Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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Within and Without: Transformations in Chinese Landscapes

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm

Closed Mon & Tues through 9/21, then only closed Tues. The landscape, the most prominent painting tradition in China, brings with it more than…


Inside Rodin's Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs. until 8pm

Closed Monday & Tuesday. Dr. James Chang, an internationally renowned hand reconstruction surgeon at Stanford, has long been fascinated by Rodin’s…


Artists Observe Nature, 1600-1800

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, closed Mon & Tues

Closed MON & TUES through 9/21, then only closed TUES. After 1600, it became increasingly common for draftsmen and printmakers to study nature…


Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums

Cantor Arts Center11 am-5pm, Thurs until 8 pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday. This exhibition of 83 photographic prints by Carleton Watkins—perhaps America's most influential 19th-century landscape…


Mapping Edo: The Social and Political Geography of Early Modern Japan

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs ’til 8pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday. Experience Edo-period Japan (1615–1868) through archival maps, prints, and paintings of the capital and surrounding…


Night, Smoke, and Shadows: The Presence of Atmosphere in the 19th Century

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs ’til 8pm

Closed Mon & Tues through 9/21, then only closed TUES. Many artists active in the 19th century manipulated the appearance of atmosphere in…


Portola Art Gallery Presents Alan McGee’s “Onions Observed — An Animistic Perspective”

Portola Art Gallery10AM-5PM

Portola Art Gallery Presents Alan McGee’s “Onions Observed — An Animistic Perspective” EXHIBITION: “Onions Observed — An Animistic…


American Photographs: A Cultural History

Cantor Arts Center11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm

OPEN JULY 4, 11 am - 5 pm. Closed Mon and Tues. Alexander Nemerov, the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor of Arts and Humanities,…



Secession Art and Design12-7pm

Synthesis is a two person exhibition of new works from San Francisco-based artists Molly McGrath and Jonathan Koshi. In this show, Secession…



Berkeley Art Center11am - 5pm, Wednesday - Sunday

Berkeley Art Center challenged artists to submit work that represented the social and political issues that incited change, movement and upheaval.…


Hidden Treasures in Full View - Flowers and Landscapes by Yvonne Newhouse

Peninsula Art Institute11am - 5pm

Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
 John Ruskin. Watercolor painter Yvonne Newhouse brings attention…


The Skull Show

Bedford Gallery12:00-5:00pm

The Skull Show examines the role that skulls have played in the historical register as memento mori and religious icons. This exhibition also…


Spaces in Between

Dolby Chadwick GalleryT-F 10-6, S 11-5

The lyrical geometry undergirding Franks paintings is a means for expressing the Japanese concept of ma, or the space between objects and events…

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SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot

Oakland Museum of California11am-5pm, till 9pm on Fri

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of groundbreaking alternative art and culture magazine Giant Robot, OMCA features the major exhibition,…

Color Shift

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

One of the most influential artist-educators of the twentieth century, Josef Albers (18881976) taught innovative courses at the Bauhaus in…

Hofmann by Hofmann

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In 1960 Hans Hofmann (18801966) described the just-completed painting Summer Bliss as one of his finest. At the suggestion of Erle Loran, then…

Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Forrest Bess (19111977) described himself as a visionary artist. His small but powerful abstract paintings, with their thick paint and handmade…

Cosmos Codex

M.A.C.L.A. (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana)Wednesday-Thursday 12-7 and Friday-Saturday 12-5.

COSMOS CODEX is a commissioned, site-specific work by artist Vargas-Suarez UNIVERSAL. This is MACLA’s first art exhibition dedicated to the…

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Brooklyn Bridge

George Lawson Gallery - Potrero Hill12-6pm

For exhibit 39 we are pleased to present Brooklyn Bridge, a group show of fourteen contemporary Brooklyn painters, guest curated by painter…


Wall & Ardor: William T. Wiley in the 21st Century

Sonoma Valley Museum of ArtWednesday through Sunday, 11am-5pm

Over a period of fifty years, William T. Wiley has distinguished himself as an artist whose extensive body of work has consistently defied mainstream…

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