Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
The Feminist School of Painting The Feminist School of Painting

The Feminist School of Painting

Ad Minoliti

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA 10/03/2018 – 12/15/2018

The Feminist School of Painting is a solo exhibition by Ad Minoliti. Culminating her residency at KADIST, the project transforms the galleries into an active classroom with new murals of vibrant silhouettes of animals, landscapes, and geometrical forms. Reimagining the structure of an art school, Minoliti collaborates with a group of Bay Area artists, scholars,

Ad Minoliti, Amigxs, 2018 Digital postcard. Courtesy of KADIST Ad Minoliti, Installation view of Dollhouse, 2018, at Peres Projects, Berlin. Courtesy of KADIST Ad Minoliti, PLAY C, 2016. Digital collage on canvas, 100 x 140cm. Courtesy of KADIST The Feminist School of Painting is a solo exhibition by Ad Minoliti. Culminating her residency at KADIST, the project

Somewhere in Between

Somewhere in Between

David Shrobe

Jenkins Johnson Gallery San Francisco, California, USA 09/22/2018 – 10/27/2018

Jenkins Johnson presents Somewhere in Between, an exhibition of new works by New York based visual artist and painter David Shrobe. He creates paintings and assemblages from repurposed, unconventional, or found materials. Shrobe’s first West Coast solo exhibition is on view through October 27, 2018. Somewhere in Between gives us windows and portals, as the

David Shrobe, Cross-Over, 2018. Acrylic, ink, and fabric on canvas. 34 x 27 inches. Somewhere in Between, Installation view at Jenkins Johnson Gallery. Photo courtesy of Jenkins Johnson Gallery David Shrobe, Night Vision, 2018. Oil, acrylic, graphite, paper, canvas, vinyl, and fabric. 60 x 49 x 2 inches. Somewhere in Between, Installation View at Jenkins Johnson Gallery. Photo courtesy

See You on the Flipside

See You on the Flipside

Rebekah Goldstein

CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions San Francisco, California, USA 09/08/2018 – 10/27/2018

CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions presents its third solo exhibition of new work by Rebekah Goldstein. See You on the Flipside marks a continued evolution of the artist’s signature lines, shapes, and gravity-challenging spatial treatment. In this exhibition Goldstein hones in on the tension between her two and three dimensional work, linking them conceptually with brand new shaped canvas

Rebekah Goldstein. See You on the Flipside. CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions. San Francisco, California. Photo by Phillip Maisel Rebekah Goldstein. See You on the Flipside. CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions. San Francisco, California. Photo by Phillip Maisel Rebekah Goldstein. See You on the Flipside. CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions. San Francisco, California. Photo by John Wilson White

Trials in Ancient Technologies

Trials in Ancient Technologies

Gala Porras-Kim

Headlands Center for the Arts San Francisco, USA 07/15/2018 – 08/23/2018

Known for work that mines linguistics and history, Los Angeles–based Artist in Residence Gala Porras-Kim creates formally beautiful, conceptually rigorous projects, often inventing new forms based on fragments of ancient artifacts. While in residence at Headlands Center for the Arts, Porras-Kim has been investigating ancient methodologies of decay and documentation, bringing relief to their residual

Gala Porras-Kim: Trials in Ancient Technologies at Headlands Center for the Arts; photo: Henrik Kam Gala Porras-Kim: Trials in Ancient Technologies at Headlands Center for the Arts: Mesoamerican Negative Space 4, 2018; photo: Henrik Kam Gala Porras-Kim: Trials in Ancient Technologies at Headlands Center for the Arts: Ring Mountain PCNs, 2018; photo: Henrik Kam Known for

New Investigations in Collective Form New Investigations in Collective Form

New Investigations in Collective Form

The Open Workshop

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) San Francisco, California, USA 03/29/2018 – 07/29/2018

For the third installment of The City Initiative, which highlights architects, designers, planners, and artists creating provocative work in urban environments, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) features The Open Workshop, a Bay Area design research office founded by architect and urban designer Neeraj Bhatia that focuses on the relationship between territory, form, and

