Домой United States USA — Art There’s no shortage of fine visual art online — The San Francisco...

There’s no shortage of fine visual art online — The San Francisco Examiner


Home computer offers OK way to take in an exhibition
It can’t compare with the live experience of a museum or gallery, of course. But with many such venues shuttered by the pandemic, a home computer can be a welcome way to look at visual art. What follows is a roundup featuring sites to view exhibitions that were slated to be seen at museums but canceled because of the lockdown. Some additionally feature past museum exhibits and impressive permanent collections. Visitors also can live-stream events, including artist discussions and performances. Some require pre-registration and a fee. Zoom events require a Zoom account. Also detailed below are a few gallery exhibitions that the public can visit, safely, in person. Most require an appointment. Online viewing Asian Art Museum: Thousands of art objects from the museum’s collection can be viewed online, along with selections from recent exhibitions. Virtual events include a discussion titled “From Artistry to Activism: Amplifying Black and Asian Voices of Resistance” (5 p.m. Sept.10); an interdisciplinary Writers Lab reading with 15 local writers (1 p.m. Sept.12); and a cooking demonstration starring chef Reem Assil and her Palestinian knafeh (phyllo dessert) recipe (6:30 p.m. Sept.17). asianart.org Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive: Virtual tours, slide shows, films and recordings of special events include a dance performance of “Storm in Isolation” by inkBoat and a discussion titled ”House and Home: The Transgender Experience” (4 p.m. Sept.12). Exhibitions include “Kader Attia: Matrix 274” (Oct 18-Nov.17), which addresses the trauma of war. bampfa.org Cantor Arts Center: A self-guided interactive virtual tour offers a “360-degree rendering of ‘The Medium Is The Message: Art Since 1950,’ an exhibition that explores artists’ non-traditional use of materials for critical and expressive inquiry” including works by Ruth Asawa, Titus Kaphar, Gwendolyn Knight, Alice Neel, Miriam Schapiro, Roger Shimomura and Zhou Tiehai, among others. Curator-led videos — “Recasting Rodin,” “Artists & Anatomists,” “Photography & Text” and “Looking at Each Other: American Portraiture” are also online. museum.stanford.edu Contemporary Jewish Museum: “Levi Strauss: A History of American Style,” viewable online, covers the life and contributions, to San Francisco, fashion, culture and counterculture, of Levi Strauss, the Bavarian immigrant whose S.

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