20X200 Collectors’ Confab

20×200 is a great site offering up artwork from a variety of different artists that I have been checking out for awhile. I’ve had my eye on pieces from Beth Dow, Emily Shur (who you may remember from a Photo of the Day post), and Christian Chaize. Next week they will be having a show – the 20×200 … Continue reading

Mary Meyer – West Pop!

Every other day I seem to get an email from a designer I love notifying me that they are doing a pop up shop… in Brooklyn, or L.A., or Toronto.  So tonight I am very happy that Oakland is getting some pop up love from Brooklyn based Mary Meyer. And by Oakland I  mean 4 blocks from … Continue reading

David Seiler, California Dreaming (via OAKLAND SWEE(t)ART)

David Seiler is one of our big local stars. His figurative expressionist style is definitive and immediately recognizable. When he is not at Live Art Wednesday, you can usually find him at his studio/gallery called Victorian Rat of West Mac in Oakland. You can see his latest work at Zza’s Wine Bar Gallery when it … Continue reading

Raffle for Akio’s community, please buy a ticket. (via Heath Ceramics)

I have been seeing Akio Nukaga’s work online for awhile now and was quite jealous that I could not be in LA to attend his event tonight at Heath Ceramics. He makes some very elegant pottery that reminds me a bit of something you might find washed up along the shore while hunting for sea-glass. … Continue reading

Window Seat Wednesday

My first day helming Window Seat (start here and the following nine are mine) has begun but as that blog is strictly visual I don’t have the opportunity to get into why I’m currently drawn to those images and places featured. So I’ll do that here! Since a.c.e. is still set on fleeing to Mexico … Continue reading

Oakland Art Murmur – December, Preview

Andy Goldsworthy

There is a new exhibition of work by Andy Goldsworthy at the Haines Gallery in San Francisco from November 4 to December 24, 2010. I hadn’t realized how much work he has done in California and the Bay Area. His commissioned piece at the De Young Museum has been one of my favorites ever since the … Continue reading

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