Dark Day Picks

Museum of Craft + Design—Matt Kahn: Artist & Educator, through July 12.  Matt Kahn has been teaching design at Stanford University for 55 years.  People like IDEO founder David Kelley and textile artist Jean Ray Laury consider Kahn their mentor.

University of California, Berkeley Art Museum—Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet, through Sept. 27.  Eight artists travelled to eight UNESCO world heritage sites to respond to the questions of whether art can inspire conservation and vice versa.

Ben Aronson, Passing Taxis, 2008-9

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 464 Sutter Street, SF—Summertime, through August 29. The exhibit runs simultaneously in New York and San Francisco and showcases the work of Nicholas Africano, Ben Aronson, Edward Burtynsky, Michael Eastman, Gerald Förster, Scott Fraser, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Lynn Goldsmith, Wes Hempel, Rene Lynch, Joel Meyerowitz, John Nava, Julian Opie, Yigal Ozeri, Sheila Pree Bright, Scott Prior, Chris Raecker, Kay Ruane, Francesca Sundsten, Nancy Switzer, Robert Van Vranken, Hiroshi Watanabe, Z.Z. Wei, Janice Urnstein Weissman, Don Williams, Sherrie Wolf, Michael Workman, William Wylie, and JeongMee Yoon. Not all artists in both locations.

2 Responses to “Dark Day Picks”

  1. We are visiting San Francisco next September. Can you tell me what kind of exhibitons are going on in town that month?

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