September 11, 2002
Arts and Entertainment
Art listings are compiled by Sarah Han. Because of space limitations, new art shows are listed the week they open (thereafter, shows are listed on a rotating basis), and we cannot list café exhibits. For information on how to submit listings to this section, see 8 Days a Week. Reviews are by Lindsey Westbrook.
California Palace of the Legion of Honor Lincoln Park (near 34th Ave and Clement); 863-3330. Tues-Sun, 9:30am-5pm. $8, $6 seniors, $5 for 12 to 17, free for 11 and under (free Tues). "Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum," Almost 150 works from the British Museum collection. Through Nov 11.
Cartoon Art Museum 655 Mission; CAR-TOON. Tues-Sun, 11am-5pm. $2-5. "Zap, Crash and Burn: Underground Comix and the Bay Area." More than 40 pages of original art from underground comic artists such as Robert Crumb, Vaughan Bode, Gilbert Shelton, Spain Rodriguez, and Trina Robbins. Through Sept 29. "Arnold Roth: Free Lance - A Fifty Year Retrospective." Cartoons by Arnold Roth. Through Sept 29. "Gorey at Bay: Gorey Stories." Original art and books by Edward Gorey. Through Nov 17.
Exploratorium 3601 Lyon; 563-7337. Thurs-Tues, 10am-6pm; Wed 10am-9pm. $10, $7.50 students and seniors, $6 youths. "Seeing." More than 70 installations on the concept of vision. Through Jan 31, 2003. (Westbrook)
Museum of Craft and Folk Art Fort Mason Center, Bldg A, Marina at Laguna; 775-0991. Tues-Fri and Sun, 11am-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm. $1-3 (free Sat, 10am-noon, and first Wed, 11am-7pm). "Fusing Traditions: Tranformations in Glass by Native American Artists." Glass artwork by 18 artists. Sept 12-Nov 24.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 151 Third St; 357-4000. Fri-Tues, 11am-6pm; Thurs, 11am-9:30pm. $10, $7 seniors, $6 students, free for 12 and under and members (free first Tues; half-price Thurs, 6-9pm). Wed/11, 11am-6pm, free admission. "Taken by Design: Photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937-1971." More than 150 photographs by 65 photographers from Chicago's Institute of Design. Through Oct 20. "Dreaming in Pictures: The Photography of Lewis Carroll." Almost 80 photographs by Carroll. Through Nov 10. "Numbers." New video work by Kristin Oppenheim. Through Nov 24. "Ellsworth Kelly in San Francisco." More than 20 works by Kelly. Through Jan 5, 2003.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. Tues-Sun, 11am-6pm (first Thurs, 11am-8pm). $6, $3 seniors, students, and youths, free for members (free first Tues). "Fantastic! The Art of Comics and Illusion." An exhibit focused on contemporary comics culture. Through Oct 13.
Oakland Museum of California 1000 Oak, Oakl; (510) 238-2200. Wed-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5pm. $6, $4 seniors and students. "Ruth Asawa: Completing the Cycle." Nearly 75 works by sculptor Ruth Asawa. Through Sept 22. "Ansel Adams: Inspiration and Influence." Almost 100 photographs by Adams, the photographers who influenced him, his contemporaries, and his students. Through Sept 22. "Solo Flights: The Aerial Photographs of Robert Hartman." 25 photographs by Hartman. Sept 14-Jan 12, 2003. "State of Emergency: Disaster Response in California." A survey of California disasters since 1906 through the photographs by Maggie Hallahan. Sept 11-March 30, 2003.
UC Berkeley Art Museum 2625 Durant, Berk; (510) 642-0808. Wed-Sun, 11am-7pm. $6, $4 seniors and youths, free for 12 and under, members, and UC Berkeley students and faculty (free Thurs). "Matrix 199: Vincent Fecteau." Recent sculpture by the artist. Through Oct 6. "Richard Misrach: Berkeley Work." Photographs by the artist. Through Oct 13. "Alexander Rodchenko: Modern Photography, Photomontage, and Film." Work by the Russian avant garde artist. Through Oct 13. "MicroPainting." Miniature paintings by various artists. Through Dec 22.
Blackbird Space 2642 Third St; 826-2557. Call for hours. "Easter Island," art and sound artifacts by Lara Allen, Matt Borruso, Brian Chippendale, Beverly Choate, James Goode, Christine Sheilds, and Linda Haygood (reception Fri/13, 7-10pm). Sept 13-Oct 13.
