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FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Barry McGee, skywriting, burning rubber, giant birds, Jasper Johns, and other visual arts highlights for fall

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Face time: Barry McGee's Untitled (2005) comes to Berkeley Art Museum as part of his retrospective
PHOTO BY MARIANO COSTA PEUSER

Liam Everett Liam Everett's lovely and haunting minimal abstract paintings usually incorporate alcohol, paint, and salt to distress and age unstretched canvases, making vibrant palimpsests and riffing on color field painting and installation work. Nov. 1-Dec. 22, www.altmansiegel.com

Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye Elder statesman of the American post-war period and pop art master sees a new major retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Organized with Johns and spanning the last 60 years, this latest survey of Johns' work will include 85 paintings, works on paper, and sculptures, many of them from Bay Area collections. Nov. 3-Feb. 3; www.sfmoma.org

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