The Open Workshop, Field of Representation, 2018, installation view, The Open Workshop: New Investigations in Collective Form, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2018. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photograph by Charlie Villyard The Open Workshop, Collections of New Worlds, 2018, installation view, The Open Workshop: New Investigations in Collective Form,

Prussian Blue Prussian Blue

Prussian Blue

Yishai Jusidman

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) San Francisco, California, USA 12/01/2017 – 03/25/2018

The Los Angeles–based Mexican painter Yishai Jusidman has an uncanny gift for conjuring naturalistic depictions that probe visual perception and the ethics of representation. YBCA showcases for the first time in the United States the acclaimed exhibition Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, originally organized by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City. The featured paintings

Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, installation view, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, installation view, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard Yishai Jusidman: Prussian

The Third Muslim The Third Muslim

The Third Muslim

Co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed

SOMArts Cultural Center San Francisco, California USA 01/25/2018 – 02/22/2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as queer, trans*, gender non-conforming and Muslim have consistently pushed them to the margins of

Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2018. Photo Credit: Chani Bockwinkel. Courtesy of SOMArts Cultural Center Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2018. Photo Credit: Chani Bockwinkel. Courtesy of SOMArts Cultural Center Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts

VECINOS VECINOS

VECINOS

Eduardo Sarabia, Cynthia Gutiérrez, Gonzalo Lebrija, Gabriel Rico, Gwladys Alonzo

CULT San Francisco, USA 10/27/2017 – 01/20/2018

VECINOS features five prominent artists living and working in Mexico: Eduardo Sarabia, Cynthia Gutiérrez, Gonzalo Lebrija, Gabriel Rico and Gwladys Alonzo. Aged between 26 and 45, they represent different career points within a new generation emerging from Mexico and gaining notoriety in international circles. Most established are Gonzalo Lebrija and Eduardo Sarabia each of whom

Gwladys Alonzo, Cynthia Gutierrez, Gonzalo Lebrija, Gabriel Rico, Eduardo Sarabia. Installation view of VECINOS, CULT, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy of CULT Gabriel Rico, Merde, 2012, Ceramic and 24-karat gold and platinum paint, 120 x 20 x 6 cm / 47.2 x 7.8 x 2.3 inches, Edition: unique (from a series of 6 unique works). Courtesy

Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco

Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco

By Emily K. Holmes San Francisco, California, USA 06/16/2017 – 10/29/2017

Before I even entered the building of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power / Hablándole al Poder presented itself to me in the form of a bold orange billboard. Placed in an exterior courtyard facing a busy downtown San Francisco intersection, the billboard at the time stated quite plainly:

Tania Bruguera, Escuela de Arte Útil, 2017–ongoing. Installation view, Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power / Hablándole al Poder, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard. Antes de entrar en el edificio del Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power

Queerly Tèhuäntin | Cuir Us

Queerly Tèhuäntin | Cuir Us

Yolanda Andrade, Naomi Rincón Gallardo, Ester Hernández, and more...

Galería de la Raza San Francisco, California, USA 08/11/2017 – 10/07/2017

Galería de la Raza presents Queerly Tèhuäntin | Cuir Us, a visual dialogue across borders and generations about the ongoing struggle to be simultaneously Mexican or Chicanx and queer, that is, to be who we are. To be queerly tèhuäntin, Nahuatl for “us”. To be queerly us, queer or cuir -as the term is increasingly used in Spanish- in the sense of nonconventional sexualities and

Yolanda Andrade, Las Alas Del Deseo, 1993. Archival Pigment Print. 18 ½” x 12 ½”. Courtesy of Galería de la Raza. Installation view: Ester Hernández, La Ofrenda, 1990. Screenprint. 29 ½” x 21”. Courtesy of Galería de la Raza. Rurru Mipanochia, Tlaltecuhtli 1, 2017. Acrylic, stylograph, and markers on amate paper. 28” x 23”. Courtesy of Galería de