March 2008 Archives
The Big Sad: Barry McGee & Clare Rojas
Riverside Art Museum
Exhibition Dates: March 30 - May 17, 2008
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 30, 2008, 4-7pm
Barry McGee and Clare Rojas have long been associated with the "Mission School", a loose collection of artists inspired by the culture of the street, particularly in the Mission District of San Francisco. Their works are often shown clustered together, mixing handcrafted paintings with scraps scavenged from the street and with photographs and other artwork found at thrift stores.
We're very pleased to announce we've acquired two new locations for the Phantom Galleries project in the SoFA District. We are grateful to the owners of the buildings for their participation which gives exhibit opportunities to our local artists and enlivens our district.
486 South First Street - Long time Duke of the Art Car brigade, Philo Northrup (pictured above) exhibits his personal assemblage artwork. On view through May, 2008.
Anno Domini, in partnership with Sao Paulo's Choque Cultural, presents Bruno 9Li's first ever limited edition screen print. This 3 color, signed/numbered, visually reverberating print is an edition of 150, for $225. USD
We also have a new arrival of original artwork by Bruno from his Tormenta exhibit in Sao Paulo late last year.
Click here for images and info.
"FERAL" a collaborative installation by SWOON & MONICA CANILAO, "tales of wicked women and wildish girls" opens on Friday, March 21, 2008 at The Luggage Store. The artist's reception is on the 21st from 6-8pm and the exhibit runs through April 26th. Make sure you get out to this one!
Black Rock Arts Foundation is working to bring Homouroboros by Peter Hudson to San Jose for a month long exhibit beginning mid May, 2008. At 24 feet tall and 30 feet in diameter, Homouroboros is one of the largest, most ambitious zoetropes ever created, and public exhibition of the piece will establish a new level of interactivity for public art.
A community event featuring the artist will be held here at Anno Domini gallery on Thursday, March 20th from 6:30pm - 9pm. Admission is a $10 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds. All proceeds to benefit the Homouroboros project. ($28,000 has already been raised toward their goal of $40,000.)
Volunteers are also needed to support this amazing outdoor, interactive exhibition. If you would like to lend your hands or mind to this project, feel free to attend this event for more informaiton, or visit their site here.
Ben Henderson, an amazing singer/songwriter is performing live at Brokendoor Espresso on Friday, March 14th at 8pm.
Ben just released his new CD Dirty Birdies which is fantastic, it'll be a real treat to see Ben in this up close and intimate venue. Free and open to all ages. (Awesome flyer by Pellet.)
231 E. Santa Clara (across from City Hall)
Downtown San Jose
Overlap.org and VOLUME present:
Friday, March 21st. 2008, 7-9pm
San Francisco Art Institute Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut St. San Francisco, CA 94133
LISTEN/VISION is a unique series exploring the art of perception. It is a place and time for a shared experience of sound and light and space. Volume and Overlap.org have partnered to commission new and unreleased sound and video works from an international pool of acclaimed contemporary artists. These exclusive pieces, not to be found anywhere on the web or a CD, are presented in a collective listening environment. Links: Overlap.org Volumeprojects.org
"Glory Boy Days" crew at Cinequest in San Jose
Congratulations to the local crew behind the making of "Glory Boy Days" that debuted at Cinequest this weekend. We really enjoyed seeing our peeps up on the big screen last night!