‘In Between’ builds mystical world in Oakland gallery

The products of tripped out imaginations bounce back and forth on the white walls of Oakland’s Old Crow Tattoo and Gallery. In a show colored by magic and spirituality, “In Between” is Nick Mann, Brett Flanigan, Craig Rodgers and Dan Bortz’s first collaboration in a gallery space. Each occupying his
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Bay Area artist Deborah Oropallo digitally reinterprets

Take one look at Deborah Oropallo’s artwork, and you haven’t seen anything. This Bay Area artist’s hybrid prints are so intricate that one’s eye must linger and settle to take it all in, peeling away the layers to extract a narrative. And that narrative is certainly a unique one. In
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Influential Abstract Expressionists shown at Berkeley Art Museum

Although museums can only show a tiny percentage of their collection at any given time, to hide away your de Kooning, Rothko and Pollock somehow seems criminal. In the Berkeley Art Museum’s exhibit, “Abstract Expressionisms: Paintings and Drawings from the Collection,” the museum brings out some of its most impressive
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Local figures make art for mass resistance

“The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible,” screams the words of Oakland-based street artist and printmaker Paul Barron from his Art Attack Mural, painted on an otherwise nondescript wall in Rome, Italy. Barron, and others like him, are not only artists, but activists, people whose work are
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