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Sojourner Truth @ BAMPFA

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

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Ed Ruscha @ de Young

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

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Gonzalo Fuenmayor @ Dolby Chadwick

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

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‘The Stand-Ins’ @ Haines

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

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

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‘Boundary Issues’ @ Gregory Lind

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

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Ed Moses @ Brian Gross

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

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James Turrell & teamLab @ Pace

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

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‘Summer of Glass’ @ Crocker Art Museum

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

Wagner’s sprawling, psychedelic/Op installation, “Flux,” overtakes the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek.

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