Concessions notwithstanding, Beijing censors exhibit. David M. Roth reports.
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The longstanding impact of a propaganda film on the most celebrated Chinese-American artist.
Liu summons the ghosts of Dorothea Lange.
Applying contemporary painting techniques to vintage photos, Liu revisits Chinese history, turning Socialist Realism into social realism.
“Offerings”, the installation portion of Hung Liu’s upcoming OMCA retrospective, highlights the qualities that have made her one of the Bay Area’s most revered painters.
Unike the elegiac, rivulet-stained oil paintings of 19th century and pre-Revolutionary women that, for decades, Hung Liu has been painting from period photos, her latest series, “Drawings from Life and Death” carries a different kind of load: the weight of mortality
A media artist, a celebrity photographer and a history painter. An unlikely trifecta that works. David M. Roth reports.
3 of the Bay Area’s most celebrated painters unite in the Capital City.
A “sadomasochistic dialectic” — built from the extremes of nature and culture. Mark Van Proyen reports.
Paintings of female “patients” recall the specter of Fascist Italy.
Lace up your walking shoes. It’s art fair weekend, April 27 – May 1.
A critical, panoramic view of the past century.
Ireland’s artful life created a place for living art. Jeff Kelley reports.
Here are some of Squarecylinder’s favorite shows from the past year, ordered without regard to rank or relative value, just overall goodness worth a backward glance.
From the waterfront to the Tenderloin to SOMA, it’s a city-wide celebration of visual art.
What made 2010 notable? OK, it was a lousy year for galleries. But most survived. More remarkably, they hosted more than a few truly memorable shows. Here are some of the highlights we covered in 2010.