Friday, August 29, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Two great art events happening in Fall. Check them out:


"Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California"

The Oakland Museum of California's "Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California" utilizes art and ephemera to explore local social forces and history in California art via four creative communities. They include Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in 1930s S.F. Sept. 20-April 12. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $15, seniors/students $10, youth $6, 8 and under free. Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St., Oakland. (510) 625-6873. www.museumca.org.




Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, 1931. Oil on canvas. Image courtesy of SFMOMA and the Oakland Museum of California.

Diego Rivera Sketching Mural in the early 1930s. Photo by Peter Stackpole. Image courtesy of the Oakland Museum of California.























SF Open Studios

Meet artists, see their work and visit their studios in neighborhoods throughout the city during ArtSpan's 2014 SF Open Studios, the largest such program in the country. Participants choose from more than 900 artists, map out a self-guided tour and go. Preview: Oct. 11-12 at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St., S.F. Open Studios: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 25-26, Nov. 1-2 and 8-9. Free. www.artspan.org/sfopenstudios.

“Young Family Walking Through It All,” (cropped) by Joshua Coffy. Image courtesy of ArtSpan.




Friday, August 15, 2014

Street Date: San Francisco Street Food Festival, Mission District, S.F.

Hungry? 

Check out my latest Street Date and get to the food fest tomorrow:



www.sfgate.com/default/article/S-F-Street-Food-Festival-Mission-District-5686902.php










All content and photographs by Stephanie Wright Hession and may not be downloaded, copied, etc. without my permission.

Monday, August 11, 2014

"La Cocina: The Culinary Treasures of Rosa Covarrubias," Mexican Museum, S.F. Through Jan. 18, 2015

http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/La-Cocina-The-Culinary-Treasures-of-Rosa-5478588.php

 “Rosa Covarrubias in Her Kitchen, Tizap├ín.” Photo courtesy of The Mexican Museum.




"Golden" exhibition features new works by Heather Robinson and Victoria Veedell, Secession Art and Design gallery, S.F. Through September 28

To celebrate its seventh anniversary, Secession Art & Design gallery presents, "Golden," an exhibition featuring works by painters Heather Robinson and Victoria Veedell. Through September 28.
Opening reception 6:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, August 15. 
3361 Mission St., S.F. www.secessionsf.com.



"Hexagons (Tropical)" by Heather Robinson

“Chevrons (Fuchsia)" by Heather Robinson









"Little Dipper (Cool)" by Heather Robinson




"June on Bernal Hill," by Victoria Veedell




"Afternoon Russian River" by Victoria Veedell


"Day's End Reflections," by Victoria Veedell



Street Date, Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur


http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Larkspur-Landing-Circle-Larkspur-5657584.php



Rustic Bakery. Photo by Stephanie Wright Hession 




Street Date, Jack London Square, Oakland

http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Street-Date-Jack-London-Square-Oakland-5672768.php


Miette. Photo by Stephanie Wright Hession



All content and photographs by Stephanie Wright Hession and may not be downloaded, copied, etc. without my permission.

Swedish painter Anna Halldin Maule, "Persona," Scott Richards Contemporary Art, S.F. Through August 30, 2014.

"Imitation of Life," (2014). Oil on canvas by Anna Halldin Maule.
Photo courtesy of Scott Richards Contemporary Art.

For her solo exhibition, "Persona," Swedish painter Halldin Maule creates stunningly realistic, figurative portraits of women that contain surrealist elements, butterflies and hints of bondage. 

Through Aug. 30. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Scott Richards Contemporary Art, 251 Post St., S.F. (415) 788-5588. www.srcart.com.

- Stephanie Wright Hession


"Flora"  (2014). Oil on canvas by Anna Halldin Maule.
Photo courtesy of Scott Richards Contemporary Art.






Staycation, S.F. style

http://blog.sfgate.com/getlost/2014/07/01/20-san-francisco-staycation-ideas/#24432101=9



Photo by Stephanie Wright Hession. 

Street Date: Explore the S.F.'s Jazz District: Fillmore Street.

http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Fillmore-Street-San-Francisco-5596100.php

Fillmore Street Cafe. Photo by Stephanie Wright Hession



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