Tag Archive | "David M. Roth"

Seth Koen @ Gregory Lind Gallery

With great economy and visual imagination, Koen creates elegant and deliciously open-ended works that tweak the orthodoxies of Minimalism while simultaneously engaging them with serious craft.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments Off on Seth Koen @ Gregory Lind Gallery

John Yoyogi Fortes @ Jack Fischer

Fortes creates an electrically charged, claustrophobic atmosphere filled with high-def images and stupefying excess, where nothing makes sense and everything seems wrapped in a cocoon of white noise.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments (1)

Cornelia Schulz @ Patricia Sweetow

Talk about mixing macrocosmic and microcosmic views. Cornelia Schultz gives them to us from on high and from inside the planet’s nooks and crannies – all in the same picture.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments Off on Cornelia Schulz @ Patricia Sweetow

The All-New Crocker Art Museum

The “oldest museum in the West” has tripled in size. Now, for the first time ever, the Crocker can really show its stuff. A list of its holdings reads like a Who’s Who of Northern California art in the post-WWII era.

Read the full story

Posted in Special ReportsComments (2)

Wayne Thiebaud @ The Crocker Art Museum

Thiebaud’s 4th solo show at The Crocker since 1951 comes at a propitious time: the museum’s 125th anniversary, the opening of its tripled-in-size exhibition space and the artist’s 90th birthday.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments Off on Wayne Thiebaud @ The Crocker Art Museum

Natural and Creative Capital @ Montalvo

Here, at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains, in a gallery exhibition and in a series of site-specific works, seven artists of vastly different persuasions, examine the complex and often conflicted relationships we have with animals and nature.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments Off on Natural and Creative Capital @ Montalvo

Henry Wessel @ SFMOMA & Rena Bransten

Making the quotidian look strange and familiar was Henry Wessel’s specialty. His New Topographics cohorts recorded the bald facts of our surroundings and elevated their impact through repetition. Wessel didn’t need to. His photos are self-contained stories.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments (1)

Wondrous Strange @ SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Before museums we had cabinets of curiosities: rooms that housed natural history, ethnographic artifacts and archeological remains. Twenty-one Bay Area artists explore those traditions.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments (1)

New Photos/Old Technology @ SJICA

Tired of big, banal theory-driven photos? A quiet counterinsurgency is gathering force. It’s composed of artists who are turning antiquated photographic methods to contemporary ends. Meet the antiquarian avant-garde.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments (2)

Sac City College 4 @ JAYJAY

Ever since Robert Rauschenberg built his legendary “combines” from cast-off junk sculptors have relied increasingly on found objects and industrial materials. Repurposed, they convey new meanings that go beyond associations we normally affix to them.

Read the full story

Posted in ReviewsComments Off on Sac City College 4 @ JAYJAY

Vertical Slideshow


Email Subscription Request

You will receive a verification message once you submit this form.