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Art and Tech Unite at Virtual Reality Festival

Art and Tech Unite at Virtual Reality Festival

It’s hard to think about engineering futuristic worlds without trying to figure out how virtual reality (VR) will fit into this new technological era. And how will virtual reality play a part in art, as we know it? On Saturday, February 18th, ArtandVR: A Futurist…

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Sketchpad Gallery’s ‘My Little Big Friend’ Celebrates Childlike Awe of the Animal Kingdom

Sketchpad Gallery’s ‘My Little Big Friend’ Celebrates Childlike Awe of the Animal Kingdom

There doesn’t seem to be an exact word in the English language for the feeling of intrigue that we feel uniquely towards the animal kingdom; that awe that comes with observing flying birds or four-legged creatures. The way we’re drawn in by both their familiar yet…

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Interview with Bay Area Artist Zachary Sweet: Upcoming Solo Show, Dark Humor & Productivity

Interview with Bay Area Artist Zachary Sweet: Upcoming Solo Show, Dark Humor & Productivity

Zachary Sweet is a friend to fellow local artists and can’t be missed in a crowd. Standing out in both height and personality, he is still one humble dude with his feet on the ground and sketchbook in hand. And whether he is drawing on…

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Curators’ Choice: 12 Most Memorable SF Bay Area Art Shows of 2016

Curators’ Choice: 12 Most Memorable SF Bay Area Art Shows of 2016

In the Bay Area, there is always an art show about to open, a gallery about to close, and a new artist yet to be discovered. If it’s the first Friday of the month, chances are events are stacked. By attending one show, there’s a…

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10 SF Bay Area Artists Share New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

10 SF Bay Area Artists Share New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

While many are looking at 2016 with furrowed brows, it’s all the more important to ask, “what’s in store for 2017?” How can we find ways to improve ourselves, create more and positively impact others? To light the way, we asked ten local artists to share some…

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60th San Francisco International Film Festival Starts Early with Special Anniversary Screenings

60th San Francisco International Film Festival Starts Early with Special Anniversary Screenings

The longest-running film festival in the Americas, San Francisco International Film Festival, celebrates its landmark 60th anniversary next year. Dates and a list of primary venues were recently announced, with the 2017 festival spanning April 5 – 19, which is two weeks earlier than its…

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The Monster Project & Adobe Bring Kids’ Crayon Drawings to Life

The Monster Project & Adobe Bring Kids’ Crayon Drawings to Life

Children’s crayon drawings come to life, just like in that Pixar film! Thanks to The Monster Project, a Kickstarter funded by technology company Adobe, as well as two of San Francisco’s most respected non-profits in the art and tech community, Gray Area and Illuminate. For…

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11 Super Festive Holiday Activities to Do in SF: Booze Crawls, Ugly Sweaters, Reindeer, Locally Made Gifts & More

11 Super Festive Holiday Activities to Do in SF: Booze Crawls, Ugly Sweaters, Reindeer, Locally Made Gifts & More

There is a ton of festive things to do in the city, you just have to find them. And whether the holiday means dressing up to go bar-hopping, buying locally made gifts, or just want to cruise at your own speed with your family or…

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The Cartoon Art Museum Finds its New Home, Set to Open Spring 2017

The Cartoon Art Museum Finds its New Home, Set to Open Spring 2017

Despite losing its lease on Mission Street in June last year after its rent doubled, the owners of the Cartoon Art Museum have fortunately found a new space: 8,000 square feet inside a historic brick building at 781 Beach Street. This is the fourth home…

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Two Gorgeous Postwar to Present Day Japanese Photography Exhibits On View at SFMOMA

Two Gorgeous Postwar to Present Day Japanese Photography Exhibits On View at SFMOMA

Now through early next year, the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) highlights Japanese photography in two exhibitions: Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now and New Work: Sohei Nishino. These exhibits celebrate the museum’s commitment to the profoundly important work made by…

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Athen B. Gallery’s Winter Exhibition Showcases Diverse Range of Artistic Mediums

Athen B. Gallery’s Winter Exhibition Showcases Diverse Range of Artistic Mediums

This coming Saturday, Athen B. Gallery will host a reception for its first major group show since opening last July. Entitled, “Winter Group Exhibition”, the arrangement will showcase works from over 30 participating artists across a range of mediums, including woven fabrics, oil paintings and…

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Found Objects & Focus on the Details: A Look at Sculpture Artist Nemo Gould’s Upcoming Solo Show

Found Objects & Focus on the Details: A Look at Sculpture Artist Nemo Gould’s Upcoming Solo Show

While many artists are quickly producing a sketch a day to post on the ol’ Instagram, Oakland kinetic sculptor Nemo Gould has taken the longer approach to crafting and sharing his work. Each of his sculptures are carefully crafted and may take months to years…

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