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Art reaches new heights in Peak Inspirations

“Usually we think brave people have no fear, the truth is they are intimate with fear.” Eyes scrambled to these words, a quote by Buddhist nun and author Pema Chodron, at the White Walls gallery in San Francisco. There, the words were painted on a clean expanse of wall and
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Feels 3 festival celebrates creativity and camaraderie

Last Saturday’s Feels 3 festival was an incredible party, with some of the Bay’s raddest people on the guest list. From a sweet elderly couple merrily busting moves to trap beats, to a couple hundred fashion-forward trendsetters, the third installment of the Feels series was filled with a diverse crowd
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The Man on the Chair, 2008–2009, by He Xiangyu
(Chinese, b. 1986). Wood.

‘28 Chinese’ exhibit opens at Asian Art Museum

This summer at the Asian Art Museum, 8,000 sheets of calligraphy paper hang suspended by cotton threads. Silence is palpable within Zhu Jinshi’s interactive “Boat” (2012) installation. A visitor walking through the towering tunnel seems to simultaneously advance and recede. Like “Boat,” the exhibition “28 Chinese” reflects a concern that
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Student art spotlighted in Honor’s Studio Exhibition

The title of so-so, the department of art practice’s Spring 2015 Honor’s Studio Exhibition, suggests an indeterminate and in-between state — a state defined as ongoing discovery and growth, more so than as a concrete finish line. The exhibit, which features work by a dozen student artists, runs through May
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