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Vanessa Marsh @ Dolby Chadwick

Photograms conjure astral visions, intimating the sublime. Maria Porges reports.

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Marco Maggi & Jutta Haeckel @ Hosfelt

Two artists, two ways of seeing.

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Linda Fleming @ Brian Gross

Fleming’s sculpture reflects patterns embedded in human consciousness, replicated throughout the universe.

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Cary Leibowitz @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

A colorful world of humorous gay/Jewish self-loathing expressed in pithy one-liners. Maria Porges reports.

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Bob Matthews @ Gregory Lind

A battery of techniques undergirds an artist’s drive to reimagine pictorial space.

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Carrying the Flag: Mel Ziegler @ SFAI

Mel Ziegler’s Flag Exchange transforms the gallery at SFAI into a political Rothko Chapel. Lawrence Gipe reports.

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Jiayi and Shih-Wen Young @ Pence

Artists show how virally propagated lies sicken the body politic. Mikko Lautamo reports.

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Hippie Modernism @ BAMPFA

The struggle for utopia, as envisioned by counterculture artists, designers, architects and eco-communards. Marcia Tanner reports.

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Diane Arbus: “In the Beginning” @ SFMOMA

A cavalcade of new and bizarre subjects made for an uncanny esthetic of discovery. Mark Van Proyen reports.

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Gutai and the Unraveling of Linear Modernism

Works from historic Gutai artists make a rare appearance in San Francisco. John Held, Jr. reports.

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