Mildred Howard is one of two artists selected to receive the 2017 Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists. The grant supports artists wishing to experiment with the breadth of their techniques, mediums, or disciplines. Read more here.
Lynn Hershman Leeson was recently featured in Cultured Magazine, ahead of her new exhibition, VertiGhost. This newly commissioned work will be on view at The Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, from December 16, 2017 – March 25, 2018. Article by Sarah Thornton.
The Speed Art Museum presents Bruce Conner: FOREVER AND EVER, an exhibition of films and prints by Bruce Conner (1933–2008). This exhibition was organized to celebrate a recent gift from the Conner Family Trust of twenty-one lithographs to the Speed Art Museum. These prints reveal an intricate and obsessive practice that crossed over into Conner’s drawings and films from the same period. The exhibition is on view through March 2, 2018.
Jean Conner is featured in a group show of four Bay Area artists at Karma Gallery in New York along with Wally Hedrick, Sarah Remington and Franklin Williams. The show opens Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 5-8pm and runs through December 22, 2017.
Anglim Gilbert Gallery will present the short documentary, The Air You Breath by Mitch Temple, in the Atrium at Minnesota Street Project on Thursday, November 9 at 7pm. A poetry reading with friends of Bill Berkson and Veronica DeJesus will also take place.
John Zurier’s show Stars Without Distance at Peter Blum Gallery will be the subject of Artcritical’s Review Panel on November 13, 2017. The discussion will take place at the Brooklyn Public Library from 7-9pm with Siri Hustvedt, Jason Stopa, Lilly Wei and moderated by David Cohen. The audio will be archived on Artcritical’s website.
John Beech has a solo exhibition Silent Articles at Daniel Marzona in Berlin. It is on view through January 6, 2017.
Judith Linhares will be the Visiting Artist at the Vermont Studio Center on February 12, 2018. She will give a public talk from 8-9pm.
Judith Linhares is to receive the Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2017 Artist Award on October 21, 2017.
Mildred Howard is part of the group show, Dimensions of Black, featuring her installation Madame Walker. The exhibition is at the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis, on view through December 28, 2017.
John Zurier will give a talk at The Painting Salon during their ticketed fundraiser on October 27. Elizabeth Russell will also give a talk. Temescal Creek Cohousing Meeting House.
Bull.Miletic are featured artists at Vision + Light: Converging Senses, October 28 & 29, Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley. Zoom Blue Dot (1990-2017) includes 4 prints and a two channel video of work-in-progress they have been developing in partnership with different microscopy laboratories across the campus.
Lynn Hershman Leeson’s works are included in Being Modern: MoMa in Paris, a selection of 200 works tracing MoMA’s history of collecting. The exhibition, on view through March 5, 2018, is at Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris, France.
Tom Marioni at 80 is currently on view at Crown Point Press in San Francisco, CA. The exhibition explores Marioni’s contribution to conceptual art through his use of social actions as art. Through October 31, 2017
Pamela Wilson-Ryckman and Catherine Wagner are both included in a group exhibition at San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery titled Recollected: Photography and the Archive. On view through November 16, 2017.
Dean Smith’s 2003 drawing “focusing” is on view at the Albright Knox Gallery in the group exhibition Drawing: The Beginning of Everything. On view through October 15, 2017.
di Rosa extended the closing date of their exhibition Based on a True Story: Highlights from the di Rosa Collection to October 15, 2017. You still have time to see your favorite AGG artists before it’s too late!
Enrique Chagoya will be a featured artist in How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney. This exhibition is a collaboration between MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House and Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA for this year’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. On view September 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018.
Bull.Miletic have been selected as Artists-in-Residence of the inaugural Art+Science in Residence Program at UC Berkeley beginning Fall 2017. This is a partnership program between the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society and the Arts Research Center, which will host artists interested in interdisciplinary art, science and technological dialogue to collaborate and develop new working methods and research techniques.
Congratulations to Enrique Chagoya for receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the SFAi at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony!
Bull.Miletic will be included in “You Gotta Say Yes to Another Access” curated by Jan Kaila and Henk Slager in the Research Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. On view until July 2, 2017 at the Sala del Camino, Giudecca, Venice, Italy.
Jacob Hashimoto‘s large-scale installation will be featured at the Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Finland from June 9 – September 24, 2017. He has also been invited back to the 57th Venice Biennale by Studio la Città Gallery to stage a site-specific installation in the Palazzo Flangini with Emil Lukas titled “The End of Utopia” (on view until July 30, 2017).
