Art

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52 Wacky Art Exhibits You Can Play With Take Over San Francisco’s Market Street For 3 Days

Dozens of art exhibitions will flood Market Street starting Thursday as the public prepares to vote on which ones will become a permanent fixture in this rapidly changing San Francisco corridor.

04/09/2015

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Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social Media

The painting is good enough for the famed Musee d’Orsay, but it’s too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman’s crotch, the American company–whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California–may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.

03/10/2015

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High School Visual Arts Programs Help Students Earn Scholarships

The Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools provide a powerful tool for educators and students alike to engage in powerful, meaningful study.

03/04/2015

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Grade School Visual And Performing Arts Programs Spark Future Career Paths

Career choices later in life within applied art fields, such as fashion and industrial design are often sparked through early school art programs.

03/04/2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played the role of Spock in the original Star Trek television series, gestures on arrival for the Los Angeles premiere of the movie 'Star Trek Into Darkness" in Hollywood, California on May 14, 2013.       (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy Left Legacy Of Positive Body Image With Nude Photography

The late Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy left many legacies in his work across genres, but one that might not be as well known is his role as a champion of beauty of all sizes, including his photographic work with San Francisco-based Fat Bottom Revue, featured in 2007.

03/02/2015

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7 of The Best Gift Ideas To Bring Back From a Trip

This list will give you an idea of what gifts are best to bring back from a trip.

02/26/2015

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Alleged Art Thief And SF Real Estate Mogul ‘Lucky Luke’ Arrested After Escaping From Federal Courthouse

A suspected high-end art thief known as “Lucky Luke” is not so lucky anymore.

02/13/2015

KPIX 5 reporter Christin Ayers rides in the fire breathing snail car with artist Jon Sarriugarte, who helped create the car. (CBS)

New Oakland Mayor’s Fire-Breathing Snail Car Created By Local Artists

The new mayor of Oakland has been meeting the community in the hottest ride in town: a fire-breathing snail car dreamt up by local artists.

01/14/2015

Artist Miguel-e Gutierrez-Ranzi placed a Christmas tree made from credit cards in front of his home on McAllister Street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: Christmas Tree Made From Credit Cards Delights Tourists, Neighbors

Near San Francisco’s world-famous Painted Ladies, a new work of art is turning heads this holiday season. A local artist has crafted a Christmas tree made from hundreds of recycled credit cards.

12/23/2014

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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

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