Bonnafont Gallery 946A Greenwich; 431-7546. Sat-Sun, 2-5pm, and by appt. Bronze and terra cotta sculpture by Joseph Bacon. Sept 12-29.
Culture Cache 1800 Bryant, Ste 104; 626-7776. Wed-Sun, 2-6pm, and by appt. "Metataggers Digital Graffiti," work by 47, DJ Spooky, and Shepard Fairey (reception Fri/13, 7-11pm). Fri/13-Mon/16.
Diego Rivera San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut; 771-7020. Daily, 9am-9pm. Work by Jason Mortara, Sarah Stolar, and Madison Smith (reception Tues/17, 5-7pm). Sept 15-21.
Friday the Thirteenth West 331 Potrero; 863-2285. Thurs-Sat, 1-5pm. Paintings and sculptures by Qorey F. Golob (reception Fri/13, 6-8:30pm). Sept 13-Nov 2.
Jewett Gallery San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin, lower level; 557-4277. Sun, noon-5pm; Mon and Sat, 10-6pm; Tues-Thurs, 9am-8pm; Fri, noon-6pm. "Vietnam: Journey of the Heart," photographs by Geoffrey Clifford (reception Sept 22, 2pm). Sept 14-Nov 12.
The Lab 2948 16th St; 864-8855. Wed-Sat, 1-6pm, and by appt. "The Living LABoratory," installation by Lise Swenson (reception Thurs/12, 7-9pm). Sept 12-Oct 3.
Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission; 821-1155. Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm. "Voices on Paper: A 25 Year Retrospective of Posters and Prints by Mission Gráfica" (reception Fri/13, call for hours, $5). Sept 13-Oct 12.
600 Townsend 600 Townsend; 876-7774. Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm. "Members Exhibition/Fall 2002," sculpture by members of the Pacific Rim Sculptors Group. Sept 12-Oct 30.
Space 743 743 Harrison; 777-9080. Wed-Sat, noon-5pm. "Chairs and Windows," works by U.B. Morgan (reception Fri/13, 6-8pm). Sept 12-Oct 26.
Creative Growth Art Center 355 24th St, Oakl; (510) 836-2340. Mon-Fri, 11am-5:30pm, and by appt. "Other Spaces/Other Places," curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson; "Brut Love Satellite Exhibition," work by artists with disabilities from Creative Growth Art Center. Sept 12-Oct 11. See Critic's Choice
Kala Art Institute 1060 Heinz, Berk; (510) 549-2977. Tues-Fri, noon-5:30pm; Sat, noon-4:30pm; and by appt. "Celebrating Sixty Years of Printmaking," work by Misch Kohn (reception Thurs/12, 6-8pm). Sept 12-Oct 16.
Oakland Art Gallery 199 Kahn's Alley, Broadway and 14th St, Oakl; (510) 637-0395. Tues-Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat, 11am-5pm. "┐WYSIWYG?," work by Bay Area artists (reception Sept 19, 5-8pm). Sept 17-Nov 2.
San Marco Gallery Dominican University of California, Alemany Library, San Rafael; (415) 485-3251. Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 2-5pm. Wood sculptures by Carol Setterlund. Sept 13-Oct 13.
Traywick 1316 10th St, Berk; (510) 527-1214. Tues-Sat, 11am-6pm; Sun, noon-5pm. "Holiday," new work by Charles LaBelle; video and photographs by Ken Fandell (reception Sat/14, 6-8pm). Sept 14-Oct 19.
Balazo/Mission Badlands Gallery 2811 Mission; 920-0896. Sat-Sun, 2-6pm. "How Art and Music Can Change the World," works by Mecca Normal's Jean Smith and David Lester. Through Wed/11.
Colonial Arts 463 Union; 505-0680. Tues-Sat, noon-6pm. A showcase of Spanish colonial art and antiques. Through Sun/15.
Galería de la Raza 2857 24th St; 826-8009. Tues-Sat, noon-6pm. "The Resurrection of Tigilau," installation by Marco Antonio and Dan Taulapapa McMullin. Through Sat/14.
Kings Gallery 1187 Franklin; 776-4580. Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm; Sun, noon-2pm. "Seven Symbols," work by AnneMarie Kipar; collages by Todd Klempan. Through Sun/15.
