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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Berkeley City College goes for the surreal in Ribitch exhibit

Salvador Dali once said that “surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.” Many aspiring surrealists have taken this notion to heart, including the city of Berkeley’s own Samuel Ribitch. In the “Reverie and Dream” exhibit currently underway at Jerry Adams Gallery
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