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Richard Shaw @ b. sakata garo

His blend of trompe-l’oeil and photorealism continues to fascinate by confusing the fake and the real.

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Arnold Newman @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

He integrated modernist ideas about painting into photographic portraiture, making pictures of artists that are iconic.

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10th Gwangju Biennial: “Burning Down the House”

Asia’s oldest, largest and most prestigious international art biennial delivers on its promise. Mark Van Proyen reports.

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Joan Broan & Katherine Sherwood @ Paule Anglim

Iconic Bay Area painters whose work embodies the tug-o-war between abstraction and representation.

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Unmasked @ MACLA

The superhero — from a Latino perspective.

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Fair Recap: Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco

A first-rate art fair that leaned a bit toward glitz. What fair doesn’t? Julia Couzens sorts out the good stuff.

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Web on the Wall @ Robert Koch

What does the future of photography look like? You’re staring at it. It’s the Internet.

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A Virtual Boulevard in Sacramento

Augmented Reality suspends gravity, motion and building codes. A 12-block urban installation demonstrates.

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Mark Emerson @ JayJay

With a polyrhythmic approach to composition, Emerson bends and fractures the space within the frame.

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Jim Campbell @ Hosfelt

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

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