Barry McGee, you tricked me


Granted I'm not out in Berkeley a ton, but I found it strange that someone had tagged an entire concrete side of the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive the very first week that thousands of impressionable minds were invading the UC Berkeley campus and waiting in half-block lines to enjoy a free grilled cheese sandwich in between classes.

"SNITCH," the 15-foot-tall graff screamed, with a bubble dotting its "I." Wow, I thought, proceeding to the media preview of Barry McGee a.k.a. Twist a.k.a. Lydia Fong a.k.a. Ray Fong's first mid-career retrospective (opening today, through Dec. 9) -- someone's not big on Twist. Read more »