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Public street art as private purchase? Banksy's Haight Street rat turns up in Miami

Art Basel diary: SCOPE-ing, Context-ualizing, and a quick dip in Fountain

December 12, 2012
Last week, Miami was swept up in Hurricane Art Basel and goddammit if we weren't there to cover the thing. Check out Caitlin Donohue's...

Art Basel diary: The other side of the causeway, street art, Art Asia

December 11, 2012
Read part one of Caitlin Donohue's Art Basel diary: South Beach hereIt would be a mistake to characterize the Art-Basel-that's-not-in-South-Beach parts of Miami as...

Art Basel diary: Air-kissing South Beach on day one

Caitlin Donohue does South Beach during the country's most excessive week of art. Check out her other Basel 2012 posts hereFaced with a daunting...

Freedom fighter: SF underground art icon Xara Thustra

December 5, 2012
Since the late 1990s, Xara Thustra's art has been inseparable from resistance and community in San Francisco, providing many of the signature visual images...

The Bay at Basel (Come to Miami with us this weekend!)

There are two moments from my 2011 pilgrimage that duel in my mind for the title of quintessential Miami Art Basel. One, when that...

Looking up: Apex One’s Mid-Market rooftop street art gallery

November 28, 2012
I was a little devastated when I found that the owner of Ricardo "Apex" Richey's Market and Sixth Street studio -- where he painted...

All reflected

Street artist Apex's new show — and departure from the Mid-Market area — is a sign of the times

Under $10 gift guide: Thank you for being a friend

Presents for your best bud don't have to be major. Give them something to make the bike rides you share brighter or beermaking burlier. And when in doubt: bear socks.

Trans activists honored in Clarion Alley mural

October 24, 2012
It was important to Tanya Wischerath that the crowds who came to last weekend's Clarion Alley Block Party got to see the latest addition...

Girl on wall

Badassery abounds at Los Muros Hablan, where Sofia Maldonado teaches her brand of Puerto Rican feminist street art

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Drunks, drugs, kung fu, and rock ‘n’ roll: just another week at the movies

This week, get thee to the Roxie for "Not Necessarily Noir III" (Dennis Harvey's preview here), or the wind-whipped moors for Andrea Arnold's brutal...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Frog killers in the heat: San Juan’s first street art festival

October 16, 2012
Sego painted a coqui. That makes sense because the soft-spoken Mexican mural artist dabbles luminously in the animal kingdom, improbably creating detailed scenes of magical realism...

Medical marijuana is over

... and so is this cannabis column.

Our Weekly Picks: October 10-16

October 9, 2012
WEDNESDAY 10 Happy Hour at 251 Post Stumbling on 251 Post Street feels a lot like clicking on a square in Minesweeper that opens...

Street art we love, now

From the Womens Building to a hamburger apocalypse, walls to look for 

On the Cheap Listings

Listings compiled by Caitlin Donohue and George McIntire. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for...

On the Cheap Listings

Listings compiled by Caitlin Donohue and George McIntire. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for...

The real McGee

September 25, 2012

As street artist Twist, he launched a thousand spray cans. But who does Barry McGee's gallery art inspire?

“The f*cking building was looking like a f*cking jail. But now it’s like a museum.”

September 10, 2012
A guy who is on the board of the Oakland Museum of California buys an abandoned 36,000 square foot warehouse (1350 Fourth St., Berk.)...

Pro-life Bernal billboard corrected by feminist vandals

September 6, 2012
Those in favor of a women's right to choose need no longer avert their eyes from that squalling pro-life billboard on the corner of...

Graffiti, now: Guerrero Gallery shows USDA prime street writers

August 28, 2012
There was no wine and cheese at the opening of "Leave the Beef on the BBQ." There were massive slabs of meat though, onto...