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Televisionary: Nam June Paik retrospective at SF MOMA

Televisionary: Nam June Paik retrospective at SF MOMA

By Jim Provenzano

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's new retrospective of more than 200 works by celebrated multimedia artist Nam June Paik is not only absorbing and historic; it's also a lot of fun.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 9, 2021

Meet your favorite artists, hang out with fans and attend comics-themed chats at the 2021 Queer Comics Expo. Although online this year, the two-day gathering will still provide illustrative fun for attendees.

By Brian Bromberger | April 20, 2021

"When I contracted AIDS, I contracted a diseased society as well," is the opening quote from the new searing documentary about the late David Wojnarowicz, a scathing iconoclastic artist, cultural critic, writer, musician, photographer, and filmmaker.


By Jim Provenzano | April 8, 2021

Spring has quite sprung and many arts, nightlife and community organizers and producers have emerged from their Zoom caves. Chirp, chirp.

By Jim Gladstone | March 23, 2021

The sensation of being completely surrounded by animated highlights of Vincent Van Gogh's oeuvre while buffeted by a thunderously amplified soundtrack is great fun and sometimes even a bit uplifting, if not overpowering.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 16, 2021

San Francisco Art Institute will celebrate its 150th birthday with an extensive exhibition of a diverse array of alumni, and a particular focus on Black, indigenous people of color and LGBTQ+ artists, both online and at their Chestnut St. campus.

By Jim Provenzano | February 28, 2021

Two photo books, one new, the other re-issued decades after first being published, show stark differences, and similarities, in the depiction of their subjects.


By Jim Provenzano | February 13, 2021

Artists and organizations are struggling, but some new local and national opportunities are helping out with awards, residencies and art submission opportunities.

By Jim Provenzano | January 29, 2021

How are Bay Area artists enduring the pandemic? Find out through Creatives in Place, a new visual and listening project featuring 22 Bay Area artists.


By Jim Provenzano | January 6, 2021

Published in November 2020,a new photography book from Berkeley-based Gingko Press shares the work of dozens of photographers, each carving out a vibrant niche in portraiture of LGBTQ lives.

By Jim Provenzano | December 27, 2020

Award-winning gay comic artist Justin Hall's new works visualizing the roots of various LGBTQ historical moments mark the fourth and final artist in SF Art Commission's series of poster reproductions displayed on bus stops along downtown Market St.


By Jim Piechota | December 22, 2020

Mike Curato, an award-winning author and talented artist, has produced a young adult graphic novel about a young man on the verge, and it's a searing, intensive portrait that stays with the reader long after the book is finished.

By Cynthia Laird | November 20, 2020

The Haight Street Arts Center has unveiled an art display commissioned by Forward Together to acknowledge Trans Day of Resilience and people can view the outdoor gallery exhibit beginning Friday, November 20.


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