Thursday, November 19, 2015

Japantown, San Francisco

The weather is chilly so let's head to Japantown for piping hot udon and some ambling.

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Origami Fountains representing lotus blooms by the late sculptor Ruth Asawa.

Tempura udon at Mifune.


I love the whimsical ceramics and lovely teapots at Daikoku by Shiki. 

Venetian-style masks and lots of sparkly adornments for the hair at Yumi Boutique.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

"A Place of Her Own," November 19 through December 11 at SOMArts, S.F.

SOMArts Culture Center presents a powerful exhibition, "A Place of Her Own," opening November 19. It features more than 30 works ranging from miniatures to the written word to large-scale installations by 20 women artists. Each were asked, "If you had a place of your own, what would it be?"

The first of a trio of SOMArts Commons Curatorial Residency exhibitions for the 2015-2016 season, it is curated by residency recipient Cynthia Tom. Opening reception: 6-9 p.m., Thursday, November 19.

SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St., S.F. (415) 863-1414.

Artist and curator Cynthia Tom. Image courtesy of the artist.

Friday, November 6, 2015

"Holding Pattern" exhibition at 111 Minna Gallery, S.F. through December 31

"Holding Pattern," a collaborative exhibition by San Francisco artists Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock opens tonight at the 111 Minna Gallery in S.F. and runs through December 31. 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna St., S.F. (415) 974-1719,

"Holding Pattern" by KeFe (Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock), Acrylic on Wood Panel (2015)

Collaboration by KeFe (Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock), Mixed Media on Wood Panel

Images courtesy of the 111 Minna Gallery

Mario Palacios Kaim “Recent Work” exhibition at the Bond Latin Gallery, S.F. through November 30

Mario Palacios Kaim "Recent Work" exhibition at the Bond Latin Gallery, S.F. through November 30. Bond Latin Gallery, 251 Post St., Ste. 610, San Francisco. (415) 362-1480,

“Teorema 76,” Oil on Canvas, 2015, 39.5 x 47”
“Cuadratura 53,” Oil on Canvas, 2014, 31.5 x 46”

 “Cuadratura 59,” Oil on Canvas, 2015, 47 x 63″

“Teorema 77,” Oil on Canvas, 2015, 39.5 x 47”

Images courtesy of the Bond Latin Gallery