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    Intimate Impressionism at the Legion of Honor

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    San Francisco definitely has a love affair with the Impressionists.  It seems that there is a new exhibition devoted to these “shocking” artists of the late 19th Century practically every […]

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    Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]

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    Mutual Wave Machine Experience at SVC 2014

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    The Mutual Wave Machine had its U.S. premiere last night at Silicon Valley Contemporary, and Art Nerd San Francisco contributor Ashley Gardini and I had the very first exclusive experience. […]

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    Litterati: Using Technology to Clean the Planet

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Litterati: Using Technology to Clean the Planet uses technology to tackle the dirty issue of litter. Jeff Kirschner of Oakland founded Litterati in 2012 after his young daughter was baffled […]

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    The Moving Image Experience at SVC 2014

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    Silicon Valley Contemporary 2014 is taking over the South Bay this weekend!  Emphasizing the relationship between art and technology, SVC 2014 hopes to connect the patrons of tomorrow with the […]

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    Be A Part of Street Art

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Be a Part of Street Art is my latest Instagram obsession.  It’s entirely devoted to people interacting with and becoming a part of street art in adorable, creative ways.  It […]

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    LigoranoReese Snow Globes

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    At my bosses holiday party this year I admired this beauty of a snowglobe by LigoranoReese that she had personally been given by the artists for Christmas. Since, I have […]

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    Must See at Gallery Wendi Norris

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Whether intentional or not Wendi Norris curates contemporary artists who are leading the art world, and most of these powerful, talented and captivating artists are women. Every year I look […]

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    Tahiti Pehrson: Precision Master

    Sunday, March 16, 2014

    Technology these days, 3-d printers, laser cutters, design programs and the like, sometimes make us forget that some people (and by people I really mean artists – sorry general population!) […]

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    San Francisco in 2050

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986) is a San Francisco-native consider to be the “Father of Modern Space Art.”  The combination of Beaux Arts urban planning with space age jet fighters in Bonestell’s […]

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    The Rising Art Star: Japantown San Jose

    Monday, March 10, 2014

    The Cukui storefront in Japantown. Japantown in San Jose has always been the place you went for that great sushi restaurant, the food truck you frequented, or the annual cherry […]

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    Lower Haight Spring Art Walk

    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    The Lower Haight Spring Art Walk is taking place this Saturday evening, March 8th from 5pm to 9pm.  As always, there will be lots of art, music, food and fun! […]

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    New Etchings by Mamma Andersson

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    Four new etchings by Swedish painter Mamma Andersson are currently on view in the Crown Point Press gallery from February 25 – April 19, 2014.  Andersson began making prints with Crown […]

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    Infrastructure with Google at Intersection for the Arts

    Sunday, March 2, 2014

      Recently there have been conversations surrounding fine art and technology and how they cross-pollinate fields. Artists are making apps that are considered fine art, some use I-pads as a […]

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    Public Intimacy at YBCA

    Friday, February 28, 2014

    Last Friday, Art Nerd was invited to the preview party for Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts – and […]

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A17492.jpg
Apr
17

Intimate Impressionism at the Legion of Honor

San Francisco definitely has a love affair with the Impressionists.  It seems that there is a new exhibition devoted to these “shocking” artists of the late 19th Century practically every […]

Read More
kate.gilmore.rock.hard.place.2012
Apr
14

Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]

Read More
mwm
Apr
11

Mutual Wave Machine Experience at SVC 2014

The Mutual Wave Machine had its U.S. premiere last night at Silicon Valley Contemporary, and Art Nerd San Francisco contributor Ashley Gardini and I had the very first exclusive experience. […]

Read More

Neighborhoods

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Feb
19

De Young is live on Google Art!

When I heard that the de Young joined in the Google Art Project in 2012, I was ecstatic. Even though the museum is only an hour’s drive from my house, […]

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Jan
28

“Spire” by Andy Goldsworthy

Ever since I saw Rivers and Tides in the theatre back in 2003, I’ve been an Andy Goldsworthy fangirl.  And being a fangirl in San Francisco isn’t too bad, considering […]

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Jan
23

Pencils Down opening celebration at the Palo Alto Art Center

Those who are plugged into the cozy art scene here in the Penninsula are probably already aware of the quarterly cocktail party at the Palo Alto Art Center, known as […]

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Jan
15

Feral Creatures

Seattle artist Michael Alm has been hard at work creating life-size sculptures of wild animals that he has been meticulously researching in the back rooms of natural history museums and through antique books […]

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Jan
10

Samuel Rodriguez Has Emerged in San Jose

Bay Area emerging mural artist Samuel Rodriguez has dazzled San Jose with Public and Museum commissions worthy of a day committed to touring them all. In 2013 Rodriguez painted a […]

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Dec
19

Ballast by Richard Serra

Oh no!  You’ve wandered onto the UCSF Mission Bay campus and you don’t know what to do??  Well, you should take a moment to check out some art…because you’re pretty […]

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Dec
16

What Could Have Been – Mies van der Rohe in San Francisco

Currently nestled on Bay Street – between Hyde and Larkin – is a delightful little patch of greenery known as Russian Hill Park.  I’m actually really fond of this park, […]

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Oct
27

Walk you Art Off!

San Francisco has a plethora of public art pieces to see, but how can you plan a day tour around them?! Luckily the SoMA district (south of market) makes this […]

View of the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art gallery, close up of Bean Finneran's piece. Photo Courtesy of the ICA.
Oct
4

Tonight: Attend a Reception for the Artists

This year the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art’s 33rd Annual Art Auction Exhibition, opening today, boasts 180+ works from prominent artists in the Bay Area and Southern California. Attend […]

View of George Lawson Gallery with current show Erin Lawlor
Oct
3

Potrero Hill: SF’s New “It” Arts District

Recently the San Francisco gallery spotlight has shifted from 49 Geary and Minna Street to the newly hip and industrial neighborhood of Potrero flats with the establishment of Five prominent […]

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Sep
29

End of the Line – Station to Station in Oakland

Attending Station to Station at 16th street in Oakland on Saturday night was like having a one night stand with an art movement. It quickly breezed into town on an […]

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Sep
28

TONIGHT!: Station to Station in West Oakland

Station to Station is a public art project on the move, traveling from the East Coast to the West using what’s now become a rather archaic means of transportation: the […]

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