Dark Day Picks
On Mondays Venetian Red celebrates the day of the week when most galleries and museums are traditionally closed. Every Monday we highlight a few current exhibitions, new installations, or art world tidbits. Get a jump on planning a week filled with art.
©Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times
New York Times—Michael Kimmelman: At Louvre, Many Stop to Snap but Few Stay to Focus. Which of us isn’t guilty of this behavior on some level?
Caldwell/Snyder, 341 Sutter Street, SF—Guillermo Pacheco, Alejandro Santiago, Jose Villalobos. Three contemporary painters from Oaxaca inspired by the unique colors and traditions of this Mexican state. August 6-31
Andrea Schwartz Gallery, 525 2nd Street—WORD Cara Barer, Patrick Dintino, Mitch Jones, Sofia Harrison, Wendy Robushi, Samuel Messer, and others. Text and images, curated by Danielle Steel. August 5-29
Crown Point Press, 24 Hawthorne Lane, SF—Group Show (including Shoichi Ida, left) and Chris Ofili. Both until August 29.