Like topography in an aerial photograph, the top shows of 2012 jumped right off the page. Here they are, star-dusted and ready for replay.
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New York Photo League @ CJM
Armed with Leicas and street smarts, they photographed New York during times of cataclysmic change, when photography itself was moving from activism to personal expression to fine art.
Crown Point Press at 60
Outstanding prints from Crown Point’s archive mark a milestone for an SF institution. David M. Roth reports.
Best of 2021
Bay Area’s ‘Lucky 13’. Compiled by David M. Roth
Constance Lewallen on Nam June Paik
“Father of video art” gets a full-on retrospective.
Derek Conrad Murray on Dawoud Bey @ SFMOMA
A stunning retrospective from one of America’s premier photographic portrait artists.
Stephen Kaltenbach @ Manetti Shrem
Selections from a legendary conceptualist’s 50-year career. David M. Roth reports.
Richard Mosse @ SFMOMA
A new peak in the aestheticization of disaster. Derek Conrad Murray reports.
Michael Jang @ McEvoy
Unique views of California in the ’70s and ’80s. David M. Roth reports.
Richard Mosse @ Altman Siegel
Treasures from the Amazon jungle. Mark Van Proyen reports.
Mark Van Proyen on Andy Warhol @ SFMOMA
A master of irony decades before Postmodernism made it an essential condition of art.
Suzanne Lacy @ SFMOMA & YBCA
First-ever career retrospective for a pioneering feminist/social practice artist. Elaine O’Brien reports.
Monir Farmanfarmaian & Camille Utterback @ Haines
Two very different artists draw from a common source: abstract painting. Mikko Lautamo reports.
Cult of the Machine @ de Young
Art that glorified the industrial might of the “American Century.”
East as Eden: Martin Wong @ BAMPFA & Anglim Gilbert
No artist better encapsulated the East Village of the 1980s. Robert Atkins reports.
Mark Van Proyen on Documenta 14 (Part 1)
The pulse of the world, measured by a twice-a-decade art event, now expanded to Athens.