Berkeley Art Museum showcases California’s conceptual artists of the ’70s

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Robert Kinmont: "8 Natural Handstands" 1969/2009 (detail); nine black-and-white photographs; courtesy of Alexander and Bonin, New York.

There’s something about California that makes people go a little nuts — in a good way. When 19th-century colonists first faced the all-consuming blanket of the Pacific Ocean, customs and ideologies got thrown out the window. Fast forward to the 1970s,  when the Golden State served as a haven for
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Art exhibit explores nature themes for Jewish holiday

The launching point for the “Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art and Jewish Thought” exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is a commandment from the Old Testament: “When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof
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