Category Archives: Art Exhibit Review

The Last Iceberg: Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman’s photography exhibition The Last Iceberg is currently on view at The World Affairs Council, in San Francisco. Camille approaches the images of icebergs as portraits of individuals, much like family photos of ancestors. She seeks a moment in … Continue reading

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Travis Somerville at Catherine Clark

The Travis Somerville solo show, A Great Cloud of Witnesses is an interesting – (if somewhat obvious)  take on history and the current state of racial tensions. It has a raw folk art edge we liked, especially the Pinocchio nose on the … Continue reading

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Muses and Madness in Berkeley

Opening up this Saturday is the exhibit Muses and Madness in Berkeley at SR2 Gallery. It is  a solo show of work by the artist Patrushka, featuring many interesting and arresting portrait-based works. Her themes are diverse and include environmental … Continue reading

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Patricia Thomas at Slate Contemporary

While visiting Oakland last week, we stopped into check out the current solo show Periodic Tables, of Patricia Thomas at Slate Contemporary. Her works on paper are somewhat abstracted pieces, many based on trefoil symbols. The radiation trefoil symbols had … Continue reading

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Crucible Opening at Mirus Gallery

Stopped into the opening of a new space in downtown SF, the Mirus Gallery, to see Crucible a show of collaborations, over the weekend. These works are extravagant large swirling abstract masses of geometric and organic shapes, full of movement … Continue reading

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Annual Day of the Dead Altar Show at SomArts

Every year SomArts puts up a wonderful show of altar art installations for Dia de los Muertos. This year they really outdid themselves with a larger installation. Lots of great altars and some that lacked much creativity – but overall … Continue reading

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Barry McGee in Berkeley

If you haven’t already seen the Barry McGee show at the Berkeley Art Museum, you must have at least heard all the hoopla surrounding it. We were not led astray – it is a monster of an exhibition in all … Continue reading

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