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David Maisel @ Haines

Maisel uses beauty as a cudgel — to goad us into confronting our always fraught relationship with industry. Mikko Lautamo reports.

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David Ireland and 500 Capp: the Locus of Bay Area Conceptual Art

Ireland’s artful life created a place for living art. Jeff Kelley reports.

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David Ireland Remembered

SF artist Amy Trachtenberg recalls her time with the late conceptualist.

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Unearthed: Found + Made @ OMCA

A show that conjoins two practices: one of art ideas and materials, the other of a finely honed appreciation of nature.

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Jim Campbell @ SJICA

Campbell’s low-res video installations test the boundaries of human cognition while serving up astonishing beauty.

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William T. Wiley @ Hosfelt

Wiley takes a bold move — away from words toward apocalyptic abstraction.

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Best of 2015

A rundown of the the most memorable exhibits of 2015, including J.M.W. Turner, Robert Hudson, All Farrow, Jay DeFeo and more.

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Lightning Strikes @ Dolby Chadwick

The beating heart of San Francisco’s love for the poet’s voice shares space with visual art. Julia Couzens reports.

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Lewis Watts @ SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Paris from an African-American perspective.

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Robert Motherwell’s Elegies @ de Young

A centennial celebration of the painter’s birth focuses on works inspired by the Spanish Civil War. Patricia Albers reports.

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