Oakland Art Murmur – December, Preview


Photo of the Day

I’m off to San Francisco for the day to see the last weekend of  ‘New Topographics‘ at SFMoma; I’ll let you know how it is. Tonight is also First Friday. We’ll have to see if I have the stamina for that much art in one day. In the meantime I wanted to share ‘The Ruins … Continue reading

Oakland Art Murmur – September

I promised I would be back for the Art Murmur this month so here I am. Joining me as usual was MCM, as well as her art school buddy, and our good friend Al. I made my way to our meet up spot at Mama Buzz Cafe to start our night off with $2.00 PBR’s. … Continue reading

Art Talk

I’ll have to beg your pardon but I did not go out to First Friday this month. Instead I stayed in and talked one on one with an artist in his studio. I won’t tell you what we talked about but I can show you who we talked about (a newly acquired Andrew Wyeth book … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

After my First Friday post for July, MCM commented that my ‘Korean Yogurt Bottles’ photo was very Andreas Gursky. I had not heard of him or 99 Cent II Diptychon (2001), which happens to be the most expensive photograph to date, having been auctioned at Sotheby’s in February of 2007 for a price of US$3,346,456. I … Continue reading

Victorian Rat

My most lovely of neighbors D+B have set up an art gallery next door with doors opening on the First Friday of June. This is going to be fun!

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