Susie Tompkins Buell
The 2016 FOG Design + Art Fair opened with a tribute to David Bowie, and provided an exciting overview of the best offerings in modern and contemporary art and design.
Starting September 27, 2014, San Francisco’s Alcatraz will be the site for one of this year’s most important art exhibits internationally.
The “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” exhibit, produced by the FOR-SITE Foundation, provides Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations in four locations in the former prison — areas which are usually restricted to the public.
The debut of FOG Design + Art at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason demonstrated that San Francisco, despite its size, is a great art city.
Founded by event designer Stanlee Gatti, interior designer Douglas Durkin, and the late Elaine McKeon, the four-day show celebrating 20th and 21st century “design in all its forms” featured prominent dealers from around the country. They exhibiting progressive design and art that set an entirely new standard for the Bay Area, with over 4,000 visitors attending.
This month’s opening of the Paul Smith shop at 50 Geary Street has been an extraordinary success. Every time we visit, we’re impressed by how many shoppers are inside.
The “San Francisco Chronicle Magazine” ran an amusing cover story this weekend about life at…
Susie Tompkins Buell, speaking to the Associated Press, said many donors she talks to are…