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Hello There: The Mixed Media of Wilson Hsu

Hi everybody! After much discussion, debate, hand-wringing and hair pulling amongst my committee of one (that would be me and my multiple personalities), I’ve decided to move my Weekly Art Galleries from it’s traditional Thursday spot to Monday, a bold … Continue reading

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Pastoral Topography: The Art of Kevin E. Taylor

Hi everybody! Work, travel and transitioning to a brand spanking new computer have all conspired to keep me from my blog for nearly three weeks, and that’s just unacceptable! It’s also prevented me from posting my Weekly Art Galleries, and … Continue reading

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Dynamo Donuts: The Robotic Art of Eric Joyner

Part of what I love about art, particularly surrealist art, is wondering what went on in the mind of the artist in the creation of a piece. I always wonder what mindsets were at work that produced such interesting, thoughtful, … Continue reading

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In Memorium: The Classic Album Cover Art of Storm Thorgerson

If you’ve listened to any music at all in the last forty years you’re no doubt familiar with the work of British graphic designer Storm Thorgerson, who passed away last week in England at the age of 69. A prolific … Continue reading

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This Just In: The Intriguing Surrealism of Andrea Wan

Hi everybody! I subscribe to many art-related blogs and websites, and that’s where I find many of artists I am fond of. And thanks to the website Visual News, I just recently discovered the interesting art of Vancouver-based surrealist Andrea … Continue reading

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Information Overload: The Wired Art of Jason Jägel

At first glance the artwork of San Francisco-based artist Jason Jägel looks jumbled, chaotic, and almost intimidating in the way that they dare you to look deeper. Which makes his work, to me at least, a perfect reflection of the … Continue reading

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Less Is More: The Minimalism of Evah Fan

Maybe it’s just the mellow mood I’ve been in since returning from Sydney, but lately I’ve taken a departure from extreme surrealism in favor of a more minimal and dreamy but no less puzzling forms of art. The work of … Continue reading

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Multiple Visions: The Space Age Art of Alec Huxley

This week I’m featuring the work of San Francisco-based painter, photographer and graphic designer Alec Huxley. I first saw his work at the Minna Gallery here in the city, and I was attracted to strong use of light and shadow, … Continue reading

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Soft Focus: The Dreamy Art of Maurizio Lanzillotta

I was passing by the CK Contemporary Gallery in San Francisco’s Union Square this past weekend when I noticed the intriguing art of Mauricio Lanzillotta in the front window. I was unfamiliar with the art of this Spanish painter, and … Continue reading

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Ordinary World: The Abstract Paintings of Guy Yanai

Tel Aviv-based painter Guy Yanai creates bold, dynamic paintings that suffuse his experience of the everyday world with a graphic intensity. Addressing the material trappings of contemporary life, his paintings depict mundane subjects such as the interior of his therapist’s … Continue reading

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