category archives: art

over memorial day weekend, we saw the steins collect | matisse, picasso, and the parisian avant-garde, an art exhibit at the san francisco museum of modern art (sfmoma).  followed by midnight in paris, the new woody allen film.  (a rare occurrence for my husband, bob, who prefers live entertainment.) surprisingly, the film and the art exhibit […]

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circle of animals/zodiac heads, a public outdoor sculpture exhibition by chinese artist/activist, ai weiwei, recently debuted in new york and london, following a september-december 2010 appearance at the biennale in são paolo, brazil. ai weiwei | circle of animals/zodiac heads 2 may-15 july 2011 pulitzer fountain, grand army plaza, new york, NY photo credit arrested […]

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found in the attic of their family home near london. and, sold for US$69.5 million, the highest price ever paid for any chinese work of art at auction. a superb and very rare yang cai reticulated double-walled vase with six character mark in underglaze blue of qianlong and of the period bainbridges | west ruslip, […]

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two san francisco art galleries are presenting landmark exhibitions of paintings by richard diebenkorn and helen frankenthaler during april, may, and june 2010. richard diebenkorn | paintings and drawings from the collection of christopher diebenkorn at the paul thiebaud gallery opened on 20 april 2010 and runs until 26 june 2010. instead of the gestural techniques […]

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two san francisco art galleries are presenting landmark exhibitions of paintings by helen frankenthaler and richard diebenkorn during april, may, and june 2010. helen frankenthaler | paintings 1961-1973 at the john berggruen gallery opened on 1 april 2010 and runs through 22 may 2010. helen frankenthaler (b.1928), who was influenced by the techniques of abstract […]

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