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New Year at Bay Area Art Galleries
San Francisco, CA

New Year at Bay Area Art Galleries

By Sura Wood | Jan 14
March comes in like a lion, so the saying goes, but the same could be said of January, judging from the crop of new exhibitions roaring out of the gate in this brand-New Year.

2018 in Bay Area Art Museums
San Francisco, CA

2018 in Bay Area Art Museums

By Sura Wood | Jan 7
The country may have been taken over by philistines eager to cut funding for the NEA and other arts organizations they deem wasteful or nefarious, but at least for the Bay Area in 2018, there's reason for guarded optimism.

So Long, 2017 Bay Area Art World!
San Francisco, CA

So Long, 2017 Bay Area Art World!

By Sura Wood | Dec 31
With 2018 just around the corner, it's time to pause and reflect on the year that was in art.

New Technology Aims to Slow Damage to Georgia O'Keeffe Works

New Technology Aims to Slow Damage to Georgia O'Keeffe Works

By Morgan Lee | Dec 30
Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.

After Outcry From Neighbors, NYC's Giant Pink Penis Gets Painted Over

After Outcry From Neighbors, NYC's Giant Pink Penis Gets Painted Over

Dec 28
The saga of the 40 foot pop-up pink penis mural in New York City's Lower East Side is over. After outcry from neighbors the owner of the building where the phallic art was erected, had it painted over.

Got Tips? Hurry! They're Still Worth $10M to Robbed Museum

Got Tips? Hurry! They're Still Worth $10M to Robbed Museum

By William J. Kole | Dec 27
A hot tip could still earn you a cool $10 million from a Boston museum desperate to recover a trove of missing masterpieces. But you'd better hurry.

Pink Pop-Up Penis Painting Pisses Off Neighbors in NYC

Pink Pop-Up Penis Painting Pisses Off Neighbors in NYC

Dec 27
"Do you really want to wake up to wake up to something like that in the morning?" one male passerby said.

Ouster of Top Conductors Creates Scramble for Replacements

Ouster of Top Conductors Creates Scramble for Replacements

By Ronald Blum | Dec 23
When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a cascade.

Globalism Comes to the Galleries
San Francisco, CA

Globalism Comes to the Galleries

By Sura Wood | Dec 10
Local galleries are wrapping up 2017 with their final shows of the year. Here's a chance to catch some of them before time runs out.

2 Groups Investigate Sex Harass Claim Against Peter Martins

2 Groups Investigate Sex Harass Claim Against Peter Martins

Dec 5
Longtime New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins has been removed from teaching his weekly class at the School of American Ballet while the two organizations jointly investigate an accusation of sexual harassment against him.

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