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Part of the '@Large...' art exhibit on Alcatraz Island by Ai Weiwei. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free Speech

An exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces – was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.

09/24/2014

An abstract painting by an Oakland Zoo hissing roach. (Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Auctioning Off Paintings By Animals To Support Wildlife Conservation

Oakland has been gaining national headlines in recent years for the rebirth of its art, culture and restaurant scene. But the work of some the city’s most popular residents can still be purchased for a few hundred bucks.

09/10/2014

A couple wearing face masks embrace at a previous Burning Man festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Hit, Killed By Bus In ‘Tragic Accident’ At Burning Man

A woman died at the Burning Man festival in northern Nevada early Thursday morning after she was reportedly run over by a bus carrying festival goers.

08/28/2014

Andres Amador's beach art (Andres Amador)

SF Artist Gaining Fame For Inspiring, Temporary Beach Designs

His geometry-inspired abstract art is often the size of a football field. It takes him about two hours to lay out and complete a single design, then he flies a drone above to get a better view of what the finished product looks like before high tide comes and washes away his vision.

08/15/2014

SOMA Pier 14 (Photo by Steven Fritz)

Burning Man Sculpture Becomes San Francisco’s Newest Light Show

A sculpture with roots in Burning Man has become the newest attraction on San Francisco’s Embarcadero.

07/23/2014

Legs, BART, Embarcadero

BART Budgeting $300K To Remove Art Sculpture At Embarcadero Station

A grimy piece of artwork hanging in BART’s Embarcadero Station for nearly four decades is coming down.

06/10/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

‘The Bay Lights’ Creator Seeks Light Sculpture On Market Street In Downtown San Francisco

The man who helped to illuminate the Bay Bridge with a light sculpture is hoping to bring a first-of-its-kind light show that would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco.

06/04/2014

Bill Murray 
(credit: Getty Images)

Watch Out For The Bill Murray Art Show in San Francisco

“Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go on an overnight drunk, and in 10 days I’m going to set out to find the shark that ate my friend and destroy it. Anyone who wants to tag along is more than welcome.”

06/04/2014

Defenestration Building

Beloved San Francisco Landmark Art Hotel “Defenestration” Comes Down

If you’ve ever driven past 6th & Howard in San Francisco, you know the place. It’s the building that’s regurgitating furniture.

06/03/2014

Coit Tower

Coit Tower Reopens To Public After Six-Month Restoration

Coit Tower, San Francisco’s landmark atop Telegraph Hill, reopened to the public Wednesday after a six-month restoration.

05/14/2014

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