The new director of the UC Berkeley-owned art museum replaces outgoing head Lawrence Rinder who stepped down earlier this year.
Also: Mick Jagger stars in a finely crafted slice of suspense opening this week, ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy,’ and ‘Brightness’ offers a magical realist examination of a father-son relationship.
The Berkeley show marks the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever presented of the work by this celebrated artist, one of the most inventive quilt makers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
See two long-unseen films by Fritz Lang, a Frederico Fellini masterpiece, and a Romanian drama set on the eve of the downfall of the government of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
After a number of his friends were assaulted, the drummer/composer’s new show, No Means No, is designed to raise consciousness about sexual assault, as well as funds for San Francisco Women Against Rape.
A British New Wave classic starring Kim Stanley as a psychic at Pacific Film Archive, plus 80s-sitcom-style weirdness.
It started with a box of negatives and culminated in an exhibition by Bay Area photographer, educator and podcast host Nigel Poor and her incarcerated students.
A bad-boy journey back to the music and art scene of the ’80s, Mexico City style; plus an Iranian classic at the Pacific Film Archive
Oakland avant-cabaret singer, composer and electronics maven Amy X Neuburg will shed unwanted possessions in her site-specific performance ‘Gets Rid’ at BAMPFA on Aug 15. Also: San-São Trio on tour.
Selz developed close friendships with some of his generation’s most influential artists—including Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Sam Francis, and Christo. He also promoted local talent, like Nathan Olivera.
Spend a very hot day outdoors at Sunday Streets, and catch some stories, songs and sports all weekend.
A highly regarded 20th-century artist, Hammersley (1919–2009) had a wide-ranging artistic vision that included experiments in photography, painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and early computer art.