Art

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WATCH: Hayward Artist Builds Robin Williams’ Portrait With 600 Rubik’s Cubes

A Hayward artist unveiled his stunning tribute to the late actor Robin Williams using 600 re-purposed Rubik’s Cubes.

11/24/2014

Two of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' hang side by side on display in a new exhibition at the National Gallery on January 24 2014, in London, England. The iconic works, two of four paintings of sunflowers created by Van Gogh in Arles in 1888, are being reunited in London for the first time in 65 years in the exhibition which runs from January 25 - April 27, 2014.  (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

Van Gogh Still Life Makes Way To Auction; Could Sell For Up To $50M

New York City’s big-ticket auctions of impressionist and modern art get underway Tuesday with a still life by Vincent van Gogh painted weeks before his death that could go for up to $50 million.

11/04/2014

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

Steel-ring Rondo sculpture by West Oakland artist Bruce Beasley (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Oakland Museum Of California Receives Major Gift From World-Renowned, West Oakland Sculptor

A privately-owned, $20 million artist studio complex in West Oakland is being gifted to the Oakland Museum of California by world-renowned, local sculptor, Bruce Beasely

10/09/2014

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

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