What Is Art: Whose doll is this?

What Is Art is a new podcast series that I'm making available on Youtube.  In this first installment, I critique a rather peculiar doll I stumbled across on the sidewalk, while on a trip back from a nearby grocery store.


PREVIEW: Romare Bearden @ MoAD

Right now in Downtown San Francisco, there’s an artistic treat that should not be missed.  It’s the Romare Bearden exhibition at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD).  Here’s a brief summation with images: This touring exhibition and presentation is entitled "From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden." and it features 84 select …

Chavigny’s Family Ties @ Mercury 20

"Not Knowing" (Photo: Margaret Chaviny and Mercury 20) *** Currently exhibiting at Mercury 20—a collective gallery in Oakland made up of twenty “elemental” artists—Margaret Chavigny presents a show called Family Ties.  Employing zygomorphic shapes in mixed-media--layered formations upon one another--the large paintings hanging in the space have a warm, earthy, organic feel to them, while …