Stories about Visual Art

Arts Forecast: Behold, the mighty Litquake!

Plus: Open Studios, Forbidden Futures, Treasure Island Music Fest, Street Food Fest, Moby Dick Marathon, more

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

Vibrant showcase of local, women-led bands and visual artists with a charitable twist comes to El Rio August 29.

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

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.

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

A legendary British painting and a contemporary Ghanaian artist's video work combine for a visceral new show.

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

As the art world flocked to CDMX for the latest, we downed medicated chocolates and took in some great work—on and off the beaten path.

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.

Arts Forecast: Autumn Lights, Space Visitors, Clarion Alley Block Party …

Gathering of the Tribes, Liszt Gala, Open Carry Guitar Rally, Ed Asner, and more cool things ahead this week.

SOMArts show kicks off Dia de los Muertos season

Opening Fri/6 with a huge party, this artist-made offrenda extravaganza is an essential community event.

Black abstractions, charting a “Blank Map”

National Queer Arts Fest kicks off with a psychedelic experiment in collective artmaking, Fri/3-Sun/12.

BIG WEEK: The top 10 things to do Wed/6-Sun/10

Sketchfest, Tape Music Festival, Bowie Birthday Bash, Movement Arts Festival, Project Nunway, Mochi Pounding,  Star Trek Live... By Marke B. BIG WEEK Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Is...