Meyerovich 251 Post, Fourth fl; 421-7171. Mon-Fri, 9:30am-6pm; Sat, 10:30am-5:30pm. Works on paper by Joan Miró. Through Sat/14. "Introductions 2002," works by Shirley Sweeney. Through Sun/15.
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery 401 Van Ness; 554-6080. Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. "Hall of Reflections: Remembrances of the Bay Area Iranian-American Immigrants," works by Taraneh Hemami (reception Sat/14, 5:30-8:30pm). Through Oct 12.
San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl; 252-2568. Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm; Sat-Sun, noon-4pm. "Insights," works by artists who are legally blind. Through Sun/15. "Samoa in the City," artwork by Samoan youth. Through Sun/15. "Urban Perspectives 2002," work San Francisco Art Institute photography students. Through Sun/15.
Southern Exposure 401 Alabama; 863-2141. Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. "Brut Love" work by artists with disabilties from Creative Growth Art Center; "Grey Invaders," dioramas by John C. Rogers. Through Oct 13. See Critic's Choice. A collection of artist books, zines, and comics. Through Dec 14.
Triangle Gallery 47 Kearny, fifth flr; 392-1686. Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. "The Japan Show," works by Toshio Iwasa, Koi Kawashima, Masando Kito, Tetsumi Minoh, Mas Nakajima, Kenjilo Nanao, Katsu Nishimori, and Soichiro Tomioka. Through Sat/14.
University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton, Gleeson Library/Geschke Center Lawn; 422-2434. "Breakages: Sculpture/USF/2002," work by seven Bay Area sculptors and installation artists (reception Fri/13, noon-2pm). Through Dec 20.
Vorpal 393 Grove; 397-9200. Tues-Sat, 11am-6pm. "Colors of Summer: An Intriguing Art Gallimaufry," works by various artists including Paul Gauguin, Roberto Matta, James Ensor, Yozo Hamaguchi, and Pablo Picasso. Through Sat/14.
Weinstein Gallery 253 Grant; 397-6177. Daily, 10am-7pm. Sculpture, painting, and mixed-media work by Marc Chagall. Through Sun/15.
Artship Foundation 1715 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 238-5103, www.artship.org. Daily, 24hrs. "New Landscapes," work by Mike Schen. Through Sun/15.
Gathering Tribes 1573 Solano, Berk; (510)528-9038. Mon-Wed, Sat, 10am-6pm; Thurs-Fri, 11am-7pm; Sun, 11am-5pm. "Images of Love and Courtship," ledger paintings by Michael Horse. Through Sun/15.
Green Shutter Gallery 22654 Main, Hayward; (510) 538-2787. Wed-Sat, 11am-4pm. Works by Christian Jusinki, E.A. Kellas, and Machiko Kondo. Through Fri/13.
Headlands Center for the Arts 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito; (415) 331-2787, ext 28. Tues-Fri, Sun, noon-5pm. Work by Yun-Fei Ji. Through Mon/16.
Inspired Gallery 1487 Solano, Albany; 527-3711. Call for hours. "Michel Fraser: While Shifting," watercolor and gouache paintings by Michel Fraser. Through Sun/15.
A New Leaf 1286 Gilman, Berk; (510) 525-7621. Wed-Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-5pm. "Water Visions 2002," water sculpture by 20 sculptors. Through Sun/15.
Pusod 1808 Fifth St, Berk; (510) 883-1808. Tues-Sat, 11am-6pm. "Poems Form/From the Six Directions," poems, drawings, and sculptures by Eileen Tabios. Through Sun/15.
Richmond Art Center 2540 Barrett, Richmond; (510) 620-6772, www.therichmondartcenter.org. Tues-Fri, 10am-4:30pm; Sat, noon-4:30pm. "Turf: Artists who Live, Work, or Have Studios in West Contra Costa County," works by various artists; "The Sixth International Enamel Guild Exhibition"; "Babes in Toyland," work by Katherine Aoki and Isis Rodriguez; "Flesh Series," work by Sandra Hemsworth; "Safe and Sexy: Personae and Codes of Public Space"; "Center for Accessible Technology's Disability Mural" (reception Sat/14, 3-6pm). Through Nov 15.
21 Grand 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 451-9446. Thurs, 4-8pm; Fri-Sun, 1-6pm. "Austism: The Enigma," textile works by Nora Austin and five autistic children (reception Sat/14, 7-10pm). Through Sept 28.