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Larry Sultan in Living Color
San Francisco, CA

Larry Sultan in Living Color

By Sura Wood | Apr 23
Visual acuity and verbal eloquence are abilities that rarely inhabit the same person in equal measure; photographer Larry Sultan is one of the exceptions to the rule.

Trippin' Through the Summer of Love
San Francisco, CA

Trippin' Through the Summer of Love

By Sura Wood | Apr 16
The 400-plus-object show, mostly drawn from the museum's permanent collection, is unapologetically superficial, and that's cool. I mean, when is the last time you've been to a museum that quoted Jerry Garcia?

All That Jazz!
San Francisco, CA

All That Jazz!

By Sura Wood | Apr 9
Imagine Duke Ellington with a paintbrush instead of tinkling piano keys, and you have the verve and on-the-move vibe of American artist Stuart Davis.

A Closet So Organized It's Being Exhibited at the Met

A Closet So Organized It's Being Exhibited at the Met

By Katherine Roth | Apr 6
Sara Berman's closet was so extraordinary in its simplicity and elegance that it recently earned a place among the far more luxurious period rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Oscar Wilde Portrait, Prison Cell Door Part of LGBT Exhibit

Oscar Wilde Portrait, Prison Cell Door Part of LGBT Exhibit

Apr 3
A portrait of Oscar Wilde that once hung above the writer's fireplace has gone on display at London's Tate Britain gallery along with the door to Wilde's prison cell.

Gallery-Going Greets the Springtime
San Francisco, CA

Gallery-Going Greets the Springtime

By Sura Wood | Apr 2
Dust off that Stravinsky recording and dance a pagan rite to spring, because contemporary art is blooming at local galleries. Here's a sampling.

Discovering Abstract Expressionist John McLaughlin

Discovering Abstract Expressionist John McLaughlin

Apr 1
The post-war modernist painter, a late-bloomer who never received widespread recognition during his lifetime, is getting a long-overdue retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Museum Breaks Ground on Gehry-Led Expansion

Philadelphia Museum Breaks Ground on Gehry-Led Expansion

Mar 31
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has broken ground on a $196 million expansion project led by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

Mar 30
A UNESCO-backed Paris exhibition exploring the psychology behind racism aims to shed light on why racist acts in France are on the rise, and to educate against prejudice.

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met'

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met'

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
A new private tour by Andrew Lear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Nasty Women of the Met," will give you all the dirt on the firebrands who toppled stereotypes and shattered glass ceilings, and the female artists who made their mark.

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