Natural Mystery: Elisabeth Sunday presents Spiritus @ Gallery 291

“I know these people” says Elisabeth Sunday about the African men she’s captured in her black and white photos currently on display at Gallery 291 in Downtown San Francisco. Using her well-seasoned camera lens and custom made mirrors scaled to human size, Sunday has wrought an impressive collection of large-format photos featuring elegantly-toned, sinewy black …

Echoes of Juneteenth: Gil Sams on the Constructs of Civil Society (VIDEO)

"At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina", May 1940 by Jack Delano (Image: Wikipedia)   http://blip.tv/play/AYLDyBIC Mr. Sams informs that over 6000 negro spirituals were written by Africans forced into slavery, and that many of those songs became mainstream, once the lyrics were changed to suit the plantation owners. "Oh Suzanna" is a very …

Hans Tammen on Art and Education in America (VIDEO)

“You can either only invest into your rich people, or you can see...who is your future...your children" says Hans Tammen.  It was a Sunday afternoon—in a conversation that took place at a bustling café near Downtown Brooklyn, New York—where Tammen had met to discuss technical arrangements for a recently published podcast with Dr. Cornel West …

Krowswork Gallery presents Circumscribing the Liminal (Video)

"Las Vegas, Nevada - KOA: 109 Degrees in the Shade" by Naaman Rosen Max Eternity - Circumscribing the Liminal is an exhibition currently on display at Krowswork Gallery in Oakland, California.  Located just off Broadway Street in the heart of the Downtown arts district, the space is owned and operated by Jasmine Moorhead. [vsw id="23821564" …

8 Questions with Ray Kappe

Lafetra/Gould House (Image: Cory Weiss)   “I've always sought out the edges, the views, and a feeling of expansiveness" in building, says architect Ray Kappe.  And when asked what he thinks are the ten most important principles that helped make him “a successful architect, planner, and educator,” one of the things he says is to …

Romare Bearden @ MoAD: A Podcast with Grace Stanislaus (VIDEO)

Max Eternity - This year marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of Romare Bearden, and currently on display in Downtown San Francisco at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), is an exhibition of 84 of Bearden’s prints, presented in a show entitled “From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden.” MoAD says …