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In June 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checks out Amanda Smith's debut exhibition, CANDY GARDENS AND SPARKLING SABERS at the Jack Fischer Gallery and trompS around town to view SEEING PEACE, a collection of billboards that represent how 10 international artists imagine peace.
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In May 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checked out the MFA exhibition at CCA, California College of the Arts. Talk about hitting the jackpot! The show was amazing; we could easily have filled several episodes with what we discovered at the school's San Francisco campus. Greedy bastards, we decided to interview as many of the graduates as we could, capturing their auspicious debut into the San Francisco art world -- and beyond.
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In April 2008, GALLERY CRAWL visits the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek for a chat with Carrie Lederer, the curator of THE ART OF DIORAMA exhibition, which features Jeremy Mora, Helen Cohen, Davis + Davis, Lothar Osterberg, Tracey Snelling and Misako Inaoka.
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In March 2008, GALLERY CRAWL visits San Francisco's Mission District to see STAND STILL LIKE THE HUMMINGBIRD, Paul Wackers's second solo exhibition at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery. We also checked out STARTING WITH BLADE, an international collaboration featuring works that contemplate community...starting with the work of San Francisco-based artist, Michelle Blade.
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GALLERY CRAWL drops into the NEITHER HERE NOR THERE show at Johannson Projects for a chat with gallerist Kimberly Johansson and the show's curator, Renny Pritikin, the Director of the Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis. We also visit Maya Kabat and Antonio Vigil to talk about their INVISIBLE CITIES exhibition at Mercury 20, an artist-run gallery that's just a few blocks away in downtown Oakland.
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The Luggage Store celebrates 20 years of supporting artists and communities in San Francisco's Tenderloin and beyond. What was once the 509 Cultural Center has grown into three venues: The Luggage Store on Market Street; The Luggage Store Annex at 509 Ellis; and Cohen Alley, adjacent to the 509 location. In January 2008, The Luggage Store presents a group survey, "IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME," which explores the organizations 20-year history.
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For the last-minute shopper: a few suggestions on where to get unique gifts, of the mostly hand-crafted variety, for that oddball on your list who always poses a bit of a shopping challenge. In December 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visits Electric Works and Fabric8 in San Francisco, two art spots that serve double duty as stores and galleries.
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GALLERY CRAWL visits Odyssey and East of Odyssey, two islands devoted to the presentation of art, installation, and performance in the virtual world Second Life. In October 2007, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed avatar Beavis Palowakski, one of the folks responsible for the creation and curation of the Odyssey art spaces.
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Celebrate the second anniversary of GALLERY CRAWL by taking to the streets of San Francisco with artist Jeannene Przyblyski. After two years of shooting exhibitions in various Bay Area galleries, GALLERY CRAWL goes outdoors to highlight art that just cannot be contained. From large public sculptures to the smallest sticker, art can be found in just about every nook and cranny of the city.
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GALLERY CRAWL checked out heads back to the South Bay to visit a few more of the galleries in San Jose's SoFA District. We visited the new homes of the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art and Works/San Jose on South First Street.
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You might have to search a little for the two downtown spots that GALLERY CRAWL visited in June 2007 -- both tucked away on the second floor of their respective homes, and nestled amongst big office buildings and high-end department stores. Across the street from each other on Geary Street, Gallery Paule Anglim and the Rena Bransten Gallery are bright oases of art in the midst of bustling commerce.
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Despite (or perhaps because of) its bad reputation, the Tenderloin has become a haven for some of the best ethnic eateries, dive bars and alternative art spaces in the city. In May 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visited two adjoining galleries in this colorful San Francisco hood, White Walls and The Shooting Gallery.
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GALLERY CRAWL visits Andrea Schwartz Gallery and MMGalleries in San Francisco's South Park area for the Last Saturday Art Walk, which currently includes 7 participating art spaces. NOTE: Due to a feed error, you may have received a second copy of this episode. We apologe for the inconvenience.
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In March 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visited a couple of group shows in two of the city's non-commercial spaces including, "Present Tense" at the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco and "World Factory" at the San Francisco Art Institute.
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If you doubt the vibrancy of the visual art scene in San Jose, just take a walk in the SoFA District. In this downtown San Jose hood there are several great art venues, which have been hosting concurrent art receptions on the first Friday evening of every month. In February 2007, GALLERY CRAWL checked out South First Fridays and stopped in at Anno Domini and MACLA.
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GALLERY CRAWL profiles two outstanding solo shows at the 49 Geary building in downtown San Francisco: "Between the Two," Todd Hido's photographs at the Stephen Wirtz Gallery and "systems," Davide Coltro's multi-media work at Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art.