Art

Honey Boo Boo Turned Trash-Art Masterpiece

Honey Boo Boo Turned Trash-Art Masterpiece

San Francisco Mosaic artist Jason Mecier, has created a “junk portrait” depicting the 7-year-old former beauty pageant queen, using 25 pounds of trash…

11/21/2012

Dove and Olive Works

Great Local Art For Less In The Peninsula

Save money and decorate your home at these local Peninsula stores featuring art and home decor for under $100.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2012

An image of the proposed art installation on the Bay Bridge (thebaylights.org)

Installation Of Bay Bridge Light Display To Begin Next Month

By next March, the installation will create the appearance of dancing lights on the bridge’s Eastern Span, and organizers say it will likely bring nearly $100 million a year in tourist dollars to the region.

09/18/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Late Painter Kinkade’s Girlfriend Paying $11K Mansion Rent

Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.

09/17/2012

(credit: Thinkstock)

Best Contemporary Art Galleries In San Francisco

Visit these San Francisco galleries for a glimpse at the contemporary art scene, whether you are browsing or buying.

09/10/2012

(credit: deYoung Museum)

Police Arrest 19 At San Francisco De Young Museum Protest

Museum workers held a protest at San Francisco’s M.H. de Young Memorial Museum Friday night where 19 of those demonstrators were arrested at the Golden Gate Park art museum.

09/08/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Kinkade Estate Dispute To Remain Public

Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.

07/02/2012

Bud Donaldson (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Brings Art Therapy To Bay Area Vets

After 23 years in the Air Force, flying 150 missions over Vietnam and earning 3 distinguished flying crosses, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is turning his talents to a mission on solid ground: creating a unique program for other Bay Area veterans.

05/30/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Kinkade Art Sales Surge, Santa Clara County Coroner Performs Autopsy

Galleries across the country that specialize in Kinkade’s work are reporting a surge in sales following the popular painter’s death at age 54.

04/09/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Artist Thomas Kinkade Dies In Los Gatos Home

Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday.

04/06/2012

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