Posts Tagged ‘ artists ’

bay area now now now!

July 8, 2011
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hello, huge art party! tonight is the opening celebration for the yerba buena center for the arts’ 6th BAY AREA NOW show, featuring the best of up-and-coming and innovative bay area artists. excited to support our friends kirby & sam of rio babe international and to see what everyone’s wearing…i mean working on. artists include…....
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US of America

July 2, 2011
US of America

For those of you in town this 4th of July… Come to the People’s Gallery for the opening of the exhibition US and a 4th of July BBQ. We will have meats and non-meats, drinks, and snacks. US is an exhibition using the 4th of July as context to examine and reflect upon American...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TSERING

June 2, 2011
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despite our tendency to sit alone in the dark on the computer, one of my favorite parts about the internet isn’t only discovering its deep crevices, but also the endless opportunities for collaboration. tsering wrote me a few months ago about the launch of her new website, remote, an online arts project she has...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TARAVAT

May 5, 2011
tvat

all of this year’s televised revolutions have forced the west to notice a huge part of the world we have been ignoring for years: the youth of the middle east! but sf-based artist, taravat talepasand, who grew up in a persian home, has been raising the issues of the first-generation identity crisis since the...
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color friends

March 22, 2011
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my favorite museum to visit when i lived in munich was the lenbachhaus, an italian-style villa with a lovely fountained courtyard and so so so so soooo many rooms full of german romantics, expressionists, conceptualists, & more. the main attraction is their huge collection of kandinsky & blaue reiter work donated by gabriele munter,...
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BIG THINGS BIG PARTY!!!

October 29, 2010
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we’d like to invite you all to the BIG THINGS BIG GRAND OPENING PARTY to celebrate the launch of the website + shop!!! the past few weeks have been crazy planning but we are so excited to be working with lots of talented folks and are definitely ready to celebrate! join us on friday...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: KELLY

September 2, 2010
kelly

portrait of kelly by howard cao kelly tunstall comes into metier every so often to say hello, usually with adorable, squirming, blue-eyed baby brixton in tow. i’m always impressed by her sweetness and positive energy considering her busy artist/mom schedule. when she mentioned she was working on some new paintings for a show at...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMELIE

August 6, 2010
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while in vienna, i had the pleasure of meeting amelie and helping her prepare an incredible multi-dish persian meal for a grateful group of friends. but her talents don’t only reside in the kitchen. her photography work is tinged with nostalgia, longing, mystery and an exploration of the self and the search for it...
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work work work

July 25, 2010
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i’m working on moving out of my place right now and am looking at a postcard that nico always had up in the room by legendary illustrator/printer, david weidman. the simple statement, “WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER” is my mantra right now. here’s a look at some of his other work- great colors and layers!...
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woah, dude

July 22, 2010
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i have this t-shirt by josh podoll that we got in the mail at metier a while back. it’s got botanical drawings and doodles of animals and it says “a diagram of poisonous thoughts” in a simple script. it includes “envy,” “self-destruction,” “never satisfied” and “paranoia” among other destructive behaviors and thoughts. i always...
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