Dan Lydersen Currently has a show at the Jack Fischer Gallery between 16th and 17th street on Portrero. It is must see show if you are in the area. Lydersen does extremely detailed oil paintings that are whimsical, but at the same time have serious undertones.
We really don’t get out enough to see ceramics here at arthowl, but there is a great chance to see some good work at civic center this weekend. The ceramics annual of America is hosting a huge show with major works of ceramics art for free in civic center between Polk and Larkin, just in front of city hall.
This show is a great event to take a stroll and check out some affordable ceramic work. There are a lot of very technical pieces to be appreciated, but also some interesting conceptual work as well.
Esther Shimazu did some great figurative work of seemingly overweight yet agile looking asian people. I did not meet the artist to see what they were about, but they were fabulous. They were super realistic and did not look like ceramics at all. I wanted to flick them to see if they were
SFAI is really learning how to throw a party! This alumni show featured great food, drinks, and ART. If you didn’t make it this year, try to come out next year and reconnect with your classmates and others.