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Sojourner Truth @ BAMPFA Amy Ellingson: Chopping Wood on the Astral Plane Ed Ruscha @ de Young
 

Sojourner Truth @ BAMPFA

Images and artifacts of a former slave turned abolitionist come to light. Maria Porges reports.

Amy Ellingson: Chopping Wood on the Astral Plane

The distance between concept and execution, says the artist, is what makes a painting "a contemporary object.”

Ed Ruscha @ de Young

The West's most iconic Pop artist is examined in-depth. Lawrence Gipe reports.

Gonzalo Fuenmayor @ Dolby Chadwick

05 September 2016

A suite of surrealistic charcoal drawings extends Fuenmayor's critique of Latin American stereotypes.

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‘The Stand-Ins’ @ Haines

24 August 2016

A group show of photo-based work built around the idea of surrogacy reminds us that art is long; life is short. Maria Porges reports.

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‘NextNewPaper’ + ‘This is Not a Book’ @ SJICA

22 August 2016

Two paper-based shows push the limits of the medium. Lawrence Gipe reports.

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‘Boundary Issues’ @ Gregory Lind

12 August 2016

10 artists challenge received notions about what painting, sculpture and photography should be.

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Ed Moses @ Brian Gross

10 August 2016

At 90, legendary painter Ed Moses remains in peak form. David M. Roth reports.

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James Turrell & teamLab @ Pace

06 August 2016

Dazzling installations, visual pyrotechnics take interactivity to new heights. Robert Atkins reports.

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‘Summer of Glass’ @ Crocker Art Museum

04 August 2016

3 shows trace the evolution of glass as an artistic medium, from ancient times to the present.

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Crystal Wagner @ Bedford Gallery

20 July 2016

Wagner's sprawling, psychedelic/Op installation, "Flux," overtakes the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek.

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Japanese Photography @ Casemore Kirkeby

12 July 2016

David M. Roth reports.

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The West as Metaphysical Muse @ BAC

12 July 2016

Six Bay Area artists explore the allure of the American West.

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