East Bay artist takes a musical look at Oakland

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Zarouhie Abdalian, recipient of the 2012 Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Award from SF MOMA, has her first solo exhibition with the Berkeley Art Museum’s MATRIX Program, presenting three pieces that show the subtle and dynamic relationship between sight and sound and interior and exterior spaces. Her SECA
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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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