City calls for BART plaza sculpture submissions

Calling all artists: until the end of the month, the city of Berkeley is looking for a sculpture to be featured as part of the renovated Downtown BART plaza. The open call is for an already-made sculpture to be featured in the plaza.
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Gaud meets grit in Scott Hove’s ornamental sculptures

The doors wouldn’t open for another 20 minutes, but a swarm of gallery goers clad in black had already gathered outside. Without them, it would have been easy to miss the Hashimoto Contemporary gallery altogether. Nestled between an independent coffee shop and an apartment building on Sutter Street, Hashimoto Contemporary’s
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BAM/PFA showcases work of Oakland-based artist Zarouhie Abdalian

MATRIX 249 is artist's first solo exhibition

Peter Seeger and Lee Hays wrote “If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)” in 1949 as a simple folk song backing the U.S. progressive movement. However, the song’s political message was considered so threatening that Seeger was assaulted for playing the song at a concert. Over the years, it
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