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A New Sharing Economy for Art: The Art Library

Membership means you can have original art in your home without having to own it outright. Instead, try it on for size and then purchase it or swap it out for a new piece.
October 14, 2019

Space Oddities at BAMPFA

Strange is a vast exhibition that draws on the Berkeley Art Museum’s extensive collection with a surrealist take.
October 10, 2019

Benjamin Terry Works at Johansson Projects

Modernist abstraction and Dadaist provocation come together in the cut and painted plywood assemblages of Dallas artist Benjamin Terry.
September 10, 2019

See Works of Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey at BAMPFA

Marin County inspires Mirra’s spare, abstract woven works, and Thackery is a photographer who makes “objects of contemplation.”
August 21, 2019

Gary-Paul Barbosa Prince Raises Awareness Through Art

The Oakland artist seeks to produce art that raises awareness and advances critical thinking.
August 01, 2019

Kim Larson Puts Pieces Back Together

Broken plates, tiles, pottery, and china find their way into her mosaics.
July 22, 2019

View Hans Hofmann as a Restless Experimenter

A large retrospective, ‘Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction,’ is at the Berkeley Art Museum, the recipient of a large gift from the artist in 1963.
July 02, 2019

Mano con Ojo Modernizes Mexican Folk Art

Christina Cordova is the artist behind a local lino blockprint line of cards, prints, T-shirts and more that honor her Chicano-American upbringing.
June 18, 2019

Susan Matthews Goes Large for More Impact

The Oakland artist uses acrylic on canvas to share reflection on human existence in specific cultural contexts.
June 12, 2019

East Bay Open Studios Tours Still Thriving

The self-guided tour of East Bay artists studios in more than a dozen cities is going strong in year 40 and adds a third summer weekend.
June 07, 2019