filmmaker Gina Rose explores sci-fi of the mundane in ‘I Can’t Sleep’

What if the aliens came and no one could cover your shift?

It’s OK to laugh! Christina Spiegel’s cartoons bring comic relief to our moment

Alameda cartoon artist's deadpan one-liners and true-life characters provide human connection.

‘You’ve got to draw the buttons!’ Cartoonist Justin Hall spotlights local LGBTQ history on Market Street

'Marching Toward Pride' series brings to life seminal queer moments leading to 1970 celebration.

In Lisa Levine’s house photographs, an exploration of isolation and comfort

Alameda artist's 'Virtually No Place Like Home' series captures emblems of solitude, change, and personal identity

A meditation in lumber: Artist Aleksandra Zee’s peaceful wood grains

Aleksandra Zee’s creations in wood are inspired through meditation with an intention of putting goodness out into the world. Her hope is that her artworks evoke peace...

Cate White came to the Bay to connect—through her art, she’s done just that.

Norman Rockwell and Basquiat inspired her purposefully loose renderings of life's struggle.