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Barbara Takenaga @ Gregory Lind Annabeth Rosen @ Paule Anglim Ruth Pastine @ Brian Gross
 

Barbara Takenaga @ Gregory Lind

Her glowing cosmic iconography puts a fresh spin on notions of the “New Sublime”

Annabeth Rosen @ Paule Anglim

With an energy that “hovers between joy and rage” Rosen continues to stretch the boundaries of ceramic sculpture.

Ruth Pastine @ Brian Gross

Pastine's paintings turn the human body into a tuning fork, and the gallery into a vivid sensorium.

Lauren DiCioccio @ Jack Fischer

14 September 2014

Mixing Surrealism and Dadaism her textile-based sculptures seduce by summoning contradictory associations.

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Renny Pritikin on CJM’s Future: An Interview

20 August 2014

A preview of what's ahead for CJM -- from one of SF's most esteemed curators.

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Alicia McCarthy & Jenny Sharaf @ Johansson

10 August 2014

McCarthy’s paintings appear ad hoc, but are carefully considered. Sharaf’s are gawky accretions of preppy color, barely but bravely held in coherence.

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Teresa Baker @ the Luggage Store

07 August 2014

Winner of the Headland’s Tournesol Award, Baker blends the tropes of Minimalism with Native American ceremonial practices.

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Poetic Codings @ SJICA

06 August 2014

A selection of contemporary video art, from abstract, generative pieces to musical software, and from cyber poetry to games.

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Amy Ellingson @ SJICA

01 August 2014

Ellingson's art confronts “the enormity of contemporary virtual experience” while asserting “the humanness of painting."

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“Build” @ Traywick Contemporary

25 July 2014

Material engagement forms the connective thread in a distinctive summer group show of Bay Area artists.

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Artist Profile: Val Britton

14 July 2014

Britton’s collages depict the world in abstract terms, reflecting its tensions, anxieties and fragilities.

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Marc Katano @ Stephen Wirtz

04 July 2014

Working from memories of a childhood in Japan, Katano strives to express the ineffable.

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Mike Henderson @ Haines Gallery

30 June 2014

Henderson's thickly clotted, intensely worked abstractions seem spring from hands directed an urgent, clawing impulse. Julia Couzens reports.

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