Stories about Visual Art

BIG WEEK: What to do July 28-August 3, 2015

Jerry Day, Jimmy Carter, Nihonmachi Street Fair, Ginger Pride Fest, Great Apes, Outsound, more essential events this week. By Marke B. BIG WEEK Alas, another abrupt closure...

BIG WEEK: Reggaefest, Night Light, National Ice Cream Day, MEX I AM, AC/DShe

Plus: Milk Gayla, Playwrights Festival, Cold Cave, Tenderloin Museum, Art of Rap fest, more: What to do this week, July 14-20, 2015 By Marke B.  Editor's...

Art Looks: Hardcore Cronenberg, Beast Crawl, Monster Drawing Rally, ‘Making a Scene,’ Symphony at Pier 27…

Colorful arts and culture events and happenings of note this week, July 8-13. By Marke B.  ART LOOKS After a too-long absence (about 10 years), Burning Man...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2015

All-night drag-a-thons, cheap disco man-a-thons, queer prom, neon fairies, a mustache party, Lexington Club and Cookie Dough tributes, Horsemeat Disco, Pound Puppy, Hard French,...

Queer Comics Expo spotlights sauciness, sincerity, superpowers

Huge weekend for local queer cartoonists and fans at Cartoon Art Museum, Sat/20-Sun/21. By Marke B. ART LOOKS You know what's awesome? "Fun Home," the musical based on Alison...

National Queer Arts Festival in full, fabulous swing

Monthlong, immersive celebration of queer expression takes on cholo culture, punk outbursts, hot comics, high-wire acts, #queerfails, hanky code twists, more  By Marke B. ART LOOKS...

Art Looks: Mirrored explosions, CiTiZen KiNo, ‘Fast Food Lane,’ Queericulum, Cookie Mueller, save Lobot, save Studio 17, more

Great local art openings and happenings April 14-20, from poignant reflections to junk food love affairs.  By Marke B.  ART LOOKS There's so much going on in the...

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...