As art fairs boom and galleries struggle, is there hope for artists (and the art geeks who love them)?
Street artist Apex's new show — and departure from the Mid-Market area — is a sign of the times
A painter who finds inspiration in local disconnect and temporal space
SFMOMA's new Jasper Johns retrospective explicates and transmutes
FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Barry McGee, skywriting, burning rubber, giant birds, Jasper Johns, and other visual arts highlights for fall
FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Gaze into the maw of A.J. Fosik's beasties if you dare
Cindy Sherman's performative portraits visit SFMOMA
Strategies of performance animate art — and site — in SFMOMA's 'Stage Presence'
'Streetopia' thinks positively about the latest tech boom
Artists express their desire for harmony in 'Shalom/Salaam'
A new exhibit honors the work of Ghost World author Daniel Clowes
Arthur Tress, Bucky Fuller, and Harry Hay exhibits offer engagement and transcendence
GREEN ISSUE: A conversation with underwater explorer and photographer David Hall, author of Beneath Cold Seas
Collaborative cuisine blossoms between the Bay Area and Japan at OPENharvest
"Land/Use" exhibit examines pastoral lives through a contemporary lens
"3020 Laguna Street in Exitum" transforms a doomed Cow Hollow domicile into nine site-specific artworks
Navigating an art movement — and a local gallery's history — in "Surrealism: New Worlds"
Art Basel take two: Street art in Wynwood, it's complicated
Art Basel Miami, take one: Buzz outflashed protest at this year's beachside art fair
YEAR IN VISUAL ART: Can the various democratizations of 2011 art trickle up?
Ventriloquism, alchemy: Ray Beldner at Catharine Clark and Leslie Shows at Haines
"Maharaja" at the Asian Art Museum and "The Matter Within" at YBCA focus on India's past and present
Offering photographic retorts to hoary stereotypes
A glossy realism that foregrounds physicality and sensuality