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Paul Gallo's 'Coloring Extravaganza of Healing'

Paul Gallo's 'Coloring Extravaganza of Healing'

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 5, 2022

In his creative coloring book, artist Paul Gallo presents images he has drawn from his childhood to the present day. Most of the images are drawings of people dressed in a wide array of styles.

Marvelous Muppets: 'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited' at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Marvelous Muppets: 'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited' at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 4, 2022

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, currently showing at the Contemporary Jewish Museum through August 14, brings joy and visual delight to fans of all ages.

Best Modern Art Museums in The World for Students

Best Modern Art Museums in The World for Students

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Mar 21, 2022

Modern art is one of the best ways to introduce students to how art can be used to voice people's problems and concerns. It shows how art can invoke certain thoughts and feelings in us.

Going Out, Homing's In, March 11-18, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, March 11-18, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 10, 2022

Arts and nightlife events march into our schedule with energy and anticipation. Museums, galleries, theater, music and more await your attendance. Note the several music concerts and arts events with proceeds benefiting Ukraine refugees.

L'art dans l'air - 'Imagine Picasso' at The Armory

L'art dans l'air - 'Imagine Picasso' at The Armory

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Feb 15, 2022

'Imagine Picasso,' the latest immersive art installation, is now at the San Francisco Armory. But do these spectacles actually bring viewers closer to the art, or just provide a computer-assisted form of entertainment?

Funny that way: 'No Straight Lines' documents queer comic artists

Funny that way: 'No Straight Lines' documents queer comic artists

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Dec 7, 2021

If ever there was a documentary subject that was long overdue, it would have to be that of LGBTQ+ cartoonists and comic book creators. Vivian Kleiman saw fit to do so with her respectful exploration of the art form.

Visual AIDS: 'Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster'

Visual AIDS: 'Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster'

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 23, 2021

'Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster' documents selected graphic art posters used as preventative advice or protest art through the AIDS pandemic.

Leonard, Larry & Tim: gay comics legend Tim Barela

Leonard, Larry & Tim: gay comics legend Tim Barela

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Nov 2, 2021

Known for his witty comic series, "Leonard & Larry," Tim Barela, whose final comic strip ran in print almost 20 years ago, is celebrated in a new book, 'The Complete Leonard & Larry Collection,' with subjects that still resonate today.

Schlomer Haus art gallery opens in the Castro

Schlomer Haus art gallery opens in the Castro

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 20, 2021

A new art gallery kicks off its opening on October 26 with the work of six different artists. The gay couple who own Schlomer Haus Gallery, located in the Castro/Duboce district, hopes to draw art fans from all over.

Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Opening Day is October 23

Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Opening Day is October 23

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Oct 19, 2021

Join us as we honor the life and legacy of Black fashion designer Patrick Kelly with an all-day celebration at the de Young museum on Saturday, October 23!

Superman's son's bisexual in new DC comic series

Superman's son's bisexual in new DC comic series

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 12, 2021

The son of Superman comes out as bisexual in the fifth edition of the DC comic series 'Superman: Son Of Kal-El.' The announcement came on October 11, National Coming Out Day.

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance

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  • Oct 7, 2021

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance Saturday, October 16, 2021 in front of the de Young Museum, San Francisco 5.30 pm (Pacific Time)

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 21, 2021

For anyone who misses having sex in a back alley, parking lot, or atop a bulldozer, the new hardcover book of photos by veteran photographer Mark I. Chester makes a perfect gift for Folsom time.

Shapeshifter: bisexual Surrealist poet Alice Paalen Rahon unmasked in new compilation

Shapeshifter: bisexual Surrealist poet Alice Paalen Rahon unmasked in new compilation

  • by Mark William Norby
  • Sep 14, 2021

Alice Paalen Rahon, a Surrealist poet and painter, has been largely overlooked, but her works reemerge in 'Shapeshifter,' a new compilation of her poetry.