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MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Meet a kinder, gentler Google bus -- not the sleek and occasionally despised charter service that transports thousands of Googlers to the company's suburban headquarters each morning, but a free public shuttle that launched here this week.Read More
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Artists File Lawsuit For Publishing Images of Their Murals, ““San Francisco Feels Like The Center Of The World,” And 4K HD Art Frames From Depict Artists Fight Commercialization of Their Murals in San Francisco published at Courthouse News SAN JOSE (CN) – In a lawsuit that spotlights tensions over soaring prices and gentrification in San Francisco, the creators of several iconic city murals sued a real estate company for using their art to advertise “luxury homes.” Eight artists accuse Zephyr Real Estate, the city’s largest independent real estate firm, of infringingRead More
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Posted On January 3, 2015By SFsthetikIn Art, Art Exhibits, Front Page

Katharina Grosse, “Fiction” via Art21

I think you will be as delighted as I was to see Katharina Grosse at work with her team creating her enormous and colorful work in the most recent installment of PBS’ art21 “Fiction,”  which features artists who “explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.” Some people paint landscapes on canvas; Katharina paints in the landscape “or on it or in it or with it, “as she says, to create large-scale sculpturalRead More
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From December 5, 2014 through April 19, 2015, the Museo Italo Americano will exhibit the works of San Francisco design legend, Primo Angeli. A master of advertising art since the early 1960s, Primo Angeli created innovative branding, packaging, logos and advertising posters for such stellar clients as Boudin Bakery, Ben and Jerry’s, Coca-Cola, DHL, Guinness, Robert Mondavi Winery, Tommy’s Joynt, Molinari & Sons, Xerox, General Foods, Banana Republic, Levi Strauss and the Oakland A’s – to name a few.   Primo was also sought out to design celebratory posters ofRead More
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  Our expansion originated with the vision of increasing the museum’s capacity to share art with the many communities it serves, including the vital creative community itself. In 2016 and beyond, new programs and initiatives will ensure that artists will always have an open, forward-thinking home at SFMOMA. –>Read More
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From the recently concluded Proceedings of the 2nd Media Architecture Biennale Conference: World Cities, held in Aarhus, Denmark, Glenda Amayo Caldwell and Marcus Foth presented their paper: DIY Media Architecture – Open and Participatory Approaches to Community Engagement Abstract: Media architecture’s combination of the digital and the physical can trigger, enhance, and amplify urban experiences. In this paper, we examine how to bring about and foster more open and participatory approaches to engage communities through media architecture by identifying novel ways to put some of the creative process into the hands ofRead More
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#Meditation Transformation No. 264 #MarkGould 2014 #art #glitchart #mixedmedia #SanFrancisco pic.twitter.com/JPHp3hut2h — Mark Gould (@markegould) April 23, 2014  Read More
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Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press is celebrated by an array of public programs at the National Gallery of Art, including lectures, a concert, gallery talks, and a variety of offerings in the Gallery Shops. All programs are free of charge in the East Building Auditorium unless otherwise noted. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Featuring 125 working proofs and edition prints produced between 1972 and 2010 at Crown Point Press in San Francisco, one of the most influential printmaking studios of the last halfRead More
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Posted On September 24, 2013By SFsthetikIn Art, Art News, Front Page - Art

Collages by Eugenia Loli

Here are a few samples of the wonderful collage work of Eugenia Loli, whose work I came across on her Tumblr and then on her Flickr page. Loli spent time working in the technology sector, (yes I can relate to that) before leaving it to pursue her her art career and we’re all grateful that she did. Loli says  her art “with the help of the title, often includes a teasing, visual narrative, as if they’re a still frame of a surreal movie. The viewers are invited to make upRead More
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by Mark Gould, Editor – Photosynthesis Media Arts and Theory Journal (republished from my other blog) For a while now, I’ve wanted to write and introduce you to the work of media installation artist Dave Greber, part of the New Orleans based artist collective The Front. David belongs to a group of video artists, experimental cinema producers, writers and other artists who are exploring popular culture and it’s media conduit, exposing the often subliminal propaganda-style messages we are all confronted by every day, and in doing so invites all ofRead More