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By Sura Wood | December 30, 2019

The big news of a year packed with a surfeit of retrospective exhibitions is the transformed Asian Art Museum, whose grand opening is slated for May.

By Roberto Friedman | December 30, 2019

It's a brand-new year, and the Asian Art Museum is right in the moment by unveiling its completely transformed collection galleries with new installations.

By Sura Wood | December 23, 2019

Ah, what to say of 2019? It was relatively free of fireworks splashed across the arts news, glaring missteps or stand-up-and-shout museum exhibitions.

By Sura Wood | November 19, 2019

"Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power" is the most overtly political exhibition the Fine Arts Museums have presented in recent memory. It's an export from the Tate Modern, London.

By Roberto Friedman | November 19, 2019

A quick jaunt to San Jose brought Out There many happy hours of art enjoyment. The San Jose Museum of Art is currently showing a handful of special exhibits.

By Roberto Friedman | October 29, 2019

The highlight of Out There's recent jaunt to New York City was an artistic encounter with the MacArthur "genius grant"-winning jazz pianist and bandleader Jason Moran.

By Sura Wood | October 22, 2019

The 19th-century French painter James Tissot may be the greatest artist many people know next to nothing about. Despite being a successful international art-star in his day, and his friendships with Monet, Manet and Degas, he is not well-known.

By Roberto Friedman | October 1, 2019

Santa Fe, New Mexico was calling to us, in the form of a wee press trip last week for a tour of the cultural riches on offer.

By Sura Wood | October 1, 2019

The intersection of Japanese aesthetics and mid-century modern art underlies "Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan," a new exhibition at the Asian Art Museum.

By Sura Wood | September 3, 2019

While museums are busy making themselves increasingly relevant to younger and more diverse audiences, galleries continue to have their finger on the pulse. See below for a brief survey of fall exhibitions.

By Sura Wood | August 27, 2019

This Fall art season you'll find plenty of edifying opportunities, from a preponderance of eclectic photography shows and a brilliant 19th-century French painter not nearly as well-known as he should be, to a tumultuous slice of the American past.

By Roberto Friedman | August 6, 2019

Chris Komater's sixth solo exhibition "Jack & Mack" is currently showing at Mercury 20 Gallery, 475 25th St., in Oakland, through Sept. 7.

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