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.
George Lucas was recently honored by the San Francisco Museum of Art’s Modern Art Council with the museum’s 14th annual Bay Area Treasure Award, an annual lifetime-achievement award recognizing Bay Areaâ€“based artists and cultural leaders who continually redefine the field of visual art.
More than 350 guests from across the Bay Area recently gathered at the Herbst International Exhibition Hall in the Presidio to enjoy fine food and libations and bid on museum-quality contemporary art in support of the Headlands Center for the Arts.