Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Fingerprints of the Gods

Fingerprints of the Gods

SANGREE

Et al. etc. San Francisco, California, USA 07/23/2016 – 08/20/2016

Presented by Yautepec After the stars were formed in massive dense clouds of molecular hydrogen and the Earth’s crust had cooled, the unknown came rolling into our end of the milky way and our consciousness became aware. They came from the upper atmosphere, flesh and blood beings who were looked upon to have created plant

Presented by Yautepec After the stars were formed in massive dense clouds of molecular hydrogen and the Earth’s crust had cooled, the unknown came rolling into our end of the milky way and our consciousness became aware. They came from the upper atmosphere, flesh and blood beings who were looked upon to have created plant

Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances

Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances

Mariana Castillo Deball

San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, California, USA 04/14/2016 – 07/30/2016

​Berlin-based artist Mariana Castillo Deball (b. Mexico City, 1975) reveals gaps in the often unquestioned narratives of museology and archaeology in a new exhibition at San Francisco Art Institute’s (SFAI) Walter and McBean Galleries this spring. The installation brings together new work by Deball inspired by the archaeological archives of the Fine Arts Museums of

Berlin-based artist Mariana Castillo Deball (b. Mexico City, 1975) reveals gaps in the often unquestioned narratives of museology and archaeology in a new exhibition at San Francisco Art Institute’s (SFAI) Walter and McBean Galleries this spring. The installation brings together new work by Deball inspired by the archaeological archives of the Fine Arts Museums of

Miso Soup for the Silicon Soul Miso Soup for the Silicon Soul

Miso Soup for the Silicon Soul

Keith J. Varadi

Et al. San Francisco, California, USA 05/20/2016 – 06/25/2016

You know what? If you partake in enough conversations nearby a water cooler, the difference between bassinets and bayonets becomes minimally grim. Any word can start a war. Raw and tart, I have a knack for words. Poetry can be profoundly nothing, like a “yeah, but.” But also, while you were talking shit at the mouth pisser, I

You know what? If you partake in enough conversations nearby a water cooler, the difference between bassinets and bayonets becomes minimally grim. Any word can start a war. Raw and tart, I have a knack for words. Poetry can be profoundly nothing, like a “yeah, but.” But also, while you were talking shit at the mouth pisser, I

Ten Paintings

Ten Paintings

Laura Owens

CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts San Francisco, California, USA 04/28/2016 – 07/23/2016

A new body of work by Los Angeles–based artist Laura Owens debuts at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts from April 28 through July 23, 2016. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Curated by Wattis Institute director and chief curator Anthony Huberman, Laura Owens: Ten Paintings presents new paintings, artist books, and site-specific, hand-printed

A new body of work by Los Angeles–based artist Laura Owens debuts at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts from April 28 through July 23, 2016. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Curated by Wattis Institute director and chief curator Anthony Huberman, Laura Owens: 10 Paintings presents new paintings, artist books, and site-specific, hand-printed wallpaper installations

Everything but the kitchen sank

Everything but the kitchen sank

Alejandro Almanza Pereda

San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, California, USA 06/20/2015 – 12/12/2015

San Francisco Art Institute presents 2015 Harker Award recipient and artist-in-residence Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s Everything but the kitchen sank, on display now through December 12 in the Diego Rivera Gallery and July 28-October 3 in the Walter and McBean Galleries. This ambitious exhibition spans two gallery spaces — in the Diego Rivera Gallery, Pereda has

San Francisco Art Institute presents 2015 Harker Award recipient and artist-in-residence Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s Everything but the kitchen sank, on display now through December 12 in the Diego Rivera Gallery and July 28-October 3 in the Walter and McBean Galleries. This ambitious exhibition spans two gallery spaces — in the Diego Rivera Gallery, Pereda has

Earth Machines

Earth Machines

Alisa Baremboym, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen, Spiros Hadjidjanos, and more

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, California, USA 08/14/2015 – 12/06/2015

