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Anonymous Artist Installs Seats on Bike Racks Around SF

Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks. 

New Exhibit Offers an Intimate Look at Cuban Life

“There were few cameras and only out-of-date film,” says Madeleine Plonsker, an art patron whose personal collection of contemporary Cuban photography will mount the walls at Jenkins Johnson Gallery next month. “They had to be resourceful.”

4 Women Makers Who Inspire Us

Meet four Bay Area women who bring imagination into our daily lives with their art, designs, craft, and games.  

Scenes of the City: Tour Diego Rivera's 'Allegory of California'

This week, we tagged along on an art lover's dream tour for an up-close view of Diego Rivera's first mural in America, Allegory of California, located in the City Club in FiDi.

SF's Victorian Architecture + Recchiuti Chocolate Truffles = Heaven

Just when we thought Recchiuti Confections chocolate couldn't get any better, they've gone and printed cute little Victorian houses on luxe burnt caramel truffles.

Never-Before-Seen Nude Photos of Marilyn Monroe Revealed in SF

It's hard to imagine a time when the image of Marilyn Monroe was not synonymous with glamour, but in 1949 the burgeoning starlet was just another struggling actress trying to make it in Hollywood.

Jeremy Fish, of "Silly Pink Bunny" Fame, Is City Hall's First Artist in Residence

Celebration of San Francisco City Hall's 100th year continues, with the recent announcement that the Beaux-Arts landmark has welcomed its first artist in residence. And we have to hand it to the sometimes-too-safe SF Arts Commission—they've selected quite the interesting character.

Local Artists Land Prominent Placements Thanks to New Digital Galleries

If ever something needed disrupting, it's hotel room art. Enter Daylighted, a San Francisco–based startup that intertwines art and technology in a way that exposes cool local artists to large companies in need of legit work.

A SF Film Editor Brings 1970s Surf Culture to Life in "The Lost & Found Collection"

For three years, between 2007 and 2010, San Francisco film editor Doug Walker travelled back and forth between the North Shore of Hawaii and his Bay Area home toting his video camera along with 30,000 old film slides and negatives containing images of surfers that had been snapped for Surfing magazine by notable photographers back in the 1970s. He had bought the magazine’s lost archive for just $800 at the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, and an idea struck: He would set out to find the subjects in the pictures and the lensmen who had captured them. With this, The Lost & Found Collection came to be.

Best of San Francisco 2015: Live Music, Art Galleries, Craft, Movies + More

Whether you're headbanging at the Fillmore, streaking naked down Hayes Street, or hitting up a printing class in Emeryville, there's always something fun to do in the Bay Area. Here are some of our favorite pastimes in 2015.

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