The artist has created an installation of large, colorful, felt-covered sculptures that draw from the traditions and religious practices of her native Japan.
Besides gorging on turkey.
The relationship between art and science in the first half of the 20th century is fascinatingly explored in BAMPFA’s new exhibition about the vital, but little known, Dimensionism.
A collective of Bay Area video makers called TVTV ushered in the era of handheld cameras and on-the-spot interviews. Their 1970s work will soon be publicly available at BAMPFA.
The bunker-like building on Bancroft Way that has sat empty for four years, ever since BAMPFA left for shiny new digs downtown, may one day be a life sciences hub.
We talk art, the role of art museums and what the future holds with the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley-owned Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
What makes this exhibit outstanding is to see the variety and diversity of talented artists who have chosen to live, work and/or pay homage to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Gordon Parks’s mother told him, “A white boy can do it, you can do it. Don’t come home with any excuses.” This true American renaissance man took her at her word.
The 1963 film by master Italian filmmaker Vittorio de Sica has – astonishingly – never been released in the U.S. before now. It’s excellent. Don’t miss it.
The artist was raised in Berkeley. His father was John Galen Howard. So it’s fitting the show is at the city’s art museum.
Erica Deeman’s photographs of African diaspora women are on show at BAMPFA through June 11.