111 MINNA - SOMARTS - ROMER YOUNG
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE - ADOBE BOOKS BACKROOM
09.05.14 Part II
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111 Minna Gallery: Tectonic Array - Michael Murphy & Melissa Arendt.
Comment by AB: Two perspectives on modern day living. Michael Murphy's streamlined imagery is sourced from futuristic 1950s and 60s illustration while Melissa Arendt addresses the progression of time through her montage-style paintings.
Michael Murphy and his art at 111 Minna Gallery.
Art by Michael Murphy.
Futuristic imagery by Michael Murphy.
Michael Murphy art.
Art by Michael Murphy.
Art by Melissa Arendt.
Art in above image closer.
Melissa Arendt art.
Pinkie cam detail of art in above image.
SOMArts Gallery: Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition.
Artists: Shannon Abac, Brittany Acocelli, Kim Arteche, Ekin Balcioglu, Jesus Barraza, Nash Bellows, Brian Dean, Leslie Dreyer, Michael Garfoot, Tanja Geis, Lee Lavy, Joshua Lee, Malena Lopez-Maggi, Cait Molloy, Christopher Nickel, Felicita Norris, Brian Pittman, Emmanuel Sevilla, Brandon Shimmel, Jessica Smith, Matt Smith Chavez, Ileana Tejada, Xiao Wang, Scott Welsh.
Comment by AB: This annual juried show features promising young graduates of San Francisco Bay Area MFA programs. Always worth a visit.
Art by & Melissa Arendt.
Ileana Tejada strong woman art.
Wall of penises - art by Scott Welsh.
Art by Tanja Geis.
Tanja Geis art in above image closer (nicely done).
Geologic art by Malena Lopez-Maggi.
Felicita Norris paintings (kinda like 'em).
Engaging video art by Christopher Nickel.
Relative density - Murphy and Cadogan awards show at SOMArts Gallery.
Romer Young Gallery: Opening Reception: Pablo Guardiola - Maintenance Yard.
Comment by AB: The show is about history, geography, connections and relatedness, but comprehending the how this all ties together is no easy task.
Art by Pablo Guardiola at Romer Young Gallery.
Pablo Guardiola and his art.
Art by Pablo Guardiola closer.
Demographics - Pablo Guardiola art show at Romer Young Gallery.
Southern Exposure: Theory of Survival - Fabrications. Organized by Taraneh Hemami.
Artists: Morehshin Allahyari, Ali Dadgar, Ala Ebtekar, Amir H. Fallah, Arash Fayez, Hushidar Mortezaie, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Sanaz Mazinani, Amitis Motevalli, Haleh Niazmand, Azin Seraj, Taravat Talepasand.
Comment by AB: Twelve Iranian artists, now California residents, transform the gallery into a pop-up Iranian bazaar. Educational, informative, entertaining, enlightening and an all-round marvelous cross-cultural experience. Go see.
Art/installation by Ali Dadgar.
Hushidar Mortezaie art.
Participatory installation by Gelare Khoshgozaran.
Art by Ala Ebtekar.
Ala Ebtekar art.
"Souvenirs" from the Souvenir Shop.
Attendance figures - pop-up bazaar group art show at Southern Exposure.
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: Jason Roberts Dobrin.
Comment by AB: Jason Roberts Dobrin takes a thoughtful look back at America yesterday and the timeline forward culminating in America today, specifically through house, home and day-to-day life.
Photography & art installation by Jason Roberts Dobrin at Adobe Books Backroom.
Art & photography in above image closer.
Jason Roberts Dobrin and his art/photography at Adobe Books Backroom Gallery.
Art & installation by Jason Roberts Dobrin.