Art Practical | Apr 08, 2012
Living as Form takes on the formidable challenges of connecting social practice to the real world and presenting documentation as an aesthetic medium.
Art Practical | Apr 01, 2012
Landscape Update is a display of potential rather than a fully resolved exhibition. Considering that nearly all the works in the show were made in the past three months, it's clear that Shaw is dedicated to her practice.
Art Practical | Mar 25, 2012
During the short time Arthur Tress spent photographing San Francisco in the spring and summer of 1964, he amassed more than nine hundred negatives, from which curator James A. Ganz has selected seventy-one for the exhibition Arthur Tress: San Francisco 1964.
Art Practical | Mar 18, 2012
In his current exhibition, Fred Wilson explores the idea that Black is not only beautiful but also philosophical. Wilson is an expert at producing conjunctions of historical objects that expose the racist undertones in the history of art.
Art Practical | Feb 19, 2012
Two new Matrix exhibitions, Andy Warhol: Polaroids and Tables of Content: Ray Johnson and Robert Warner Bob Box Archive, present these artists side-by-side, in a single gallery space separated by a sheer black screen.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.