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Painter Prophet of Modernism

By Sura Wood | Feb 14
Going to the exhibition "Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia" at the Legion of Honor is like visiting a beloved old friend; it's an antidote to Super Bowl fatigue or whatever ails you.

Moscow Exhibit Offers Free Admission for Women Wearing High Heels

Feb 8
A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels.

Museum's Stellar Return in Berkeley

By Sura Wood | Feb 7
BAMPFA's new home is a 1939 UC Berkeley printing plant "repurposed" by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects, who've integrated a curvilinear machine aesthetic and given the streamlined moderne, late Deco style a 21st-century panache.

Bodies of Work

By Sura Wood | Jan 31
The show, which inaugurates the opening of the San Francisco Arts Commission's expanded, newly renovated main gallery in the War Memorial Veterans Building, is focused on the body, fractured and transmuted into art.

Oscar Wilde Tours' Shady Ladies of the Metropolitan Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 27
Andrew Lear of Oscar Wilde Tours presents "Shady Ladies of the Met," focusing on works of art that might be interesting to niche audiences like the LGBT community, and explaining them in a fun and interesting way.

Miracle on Capp Street

By Sura Wood | Jan 24
The house, Ireland's residence for three decades until several years before his death in 2009, is possibly his greatest, most enduring achievement, and his legacy.

Art World 2016

By Sura Wood | Jan 10
Get ready for an onslaught of new art complexes and renovated and expanded spaces in the first half of this brand new year, along with a plentitude of artworks that will fill them.

Bay Area Art World, 2015

By Sura Wood | Jan 3
The time has come to look back on the year that was with a mixture of bemusement, pleasure and regret.

Snapshot Epiphanies

By Sura Wood | Dec 20
Thirty-three double exposures, quickie portraits, color photographs and a smattering of press photos, all of female subjects, are currently on view in "Vernacular Vixens: Found Images from the Robert E. Jackson Collection."

Out There :: Artistic Tourism in Washington

By Richard Dodds | Dec 5
A week away, in Washington DC for familial holiday obligations, also meant a few happy afternoons spent amidst the bounty of our national art museums. An inveterate museumgoer, Out There can recommend the following exhibitions.

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