Posts Tagged ‘KQED’

Finding Photography “Secondhand” at Pier 24

Maurizio Anzeri. Pierre, 2013; Courtesy of the artist.

From our friends at KQED, today we bring you Matthew Harrison Tedford’s review of Secondhand, the new exhibition at Pier 24 Photography. Tedford notes, “[…] these works possess the power to convey a corporeal and emotional truth […]” This article was originally published on August 14, 2014. Secondhand, the first new exhibition to open at Pier 24 Photography in San Francisco since July 2013, presents the work[…..]

Good Things Require Money: THE THING Quarterly’s Moment to Moment

Moment to Moment, installation view, Castro Muni Train Station, San Francisco. On floor: Starlee Kine. On wall: Susan O'Malley.

As part of our ongoing partnership with KQED.org, today we bring you a reflection on Moment to Moment, a collaboration between San Francisco’s THE THING Quarterly and Levi’s. Author Roula Seikaly explores the art historical precedent for the project and questions the relationship between artistic endeavors and corporate sponsorship. She notes, “the THING/Levi’s Made & Crafted union is troublesome, if only because the partnership defies the[…..]

SFMOMA Is On the Go: Five Reasons to Track It Down

As part of our ongoing partnership with KQED, today we bring you a look at how SFMOMA is continuing to produce exhibitions and events even though the museum will be closed until 2016. While there’s no denying that this is a hardship for San Francisco’s art community, it’s also an opportunity for SFMOMA to become a more flexible institution that works beyond the boundaries of[…..]

Artists Who Confront Violence: An Introduction

Francisco Goya. The Disasters of War (Plate 39 – heroic feat! With dead men!), 1810-1820; etching.

As part of our ongoing partnership with KQED Arts, today we bring you an article on activism and the artistic lineage of political criticism, from Goya to Gezi Park. Author Christian L. Frock is also giving a lecture on the same topic at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 29, at the Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco. This article was originally published on  June 27, 2013.[…..]

Too Hard to Keep

Today’s feature is from our  good friends at KQED Arts in San Francisco. Writer Roula Seikaly discusses Too Hard to Keep, a new project by Chicago-based photographer, Jason Lazarus, currently on view at SF Camerawork. One of the less understood figures in Christian folklore is the sin eater. This person, usually a beggar, was charged with absolving someone of their sins by consuming food and drink that[…..]

New Work: R.H. Quaytman at SFMOMA

Today’s article is from our friends at KQED arts in San Francisco, where Danielle Sommer discusses R. H. Quaytman’s new work at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In the 1950s, San Francisco poet Jack Spicer wrote that he considered a collection of poems to be a community meant to “echo and re-echo against each other.” A quick look at R.H. Quaytman’s new installation,[…..]

Build Your Own World: The 2010 01SJ Biennial

This weekend, the largest festival of art, technology and digital culture in the United States opens in San Jose, California. The 2010 01SJ Biennial, Build Your Own World, is a multi-disciplinary, multi-venue event that features dozens of projects by artists, designers, engineers, architects, marketers, corporations and citizens during a four day, city wide event. The biennial, which is open from September 16-19, includes exhibitions, performances,[…..]