Monday, September 13, 2010

SF art events - Sept 13 -18

Obviously this isn't an inclusive list but if you are so minded, there is something fun to do every day (or night) of the week - with a huge pile up of activity tonight and on Saturday.
Heartbeats at Market St. Gallery - sculpture by Rive Nestor (photograph @ Robert Vo)

through September 30th. 1554 Market Street

Book Club Of California Gala
The Book Club of California: Gala on Mon., $50; public program Sept. 27, 5 to 7 p.m. at 312 Sutter St. (415) 781-7532;
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More books(and book people) at the The Green Arcade: Monday, September 13, 7pm
Tunnel People with writer and photographer Teun Voeten

 Clare Rojas Man among the lilies. @ Gallery Paule Anglim

SFMOMA Artists Gallery : Clare Rojas - Male Preserve
In the exhibition "Male Preserve," Clare Rojas presents a body of work dedicated to the male nude. Sometimes referred to as folk, sometimes cartoon, Rojas's work is of a vernacular all its own while her use of line as a means of expression demonstrates one of her outstanding artistic gifts. In this show, she uses color and lines to create personable characters to great effect — sometimes funny, surreal, poignant, vulnerable, or even naïve. Certain images show naked men in poses reserved for naked women in our media culture. But rather than be objectified, Rojas's vulnerable naked men will be protected more by women. It is perhaps through women, nature, and animals that her men find wisdom, protection, and a common ground or understanding.

Building A, Fort Mason Center
Opening reception: Thursday, September 16, 2010
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Hours: Tues. thru Sat. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: From September 16 - October 30, 2010

SF Art Commission:
Night/Light: Bay Area Photographers Take on the Night
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 16, 5:30-7:30 PM
San Francisco City Hall, ground floor
September 16, 2010 - January 14, 2011

Sandy Yagi. @ Sandy Yagi, 2010

Four Squared Exhibition closes Saturday, September 18 - plus artist panel discussion
The ARC Studios & Gallery complex is located in San Francisco's SOMA district. The ARC community includes an art gallery, ten artist studios, an art education center, VEGA Blue Bottle Coffee Kiosk, Goody Goodie Cream & Sugar, and the offices of Kearny Street Workshop.

Panel Discussion time: 1PM (will run about an hour)
Date: Saturday, September 18

Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD FAMILY DAY: Celebate Hispanic Heritage Month
Saturday, September 18 | 1 pm – 4 pm
This month Family Day highlights the African Presence in Peru.

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