Category: San Francisco

Calendar. 02.19.14.

Performa Obscura, by Athi-Patra Ruga, in collaboration with Mikhael Subotzky
Performa Obscura, by Athi-Patra Ruga, in collaboration with Mikhael Subotzky. Part of the exhibit Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, in collaboration with SFMOMA, in San Francisco. Opens Friday. (Photo: Ruth Simbao, courtesy Athi-Patra Ruga.)

Calendar. 01.09.14.

Orgasmic Man (I, II, III), 1969, by Peter Hujar. (Courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery.)
Orgasmic Man (I, II, III), 1969, by Peter Hujar. Part of the exhibition Peter Hujar: Love & Lust at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. Also on view at the gallery is Nan Goldin: Nine Self-Portraits. Through March 8, near Union Square. (Image courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery.)

Calendar. 12.11.13.

Sound-Manifest-Horizon-No.-1 by Augustine Kofie as part of Graffuturism at White Walls in SF
Sound Manifest Horizon No. 1, by Augustine Kofie. Part of the group show L’Avenir, a Graffuturism Group Show, organized by Poesia, at White Walls Gallery. Opens Saturday in San Francisco. (Image courtesy of the artist and White Walls.)

Calendar. 11.29.12.


After processing they wait at railroad station for transportation to mine, 1960-66, by Ernest Cole. Part of the exhibit South Africa in Apartheid and After: David Goldblatt, Ernest Cole and Billy Monk, at SFMOMA. Opens Saturday. (Courtesy of the Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg © The Ernest Cole Family Trust.)

  • L.A.: Lost in L.A., at the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park. Opens Saturday, in Hollywood.
  • Houston: The Progress of Love, at the Menil Collection. Opens Sunday.
  • Miami: Esther Shalev-Gerz, Describing Labor, at the Wolfsonian. Opens today, at Florida International University.
  • NYC: Fred Herzog: In Color, at Laurence Miller Gallery. Opens today, in Midtown.
  • NYC: Gary Simmons, a survey exhibition, at Metro Pictures. Opens today, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: David Humphrey and James Siena, at Valentine Gallery. Opens Friday at 6pm, in Bushwick.
  • Kingston, NY: Mark Hogancamp, Crash Landing!, at One Mile Gallery. Opens Saturday at 2pm, in the Hudson Valley.
  • Lima: Alberto Borea at Galería Lucía de la Puenta. Now on view, in Barranco.

Calendar. 08.15.12.


Entrada, enamel paint on found objects, by Max ‘RIPO’ Rippon. From the artist’s solo exhibit Signs, Fines & Cheap Wines, at White Walls, through September 1. (Image courtesy of the artist and White Walls.)

  • L.A.: Alison Saar, STILL…, at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis. Opens Saturday, on the west side. There will be an artist’s reception on September 15 at 4pm.
  • L.A.: Abel Alejandre, La Junta/The Gathering, at Coagula Curatorial. Through September 2.
  • S.F.: Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, No Touch, at Eli Ridgway. Opens Friday.
  • NYC: Projects 98: Slavs and Tartars, at the Museum of Modern Art. Opens today, in Midtown.
  • NYC: An artist sandcastle competition organized by Creative Time. This Friday at 3pm in the Rockaways. Hells Yeah!

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Calendar. 03.07.12.


Ponzoña, Arena Coliseo, ca. 1983, by Lourdes Grobet. Part of the exhibit Photography in Mexico, opening at SFMOMA, this Saturday. (Image courtesy of SFMOMA.)

Calendar. 12.15.11.


There’s a screening of Serious Play: The Worlds of Helen Levitt, a documentary by Tanya Sleiman, at Eli Ridgway Gallery in San Francisco this Saturday at 4pm. You can see a trailer here. If I lived in S.F., this is where you’d find me. (Photo above nabbed from the very wonderful American Suburb X.)

  • Plus: My NYC picks can be found over at Gallerina

Calendar. 06.23.11.


Untitled, circa 2000, by Margaret Kilgallen. On view at Ratio 3 in San Francisco as part of a memorial show dedicated to the artist, Margaret Kilgallen: Summer/Selections. Opens today. (Image courtesy of Ratio 3. More pix at The Citrus Report.)