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Jim Campbell @ Hosfelt Robb Putnam @ Rena Bransten Projects Guy Overfelt @ Evergold
 

Jim Campbell @ Hosfelt

Low-res video images projected onto walls and resin reliefs produce near-mystical experiences.

Robb Putnam @ Rena Bransten Projects

Poised between ominous children’s toys and sophisticated constructions, Putnam’s work elicits humor, pathos, repulsion and play.

Guy Overfelt @ Evergold

Overfelt's hopped up Trans Am awakens the speed-crazed teenager in all of us, while warning of the consequences of unquenched consumption.

Clem Crosby @ George Lawson

19 September 2014

The apparent off-hand ease in Crosby’s entanglements of line shows his skill and rigor as a painter.

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Barbara Takenaga @ Gregory Lind

18 September 2014

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

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Annabeth Rosen @ Paule Anglim

16 September 2014

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

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Lauren DiCioccio @ Jack Fischer

14 September 2014

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

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Ruth Pastine @ Brian Gross

10 September 2014

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

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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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