Thinking about the coming re-opening in May 2016 of SFMOMA with its radically expanded building, there are so many questions about what will ensue. What re-orienting urban gravitation will a massive, more than $300 million, newly active, semi-public structure in downtown San Francisco generate?
UCSF’s Vice Chair of Technology and Capital Projects Robert Gould, ScD, is currently involved in a department project to install a decision system that could potentially decrease patient radiation exposure.
This exhibition, featuring ceramics by three contemporary Japanese artists, embodies in many ways the aesthetics of its curator, Takashi Murakami. Murakami’s notion of “super-flatness” is sketched out in many of the features worked in two-dimensional, simplistic, even child-like or primitive fashion on the faces of the more human-like figures.
While moderate alcohol consumption can be part of a healthy lifestyle, alcohol is not generally considered healthy. Part of its mixed reputation comes from both the short- and long-term effects it has on your body and your health, from the brain, to blood sugar, to the liver.
Radical Presence, a survey of African-American performance art curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver, has come to San Francisco.1 The featured works are all distillations and/or documents of performances that have ended up in, or have been adapted for, a gallery setting; an exceptionally robust program of related live performances runs concurrently.