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A Star Trek fan examines a painting of Captain Picard in the exhibit. (Photo Cameron Clark)

Star Trek fans celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary

February 3rd marked the opening of the "Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years." exhibition at the Chabot Space & Science Center. This event drew Trekkies from all over the Bay Area to examine the wide...
Maysoun Wazwaz takes a presidential oath to "faithfully execute her role as Boss Lady of the United States" in front of "judge" and artist Jeremiah Barber at the Royal Nonesuch Gallery at the Inauguration Ball on Friday, January 20, 2017. (Photo courtesy of 100 days Action-Victoria Heilweil)

100 Days Action: Oakland artists respond to Trump’s presidency

In Oakland, a collective of 15 artists, who were previously complete strangers to one another, are expressing their reaction to the new Trump presidency through a different kind of protest, an art project they are...
Spectators look on at Brett Cook’s “Protect and Serve,” part of Betti Ono’s current exhibit, “Viral: 25 Years after Rodney King.” Photo by Briana Flin.

Betti Ono celebrates sixth anniversary with “Viral: 25 Years after Rodney King” exhibit

On Friday, Betti Ono hosted a celebration of its sixth anniversary and of its current exhibit, “Viral: 25 Years after Rodney King,” which runs until October 22. The exhibition traces the history of police violence...
An interactive map of January's art exhibits in Oakland.

Ready for new art shows? Oakland galleries kick off 2013

Oakland’s art galleries are kicking off 2013 with a round of new exhibits, from abstract sculptures and bold paintings to photographs and seemingly mundane objects portrayed in a new light. Art enthusiasts can roam Oakland...
Artist Kevin Clarke's bed on display at MacArthur B Arthur, his home and gallery that will close to the public this month after a three year run

MacArthur B Arthur, an art gallery and a home, launches its final show

Through the windows of 4030 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Kevin Clarke can be seen lounging in a chair, typing away at his laptop with his full-sized bed in full view. Clarke’s bed and lounge chairs...
Image courtesy 200 Yards.

200 Yards project asks photographers to focus on downtown Oakland

Genevieve Brazelton, co-founder of 200 Yards, wants photographers to take a closer look at North Oakland. The premise of the project is simple: Draw a 200-yard radius around an alternative gallery or other landmark and...