Artists: Alisa Baremboym, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen, Spiros Hadjidjanos, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Kevin McElvaney, Leslie Shows, and Addie Wagenknecht. Taking a rare view from the artist’s perspective of tech waste and how it adversely affects our environment, Earth Machines is a riveting wake-up call about how our laptops, cell phones, and other

Artists: Alisa Baremboym, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen, Spiros Hadjidjanos, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Kevin McElvaney, Leslie Shows, and Addie Wagenknecht. Taking a rare view from the artist’s perspective of tech waste and how it adversely affects our environment, Earth Machines is a riveting wake-up call about how our laptops, cell phones, and other

Sunset Strrip

Sunset Strrip

Curated by Night Gallery

The Battery San Francisco, California, USA 07/28/2015 – 10/11/2015

Artists: Derek Boshier, Mira Dancy, Karl Haendel, Jake Kean-Mayman, Josh Mannis, Rose Marcus, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Augustus Thompson, Christine Wang In the 60s the Sunset Strip was dirrty. Dirrty in the trash that covered the streets and dirrty in the deals that went down between hustlers on the street and those in cars. Dirrty hands shook

Artists: Derek Boshier, Mira Dancy, Karl Haendel, Jake Kean-Mayman, Josh Mannis, Rose Marcus, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Augustus Thompson, Christine Wang In the 60s the Sunset Strip was dirrty. Dirrty in the trash that covered the streets and dirrty in the deals that went down between hustlers on the street and those in cars. Dirrty hands shook

Picture Puzzle Pattern Control Picture Puzzle Pattern Control

Picture Puzzle Pattern Control

Shana Moulton

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco, California, USA 04/16/2015 – 08/02/2015

Kitsch, mysticism, pop culture and spirituality collide in the work of New York-based artist Shana Moulton. Her practice investigates the relationship between American consumer culture and the New Age movement, highlighting consumerism’s influence on wellness and spiritual fulfillment. In videos, performances and installations, the artist always plays Cynthia, a mute character inhabiting highly artificial environments, who seeks spiritual enlightenment, physical

Kitsch, mysticism, pop culture and spirituality collide in the work of New York-based artist Shana Moulton. Her practice investigates the relationship between American consumer culture and the New Age movement, highlighting consumerism’s influence on wellness and spiritual fulfillment. In videos, performances and installations, the artist always plays Cynthia, a mute character inhabiting highly artificial environments, who seeks spiritual enlightenment, physical

Lapses in Thinking by the Person I Am

Lapses in Thinking by the Person I Am

Josephine Pryde

Wattis Institute San Francisco, California, USA 05/04/2015 – 08/01/2015

Pryde’s dual practices of photography and sculpture will be showcased in this first solo presentation of her work in an American institution. Making use of the technical and iconic potential of photography in its various forms, Pryde creates visually arresting and conceptually precise images that play upon the relationship between two dominant historical uses of

Pryde’s dual practices of photography and sculpture will be showcased in this first solo presentation of her work in an American institution. Making use of the technical and iconic potential of photography in its various forms, Pryde creates visually arresting and conceptually precise images that play upon the relationship between two dominant historical uses of

Invisible Green

Invisible Green

Ruairiadh O'Connell

Jessica Silverman Gallery San Francisco, California, USA 05/23/2014 – 06/28/2014

Jessica Silverman Gallery is pleased to present “Invisible Green,” a solo show by Ruairiadh O’Connell. Ruairiadh O’Connell’s work investigates the psychological functions of design in all its manifestations, from abstract patterns through domestic interiors to landscape architecture. For this show, he has created paintings and sculptures, which transform the aesthetics of exclusion, isolation and distraction

Jessica Silverman Gallery is pleased to present “Invisible Green,” a solo show by Ruairiadh O’Connell. Ruairiadh O’Connell’s work investigates the psychological functions of design in all its manifestations, from abstract patterns through domestic interiors to landscape architecture. For this show, he has created paintings and sculptures, which transform the aesthetics of exclusion, isolation and distraction