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In Memoriam: Nathan Oliveira

Nathan Oliveira, an acclaimed printmaker, painter, sculptor, and retired Stanford art professor well known for his contributions to the Bay Area Figurative Movement, passed away on November 13 the age of 81, …

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A San Francisco Visionary

Utne Reader has named Rebecca Solnit one of its 25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World, praising Solnit for telling a different story than the one told by mainstream media in the …

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Book Launch: Radical Light

To celebrate the publication of Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive present an evening of light shows, …

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A Narrated Tour of American Modern

Ever wonder about the back story behind Walker Evans’ iconic image of an Alabama tenant farmer’s wife? Or the camera technique Berenice Abbott used to capture such striking images of New York …

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Sep is now live! brings to life the Autobiography of Mark Twain in video slideshows, images, interviews with the editors and other Mark Twain scholars, and audio clips of excerpts from the book. The site …

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Sep is now live!

Film Quarterly has been publishing substantial, peer-reviewed writing on motion pictures since 1958, earning a reputation as the most authoritative academic film journal in the United States. Its wide array of topics, …

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The Journey to Running Fence

Running Fence, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s outdoor installation in Northern California, stood for just two weeks. Though many people traveled to the isolated farmlands of 1970s Sonoma and Marin Counties to view Running …

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