A few weekends ago, I went up to San Francisco to conduct an on-site interview with Pixar story artist Josh Cooley. While there, I was able to stay a few days at one of my very favorite places - Clift Hotel
, a gorgeous luxury hotel designed by the one and only Philippe Starck. The San Francisco property opened in 2001 and,… Continue
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Added by alice on April 23, 2011 at 9:30am —
Graphic design studio Dowling Duncan is back! You may remember them as the ones who showed us what US currency
could look like if given a modern day make-over. This series is called Summer in San Francisco
and it takes some of the most recognizable landmarks or symbols of the city… Continue
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Damon Soule opened his highly anticipated solo show at Fecal Face Dot Gallery last Thursday night in San Francisco. Featuring several smaller works as well as larger collaborations between fellow visionaries Mars-1, David Choong Lee, and Oliver Vernon, this latest offering from Soule provides a nice and intimate look into the mind and ethereal works of the…
Added by Eugene on June 12, 2010 at 11:00am —
A San Francisco duplex penthouse painted different shades of blue enhances its greatest asset, its dramatic downtown views. The contemporary living space is lined with natural materials like walnut paneling and the neutral palette of white and grey synthetic materials - concrete, glass, and steel - focuses attention on the “sky zone."…
Added by alice on May 11, 2010 at 9:30am —
Banksy has been going to town in San Francisco, and added a total of six pieces around the city. Out of all of them, this one really stands out. The stencil features an American Indian holding up a "no trespassing" sign.…
Added by Eugene on April 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
How cool is this? Artist Liz Hickock must have been a big Bill Cosby fan back in the day because she uses a whole lot of jigglin' Jell-O to create stunning models of historical landmarks of San Francisco.
"I create glowing, jellied scale models of urban sites, transforming ordinary physical surroundings into something unexpected and… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 8, 2009 at 2:30pm —
I wanted to bring you guys some first-hand pictures of Union Square during Christmas time! I love the bright lights and holiday spirit surrounding this place. Below are some pictures I took yesterday of the festivities.
A brightly lit, gigantic Christmas tree in the middle of Union Square.… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 12, 2008 at 8:30am —
Ahhhhhh ... just looking at the photos of the breathtaking Healing Arts Center & Spa at Cavallo Point Lodge
is relaxing. The new resort is located in Sausalito, a 15 minute drive from San Francisco, just over the Golden Gate Bridge.
With spa services, cooking school, and art classes, one could dwell for weeks. In addition, they offer complimentary olive oil and tea tastings and guided Green Design/Green Living and… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on December 11, 2008 at 3:00am —
This weeks art pick comes to us from Union Square, San Francisco and is for all you compulsive gamblers out there. I like the characters and scenarios in Lisa Esherick's paintings. After all, casinos are where legendary stories always seem to come from. If you find yourself in the Bay area this month, you can check out Lisa's works at George Krevsky Gallery through… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 12, 2008 at 9:00am —
The more I look at Ron English's work, the more it grows on me. I think it's amazing how he's able to seamlessly blend old school European art with current pop culture. The opening reception for his show, The Secret History of Kiss
, is set for Saturday November 1st, from 7pm-11pm at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. The solo exhibit runs through December 6th… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 1, 2008 at 1:00pm —
I like to frequent museums on occasion, but I usually find myself getting bored after the first twenty minutes upon arrival. That's why I was pleasantly surprised by the SF MOMA.
The SF MOMA is currently showcasing the work of Frida Kahlo
, which runs through September 28th. There is something so real and… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 8, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Osha Thai was recommended by our friend and Met member, Roro
. We chose the original location at 696 Geary Street because it happened to be the closest one to our hotel. (There are a total of 5 Osha Thais in SF.)… Continue
Added by alice on September 2, 2008 at 10:30pm —
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, once known as the Outside Lands, will host the first annual Outside Lands Festival in late August. No artist has ever played at the park at night until now. For three days, music fans will trample the grounds to catch sets by a mix of Top 40 and indie artists including Radiohead, Jack Johnson, Lupe Fiasco, Beck, Tom Petty, and M Ward. Click here… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 29, 2008 at 11:30am —