Posts Tagged ‘art gallery’

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 from Alcatraz Avenue to the waterfront this month in search of inspiration, distraction or a fun outing on a weekend afternoon.

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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 invite photographers to cover that area with a hyperlocal focus and submit their work. The cream of the crop from the show’s Oakland version, which has the majestic oak tree as the center of its radius, will be displayed in a show at Oakland City Hall during the Art & Soul festival.

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Art show at Manifesto Bicycles

Tonight, from 6pm to 9pm, four shops around 40th Street and Broadway are hosting art shows and receptions, calling it the “40th Street Corridor Art Quest.” Manifesto Bicycles along with Rowan Morrison Gallery, Premium Tattoo and Vintage, and Issues will be displaying local artwork in their shops. People can get “treasure maps” (the stores will…

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