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Sophie Calle at Fraenkel Gallery

In my early days as a theater student, when my teacher was tired of our careful, over-polished, actorish acting, he’d exhort us to show our “bathroom selves.” Your bathroom self is who you are before you apply your mask for … Continue reading

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I’m going to the opening of “This is Your World” at Gallery Carte Blanche Friday. Are you?

I’ve written about Gallery Carte Blanche before, and am excited for the new show opening at the Mission gallery/bookshop/hangout. “This is Your World” features the photography of four European women, and the subject of this exhibit is women: in childhood, … Continue reading

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I’m going to the Zyzzyva Spring issue launch at Catherine Clark Gallery. Are you?

 This Saturday, April 7, at 4 we’re launching the spring issue of Zyzzyva magazine at Catherine Clark Gallery at 150 Minna St. in conjunction with the gallery’s 21st anniversary celebrations. Zyzzyva managing editor and illustrious book reviewer Oscar Villalon, Jonathan Keats, … Continue reading

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Carte Blanche Gallery and Bookshop

I discovered a lovely gallery/bookshop in the Mission the other day. Carte Blanche features the work of twelve international emerging artists, curated by Parisian transplant Gwen Lafage. Prints are for sale framed or unframed, and there is a small but … Continue reading

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Specs Celebrations in North Beach, SF Weekly

​It’s rare to hear news of an old San Francisco establishment that doesn’t end in “evicted over a rent dispute” or “replaced by a Starbucks.” While ongoing development of the city is a mark of vitality and should be welcome … Continue reading

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Notes from an Extended Art Crawl, SF Weekly

                    August is the month when most of the world goes on vacation and makes you feel a bit of a chump for staying put in a dubious staycation in the … Continue reading

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My review of Scott Yeskel’s “Mapping California” in the San Francisco Examiner

Painter Scott Yeskel’s exhibit at Jack Fischer Gallery is titled “Mapping California,” but it could as aptly be named “Leaving California” or “EscapingCalifornia.” It is not a pervasive view of California he depicts. He ignores the wealthy enclaves of Hollywood … Continue reading

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