VIVE LA BELLE FRANCE. VIVE BASTILLE DAY

The best rendition of La Marseillaise ever. Written when the French Revolution was at it's most vulnerable, threatened on all sides,...

Civic Center Farmer's Market

CIVIC CENTER FARMER'S MARKET

A mess of greens Radishes The obligatory stop for coffee...

 
 
 
Happy Birthday to Camille Pissarro

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO CAMILLE PISSARRO

Painter Camille Pissarro was born onthisday in 1830! Learn about him and his fascinating artistic journey into Impressionism at the...

MARC CHAGALL, 132 YEARS YOUNG THIS YEAR. BORN JULY 7, 1887

 
 
 

"WE ALL SUFFER" THOSE WHO DESTROYED THE CITY, COMPLAIN

Via David Talbot on Face Book: “San Francisco has been turned into such a grotesque dystopia in the last several years that even the...

INDEPENDENCE DAY AND THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

 
 
 
John Singleton Copley. Born on this day in 1738

JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1738

John Greenleaf and his lamby in 1753. An extremely youthful effort by John Singleton Copley, who was born OTD in 1738. Forgive him,...

Spend 600 000 in an attempt to erase a painting?

SPEND 600 000 IN AN ATTEMPT TO ERASE A PAINTING?

SF will spend 600,000 to paint over history. Actually, the header should read "To paint over a completely mistaken view of the mural...

 
 
 
Sam Francis. Born on this day in 1923

SAM FRANCIS. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1923

June 25, 1923. Samuel Lewis Francis was an American painter and printmaker. Francis was initially influenced by the work of abstract...

"Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold:" - currently at the MoAD

"COFFEE, RHUM, SUGAR & GOLD:" - CURRENTLY AT THE MOAD

The most powerful pieces from the current show at the MoAD. Sculptures by Levar Munroe. Courtesy of Nina Savich & various galleries....

 
 
 
Ed Paschke. Artist du Jour

ED PASCHKE. ARTIST DU JOUR

June 22, 1939. Edward Francis Paschke was an American painter of Polish descent. His childhood interest in animation and cartoons,...

Welcome the Summer solstice

WELCOME THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

Summer Solstice JacobLawrence "When It Is Warm The Parks Are Filled With People"

 
 
 
Christo and Jeanne-Claude - two of the most colorful characters in modern art

CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE - TWO OF THE MOST COLORFUL CHARACTERS IN MODERN ART

June 13, 1935. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude were a married couple who created environmental works of art. Christo...

Paul Georges. American painter

PAUL GEORGES. AMERICAN PAINTER

June 15, 1923. Paul Georges was an American painter. He died at his home at Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, aged 77. He painted large-scale...

 
 
 

BBQ FOR FATHER'S DAY

To heck with the diet today. Have some BBQ.

Japanese tattoos at the Asian Art Museum

JAPANESE TATTOOS AT THE ASIAN ART MUSEUM

More than 60 works on loan from the museum of Fine Arts in Boston comprise the exhibition “Tattoos in Japanese Prints” at the Asian...

 
 
 
Lakonian Black-Figure Kylix

LAKONIAN BLACK-FIGURE KYLIX

Attributed to the Hunt Painter , active 565 - 530 B.C.) .. Greek Sparta, DATE: 530 B.C. ..Terracotta. DIMENSIONS: 13 × 19.5 cm (5 1/8...

The fog is back and SF's real summer is here. Art galore

THE FOG IS BACK AND SF'S REAL SUMMER IS HERE. ART GALORE

COLUMNS ART & ABOUT Summer has landed in the Bay Area, bringing new art with it BY LAURA PAULL | JUNE 12, 2019Although it's summer...

 
 
 
Happy Birthday to Anne Frank

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ANNE FRANK

From Robert Reich: Anne Frank would be 90 years old today. We owe her, and the millions more who perished, infants to the elderly,...

Constable. Born on this day in 1776

CONSTABLE. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1776

The church in East Bergholt, the town where John Constable was born, drawn by him in 1806. Welcome to "Constable Country," also known...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound7x5 oil on canvas I am really enjoying this series of small paintings. It has a fun time of exploring new techniques with color and design. I am creating small works... Read more ...

SM House / Quesnel arquitectos

SM House / Quesnel arquitectos

© Manolo R. Solis Architects: Quesnel arquitectos Location: Merida, Mexico Category: Houses Lead Architect: Carlos Quesnel Moguel Area: 538.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound7x5 oil on canvas I am really enjoying this series of small paintings. It has a fun time of exploring new techniques with color and design. I am creating small works... Read more ...

Lomography Unveils the First New Color Film Stock in Half a Decade

Lomography Unveils the First New Color Film Stock in Half a Decade

Lomography is making some major waves in the photo world today by unveiling the first brand new color negative emulsion to be released in half a decade. They're calling it... Read more ...

Xylem Pavilion / Kéré Architecture

Xylem Pavilion / Kéré Architecture

© Iwan Baan Architects: Kéré Architecture Location: 96 S Grove Creek Rd, Fishtail, MT 59028, United States Category: Pavillion Architect In Charge: Francis Kéré Area: 2100.0... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, Textured Art, “BLUE...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, Textured Art, “BLUE THOUGHTS” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

10"x10"x.75" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available $100 Read more ...

Bravo House / Fernanda Canales

Bravo House / Fernanda Canales

© Rafael Gamo Architects: Fernanda Canales Location: Valle de Bravo, Mexico Category: Houses Lead Architect: Fernanda Canales Area: 200.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photography... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting,Expressionism “Summer Petals” by...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting,Expressionism “Summer Petals” by Abstract Artist Lela Kay

Inspired by nature and color this painting was created by using mixed media, oil, oil pastels and graphite. The first of my new series of organic paintings that reference the... Read more ...

La Iluminada House / Martín Gómez Arquitectos

La Iluminada House / Martín Gómez Arquitectos

© Daniela Mac Adden Architects: Martin Gomez Arquitectos Location: La Barra, Uruguay Category: Houses Lead Architects: Martin Gomez, Lorena Errico, Santiago Fernández... Read more ...

Contemporary Bird Fine Art Painting, “RAVEN TOTEM 3, LAPIS LAZULI” by...

Contemporary Bird Fine Art Painting, “RAVEN TOTEM 3, LAPIS LAZULI” by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse, Painter of the American West

56"x24" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...