Maisel uses beauty as a cudgel — to goad us into confronting our always fraught relationship with industry. Mikko Lautamo reports.
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David Maisel @ Haines
His images of toxic mining sites reflect the grimmest aspects of human culture – beautifully and with magisterial pictorial strength.
David Maisel @ Haines Gallery
Using X-rays from the archives of the Asian Art Museum as source material, Maisel explores the ghostly space between the purposeful document and the otherworldly trace.
Linda Fleming @ 425 Market
Whether drawing or sculpting, Linda Fleming bends perception. David M. Roth reports.
Warped Grids, Fugitive Forms: the Painting of Jutta Haeckel
German artist delivers invigorating new approach. David M. Roth reports.
Bill Armstrong @ Dolby Chadwick
Camera-less photographs summon spirits of the dead. David M. Roth reviews.
‘Don’t Touch My Circles’ @ Catharine Clark
Protest and resistance are the nominal themes of this group show. David M. Roth reports.
A Cure for Everything @ Haines
Better living through chemistry? Proponents of antiquarian methods make the case.
Coal + Ice @ Fort Mason + Clifford Ross Interview
The human face of climate change. David M. Roth reports.
Michael Light @ Palo Alto Art Center
Light’s photos document the impact of human activity on the Earth. Maria Porges reports.
Marco Maggi & Jutta Haeckel @ Hosfelt
Two artists, two ways of seeing.
Best of 2016
From a tumultuous year…the best exhibitions.
Anthony Discenza @ Catharine Clark
A conceptual artist with formidable literary skills stages what may well be his most elaborate spoof yet.
Leslie Shows @ SFAI
The visceral histrionics of altered space and frozen time: mesmerizing, toxic, known and unknowable. Julia Couzens reports.
2013: The Year in Review
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.
Edward Burtynsky @ Rena Bransten
The artist/activist has always embraced poetic possibilities. With “Water” he’s pushed abstraction further toward the fore.