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The Cognoscente: The Eye of Art Gallerist Jessica Silverman

Jessica Silverman opened her first art gallery while still a curatorial student at the California College of the Arts. Now she's one the brightest stars on the San Francisco art scene.

5 New Gallery Shows to See This Summer

From street art to fine art, here are five upcoming exhibits you just can't miss.

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.  

Napster Founder Sean Parker Pays $4.4 Million for Ai Weiwei Sculpture

Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker, founder of Napster and founding president of Facebook, isn't shy about flaunting his estimated $2.7 billion fortune. 

Take a Walking Tour of the Mission's Vibrant Street Art

In the neighborhood with the highest concentration of street art in San Francisco, the Mission’s cultural heritage may be best viewed through the work of its artists. The alleys here are gateways to discovery, where guerrilla "galleries" weave a colorful tapestry of influences and creative expression.

The Next Gen: Meet the Bay Area's Most Promising MFA Grads This Year

The Bay Area is home to some fine masters programs for artsy types, all working to be the next generation of masters in their fields. Each Spring, we get a look at the best and brightest graduates via fashion shows and various exhibitions. Here we've selected our favorites from this year's graduating pool. The winners were chosen for their concepts, execution, and general awesomeness. Join us in wishing them luck in their next adventure! 

Is Reno Poised to Become a Culture Capital?

Reno isn’t called Artown for nothin’. The city mostly known for its gaming is blooming with Burning Man sculptures, murals, Broadway musicals, and bluegrass music. The Nevada Museum of Art and its Center for Art + Environment was recently awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and will soon have one of the best views in Reno from its new Sky Room. Art in all its forms is now woven through the fabric of the city in unexpected ways.

Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California Coast

A new exhibition, California’s Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry and History, is the best reason to visit the San Francisco Public Library this May.

Property Porn: Bestselling Author Ellen Sussman's $5.5M Los Altos Home

New York Times bestselling author Ellen Sussman is moving to Sebastopol. She's put her Los Altos home on the market and, boy oh boy, it's a writer's paradise.

Last Minute Plans: Public Bikes Warehouse Sale, Open Studios & A Pie Social

Wheel and deal at Public Bikes spring warehouse sale at Jack London Square; peruse the work of 73 local artists at Studio 17; and get your pie eatin' on.

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