Stories about SFAI

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

Two series showcase cinematography and horror. Plus: Cockettes at 50, transgender in Hong Kong, Leonard Cohen's muse, more

Black Panthers, today: A 1968 photo series exploring the activists’ humanity finds significance in 2019

SFAI students and contemporary Black artists re-contextualize Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch's influential and controversial images

Photographer Wesaam Al-Badry: from ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ to Camp Fire

Local image-maker straddles art and journalism, while retaining lessons from his refugee-camp childhood.

Screen Grabs: I Am Not a Witch, Iranian Film Fest, Blaze …

A Marcello Mastroianni retrospective, The Sisters Brothers, The Children Act, and more in cinemas his week: Read our reviews.

Arts Forecast: Green Thursday, Autumn Moon Fest, Comedy Day

Yuja Wang, Trombone Shorty, Club Foot Orchestra, "Stand Up, Stand Out," "Fury," and more great events on our radar this week.

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.


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Art Looks: La Cultura Cura, Mickalene Thomas, Jennifer Locke, Hoop Dreams, Ed Hardy, blow-up sculpture

By Caitlin Donohue I have enough faith in 48 Hills readers to know that you are not reading this with a wack sombrero on your...

Orgiastic plantations: M. Lamar’s ‘Negrogothic’ visions of slavery

Provocative singer-artist returns with a phantasmagoric installation at SFAI, through February. By Marke B.   FEBRUARY 11, 2015 -- A necessary reappraisal of the horrors of  slavery and...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12  “CHOICE” Pregnant USS Enterprise Spock babe renderings and all, this juried exhibit orchestrated by the Northern California Women’s Caucus of...