Using the recently published anthology Avant-Garde Museology as its launching point, the symposium “Avant Museology” began its two–city, two–weekend run on November 11th and 12th at the Brooklyn Museum. The expansive conference of thirteen rigorous and engaging presentations considered early Soviet attempts to use museums to craft a “better, more evolved human being” by making them more reflective of all aspects of life, in content and form.
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In Love in the Time of War at SF Camerawork, curators Việt Lê and Jennifer Vanderpool shrewdly present an eclectic..
John Zarobell’s smartly curated Postcolonial Contemporary ties history, geography, and imperialism with our many hyphenated identities. Beginning in the late..
During Open Engagement (OE) 2016 at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), this year’s theme of power affirmed the potential..
Genevieve Quick reviews Visions Into Infinite Archives at SOMArts in San Francisco, which showcases a wide spectrum of artists of color engaging in equally varied disciplinary and conceptual approaches.
In Alter-Circuit: Shiyuan Liu, My Paper Knife, the artist fuses appropriated imagery and narrative with her own video footage. Using..
“Hidden Cities” ambitiously poses many pressing questions about curatorial practice, the role of arts and artists within the changing landscape of San Francisco, and the nature of urban experiences.
In her most recent exhibition, Carland’s single channel video and the exhibition title, both “Live from Somewhere,” pays tribute to Gilda Radner.