Clare Rojas will be in a collaborative exhibition with Barry McGee at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Japan opening June 2017.
Lynn Hershman Leeson’s “Tania Libre” film is being shown at MoMA through May 24, 2017.
Lynn Hershman Leeson’s documentary centers around the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera, who was repeatedly questioned and placed under house arrest by the Cuban government for staging a “treasonous” art performance in Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution in late 2014, following the US’ and Cuba’s public commitments to renew diplomatic ties. This film successfully premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year.
Eleanor Coppola’s feature film Paris Can Wait was released on May 12th, 2017 for US screenings!
Eleanor Coppola is an Emmy Award®-winning writer/director and producer. Coppola’s films includes the documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse which chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of Apocalypse Now. Her other work includes books, and costume design for ODC/Dance in San Francisco. Paris Can Wait is her first fiction film.
Organic Logic: Jim Melchert, John Roloff, Stephanie Syjuco
Join 500 Capp Street Foundation at the Garage for a conversation between artists Jim Melchert, John Roloff, and Stephanie Syjuco on expanded definitions of ceramics. They will share their perspectives on intersections between ceramics, site, performance, and audience participation in the Bay Area. Thursday, February 16, 2017. Doors at 7 p.m. Enjoy the House and the Garage before the talk at 7:30 p.m. $20 general admission, $15 students and seniors. Limited capacity, advance tickets required.
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Great exhibition with Carrie Mae Weems, David Huffman and many others on black power in Art at the Oakland Museum of California: All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50
October 8, 2016–February 26, 2017
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Un Encuentro con la Palabra / A Meeting with the Word
Rigo 23 will give a performance and poetry reading, as part of a parallel programmation of Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program, on February 18 at 3 PM, in the Atrium of Minnesota Street Project. Click here to download a press release.
Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program is an interdisciplinary collaboration between Rigo 23 and artisans and cultural activists from Chiapas, Mexico. Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program is organized around the theme “Another World, Another Path,” articulated by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) at the First Global Festival of Dignified Rage in 2009.
Anglim Gilbert Gallery is pleased to host Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program, an exhibition of works by Rigo 23 in cooperation with artisans of Chiapas, Mexico. The exhibition will take place at Anglim Gilbert Gallery’s location at Minnesota Street Project, a new arts venue in the ‘Dogpatch’ arts district of San Francisco.
Congratulations to Xiaoze Xie, for receiving an Academic Award in Painting in “HISTORICODE: Scarcity & Supply/The 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival” at the Baijia Lake Museum in Nanjing.
On view through February 12, 2017
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Ann Hamilton has been announced as a visiting professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2017.
Mildred Howard – Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women
December 2nd to February 18th
Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second Street | Alexandria, LA
Paul Kos – Sympathetic Vibrations
Video Data Bank is proud to launch Sympathetic Vibrations: The Videoworks of Paul Kos. This two-disc box set features 25 video works and a 50-page monograph containing specially commissioned essays that expand upon Kos’ five-decade long practice by art scholar Constance Lewallen and SFMOMA’s Curator of Media Arts Rudolf Frieling. More info
Tony Oursler – in Artforum, Dec 2016
Congratulations to Frances Stark, who has been named one of the selected artists for the 2017 Whitney Biennial!
March 17 – June 11, 2017
Congratulations to Annabeth Rosen and Lynn Hershman Leeson on being awarded United States Artists Fellowships!
USA’s 2016 Fellows were selected from over 500 artists nominated by their peers, and chosen by panels of experts in each of those disciplines: Architecture & Design, Crafts, Dance, Literature, Media, Music, Theater & Performance, Traditional Arts, and Visual Arts.
Lynn Hershman Leeson – Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016
Whitney Museum, New York City, USA
October 28, 2016 – February 5, 2017
Lynn Hershman Leeson – Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945 – 1965
Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
October 14 – March 26, 2017
Mildred Howard – Between The World and Me: African American Artists Respond to Ta-Nehisi Coates=
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Oregon
September 3 – March 5, 2017
Gay Outlaw – Mutable Object
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, USA
September 30, 2016 – February 19, 2017
Tony Oursler – Imponderable
MoMA, New York, USA
June 18, 2016 – January 08, 2017
Terry Fox – Elementar Gestures
Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
September 11, 2016 – February 19, 2017
Welcome back to our neighbors at SFMOMA!
Anglim Gilbert Gallery’s 2nd gallery location is now open at the Minnesota Street Project.