Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Visual Art

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

ARTS FORECAST It was a bitter pill for the Castro the day Supervisor Harvey Milk and George Moscone were gunned down in City Hall in 1979. Making the ordeal even...

‘Queer California: Untold Stories’: a confetti shower of the overlooked

ART LOOKS Traversing decades, mediums, and populations, Queer California: Untold Stories, on view through August 11 at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), aims to shine a light upon...

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

ARTS FORECAST Every day is a good day to show Mom love, but this weekend is an excuse to go in big. Mother’s Day is on Sunday! You can...

A stellar Mutek.SF refreshed spirits weary of tech’s cynical slide

We descended on last weekend's MUTEK San Francisco festival drifting through a massive digital space station, orbiting weightless above a radiant earth, which soon dissolved, revealing something underneath: structures even more...

Arts Forecast: Behold, the mighty Litquake!

ARTS FORECAST It's Litquake time again (October 11-20), when the enormous literary festival takes over the city's venues—and, for Litcrawl on October 20, basically any available space on Valencia Street—filling...

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

ALL EARS It makes sense that Suzanne Galal wants her new monthly party to be inclusive. A professor of pharmacy by trade, Galal started writing and playing music just four...

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

ARTS FORECAST Lots of fests coming at you fast! We've got details below, but here's a future one to put on your radar: The Gray Area Festival in the Mission, Thursday...

SFMOMA’s immersive ‘Sublime Seas’ mixes ‘Blue Planet’ beauty with unfathomable brutality

ART LOOKS Artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah grew up in London, near the Tate Gallery. He would go there as a 12-year-old, fascinated by, among other painters, the work of...

Architecturally sound neon Pomeranians: Our top 5 from Mexico City Art Week

ART LOOKS I didn’t expect to be here, writing to you, about this. After many years of penning flippant retorts and scene reports from art weeks from Miami to...

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

ARTS FORECAST The biggest local arts news of last week was the announcement that Michael Tilson Thomas will step down as conductor of the SF Symphony in 2020 --...