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Night Begins the Day @ Contemporary Jewish Museum Naomie Kremer @ San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Pard Morrison @ Brian Gross J.M.W. Turner @ de Young
 

Night Begins the Day @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

"An opportunity to…. wander through a modern-day experience of the sublime," writes Maria Porges.

Naomie Kremer @ San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

With video projected onto paintings, Kremer creates hybrids that feel animate.

Pard Morrison @ Brian Gross

Using the language of hard-edge painting and architectural space, Morrison proves there's more to be squeezed from Minimalism.

J.M.W. Turner @ de Young

An exhibition of Turner's late works captures the precise moment at which the radical subjectivity of Romanticism pivoted to Modernism. Mark Van Proyen reports.

Venice Biennial (Pt. 2): Pavilions & Collateral Exhibitions

26 July 2015

Part 2 of Mark Van Proyen's review.

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The 56th Venice Biennial (Part 1): All of the World’s Futures

24 July 2015

Okwui Enwezor's Biennale gestures toward a world in crisis. Mark Van Proyen reports.

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Todd Hido @ Casemore Kirkeby

21 July 2015

A painterly, Lynchian view of suburbia, replete with tawdry overtones.

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Photography and Inherited History in India @ SJMA

19 July 2015

A brilliant reevaluation of India's photographic history, from the Colonial era to the present.

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Tom Marioni @ b. sakata garo

28 June 2015

Marioni, a painter? Not to worry. It's a shtick -- a good one.

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Phillip Maisel @ Gregory Lind

24 June 2015

His photos of assemblages encourage contemplative, analytical engagement, placing viewers at the edge of confusion.

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Retrospective: the Paule Anglim Memorial Exhibition

21 June 2015

A sampling from a massively influential career and, quite possibly, the most important show you'll see in 2015.

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Sam Perry @ Sanchez Art Center

12 June 2015

Perry's sculpture harks to a time when Bay Area artists were drawing as much inspiration from craft as from European Modernism.

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Yisrael K. Feldscott @ b. sakata garo

27 May 2015

His electrifying Neo-Expressionist paintings delve the psychological aspects of global conflict.

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Doug Hall @ SFAI

26 May 2015

“The Terrible Uncertainty of the Thing Described” forces us to feel the terrible power of technology, a power usually concealed behind friendly veneers.

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