Archive for the ‘art’ Category

Physical Graffiti: Signs of a Dedicated Street Artist in Our Midsts

Friday, April 21st, 2017

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The “Summer of Love Experience” Debuts at Our de Young Museum – A MUST SEE – Runs Through August 20, 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Here it is, at America’s fifth busiest museum:

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Walk from the pouring sun of Golden Gate Park through the entrance to see the now-decorated front doors.

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It’s The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll at our de Young Museum.

April 8th to August 20th from 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM on Tuesdays through Sundays. CLOSED MONDAYS.  Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive 94118. (415) 750-3600

I thought it would be heavy on textiles/fashion and it is. I thought it would be an A+ show and it is.

And here’s a taste of it – a Digital Story.

And here is the review:

Groove on hippie vibe at BAM, de Young Summer of Love exhibits by Charles Desmarais

And now, on with the show:
Flower Child Dede Wilsey and FAMSF Director Max Hollein at the kickoff:

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Colleen Terry (Assistant Curator, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Art) and Jill d’Alessandro (Curator of Costume and Textile Arts, de young Museum):

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It’s the Hermitage but for posters in there:

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And fashion fashion fashion:

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I’ve never seen a photo of the Further bus from the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

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And of course, exit through the dedicated gift shop:

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The catalogue is amazing as well:

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Memberships at the de Young start at $119

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And leaving you with this – road signs marked 1967 and 2017:

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Yet Another Illegal Sidewalk Advertisement on the Streets of San Francisco: “BAG RAIDERS SF 6.9” – Don’t Tell Dennis

Monday, April 10th, 2017

As seen on Ashbury, promoting this event:

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City Attorney Dennis Herrera does NOT appreciate this kind of thing.

When THE Lights GO DOWN IN THE CITY

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

All the deets on this WTLGDITC mural:

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America in Distress, 2017: Tiny Flags, Upside Down

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

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What Our de Young Museum’s Bouquets to Art is, in One Photo – Show Runs Through March 19, 2017 in Golden Gate Park

Friday, March 17th, 2017

All the deets.

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Word On The Street: “EVICT TRUMP, EVICT THE TRUMPS” – The Latest Example of “SF VS. TRUMP”

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

As seen on Divis.

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This is yet another entry in SF VS. TRUMP

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Empty Heart, Empty Heart, Empty Heart, Empty Heart, Empty Heart, Empty Heart, Arrow

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Six empty hearts in the Richmond District:

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Public Art, Sort Of – At Geary and Masonic – Very Dribbly

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

So very dribbly!

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“Retired” Right-of-Center Columnist CW Nevius REBORN as an “Emerging Solo Performer” – “Chuck” Nevius Plays The Marsh March 13th & 27th

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

His new one-man show at The Marsh inside of the Hotel Utah is called “COMING SOON*” – sounds like it could get a little blue.

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So borderline septuagenarian CW emerges as friendly “Chuck,” who will be the cleanup hitter after three one-woman shows.

Let’s hope he hits a home run (and that he pays his MUNI fare on his way to the theatre.)

From MNF to Monday Night Marsh – WALSTIB. (I recommend the $100 per ticket reserved seating option for these shows, Gentle Reader.)

Break a leg, “Chuck.”

*TWSS!