The Polish-Jewish artist, who came to the U.S. in 1941, used his artwork to fight Fascism and support human rights around the world.
AFTER/LIFE, at the Graduate Theological Union’s Doug Adams Gallery, showcases the work of two gay male artists, Ed Aulerich-Sugai and Mark Mitchell, whose lives were profoundly altered by HIV/AIDS.
The Berkeley show marks the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever presented of the work by this celebrated artist, one of the most inventive quilt makers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
For several years Robert Crumb (better known as R. Crumb) was a central and colorful figure on the Berkeley underground arts scene.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is exhibiting seven decades of Chiura Obata’s work. The show, say experts, reflects how American modernism is finally beginning to recognize the expansiveness of “American art.”
The artist, Scott Donahue, has asked for a halt so he can search for a third-party buyer. He still believes Berkeley mishandled the process.
Andrew Farago wrote a 400-page, lavishly illustrated book that looks at all of Batman’s various incarnations in the last 80 years.
The Reimagine End of Life Festival, which runs through Nov. 3, confronts the taboo of death. It creates community through plays, talks, books and other art forms.
A playful exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California offers an insight into the particular creative culture of the extraordinary yearly gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.
It started with a box of negatives and culminated in an exhibition by Bay Area photographer, educator and podcast host Nigel Poor and her incarcerated students.
There are more pressing issues in our community, but something about the decision to remove the city’s most expensive piece of public art got Berkeleyside readers riled up.
While the artistic merit of Scott Donahue’s Berkeley Big People artworks remains a point of debate, the commission says its decision to “deaccession” was based on the cost of maintaining the work.