Hella Novella will feature comic books from female and minority artists Her space is small —...Read More
When she was just 25 years old, Mabel Valdiviezo had to make one of the most difficult choices of her life: leave her native Peru or stay and risk her life during a time of political repression.Read More
Despite fears that rent hikes and the influx of the younger tech community would push out artists and diminish their core audience, galleries in the Mission and lower Potrero are popping up at a pace not seen for years.
Art spaces now number 37 compared to 27 in 2017 when Mission Local last did a count.Read More
The ideas for the novel took time to nail down. As a bartender, he noticed patrons at El Rio having fewer conversations and spending more time on their phones. One day, while scribbling away with his then-infant daughter sleeping on his chest, the idea for the book finally came to him.Read More
Tucked into the corner of Thacher Art Gallery’s ‘Studio Misión: the Art Studio as Medium,’ sits an empty wooden work table and chair. Before his death at age 75 in May 2018, renowned Mission District artist René Yañez had planned for this gallery space, located on the University of San Francisco campus at 2130 Fulton Street, to be a workspace where he would create art to be displayed on the walls.Read More
Special Report: ‘Toxic donors’ are coming under fire at art museums — but not in liberal San Francisco. What will SFMOMA do?
A new wave of institutional critique threatens to land in San Francisco, starting with this...Read More