Tag : San Francisco

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Teresita Fernández Lights a Fire in the West

By Alanna Martinez

From Observer.com

Teresita Fernández knows how to light up a room, and she’s done just that inside the front gallery of Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco. The century-old house inside which Mr. Meier’s gallery is located has been set ablaze by Ms. Fernández’s fiery handiwork, which features a smoky landscape rendered in charcoal and a glittering inferno made from thousands of glazed ceramic tiles.

Ms. Fernández is widely known for her large-scale experiential installations, the most recent being a 500-foot mirrored canopy for New York’s Madison Square Park which was experienced by nearly 50,000 people each day during its nine-month run.

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Tony Labat in group show at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

July 8- September 25, 2011

Yerba Buena Center For the Arts
701 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103

The sixth edition of YBCA’s signature triennial exhibition, Bay Area Now, a roundup of exemplary talent showcases artists inspired by the region and beyond. Some are inspired by the local social and geographic environment from bucolic scenes of Golden Gate Park to African-American identity in Oakland. Many of the eighteen artists in BAN 6 also find inspiration from ideas and movements that gained currency in the 1960s and 1970s and their ongoing legacies.

Official website

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