Mural in Downtown S.F. Depicts Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta ThunbergThe newest addition to the San Francisco skyline is a work of art -- a mural depicting Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, designed to draw attention to climate change.
Artist Seeks to Delay Removal of Berkeley 'Big People' Sculptures Over I-80The attorney for the artist who created a pair of controversial sculptures on a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Interstate 80 in Berkeley said on Thursday that he's in discussions with the city to delay its plans to remove them.
Wave Of Public Art Murals Pops Up In San JoseA new wave of public art murals is popping up in an area of the South Bay where you might not expect. It is part of a new effort to bring color and energy to suburban neighborhoods in South San Jose.
Sculpture Built from Scraps of Old Bay Bridge Span Unveiled on Treasure IslandWhen the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge was demolished, people asked that the steel be used to benefit the community. So it was given to artists to create public art across California.
Berkeley Arts Commission Votes to Remove 'Big People' Sculptures Above I-80If you've driven along I-80 at University Avenue in Berkeley, you may have noticed the large sculptures on both sides of the pedestrian overcrossing. They've been there for 11 years but they may not be there much longer.
Washington High in SF Invites Community to View Controversial, Historic Mural Set to Be DestroyedOver 100 people packed the lobby of George Washington High School in San Francisco's Richmond District to view a controversial mural criticized as racist and degrading.
Lafayette BART Station to Subtract Parking, Add Public ArtThe search for a parking spot at the Lafayette BART station is about to get harder.
Danville Dog-Theme Public Art Project Now Sniffing for SponsorsThe town of Danville is looking for sponsors to take part in its inaugural "Dogs of Danville, Unleashed!" public art project in 2019.
Mural Artist Angry After Property Owner Paints Over Iconic San Jose MuralA muralist in the South Bay is vowing to fight back after a beloved piece of his work was recently erased in the dark of night.
Mural Showing Chicano History Painted Over in East San JoseA South Bay mural with a beloved history is now just a blank wall after someone painted it over in the dead of night.
San Francisco Reverses Course on Controversial Pioneer StatueSan Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans.
'Casting Couch' Statue of Harvey Weinstein Debuts on Hollywood Boulevard Pre-OscarsA golden statue of a bathrobe-clad Harvey Weinstein, seated regally atop a couch with an Oscar in hand, took up temporary sidewalk residence close to the site of Sunday's Academy Awards.
Controversial 55-Foot High Statue Of Nude Woman Set For UnveilingA five-story high sculpture of naked woman dancing set for its official unveiling in the East Bay this week is continuing to stir controversy and conversation.
Vallejo Couple Shows Support For Hillary Clinton With Giant Bra Yard SignA Vallejo couple supporting Clinton for president put up a yard sign in the form of a giant red-white-and-blue brassiere with the words "We Support Hillary."
Best Outdoor Art In The Bay AreaPublic art is art in public spaces and accessible for public viewing free of charge. Public art takes on a wide range of subjects, forms, and materials and may be permanent or temporary and is site-specific for the unique location where it resides. The Bay Area is fortunate to have a wealth of public art by emerging and established artists throughout the community.