Hasta Luego “Passage”

“Passage”, mother and child sculptures by artists Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito, have been gracing Pier 14 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco for 18 months. Passage created a lot of controversy. San Francisco Mayor, Gavin Newsom once said “Short-term public art projects can invigorate our public spaces with artworks that may be bolder, provocative and more topical than…Keep reading >>

The Dreamer by Pepe Ozan

The Dreamer came to San Francisco in the Spring and Summer of 2007. In the bottom photo, Bay to Breakers, a San Francisco foot race, rushes by ‘The Dreamer’ in Golden Gate Park.The Black Rock Arts Foundation’s Civic Arts Program organized this temporary exhibition and the project was supported by The James Irvine Foundation. affinity photo: Brad Immanuel 2007, all…Keep reading >>

Park(ing) Day 2007

So my friend Janet and I went on a tour of San Francisco parks, Park(ing) Day parks that is. Parks filled with golfing, hair cutting, chill spots, interactive art projects, knitting…a plethora of amusements, parks that will soon be back to being parking spaces. In the photo above, REBAR, an artist’s collective and recipients of a grant through BRAF’s Grants-to-Artists…Keep reading >>

Adventures at the Panhandle Bandshell

Last June, I called my friend Playa Jewel and said, “whatchadoin? Let’s go on an art adventure.” I had been putting together some photos for the Black Rock Arts Foundation so we started at the Panhandle Bandshell in San Francisco, and is it ever gorgeous? http://www.panhandlebandshell.com/ The Panhandle Bandshell is a full-scale performance stage constructed almost entirely out of reclaimed…Keep reading >>

Stan, Submerging Man

Yes! Stan did come to VMD Park and was there from June 2006 until April 2007. And to learn more about Finley Fryer: http://www.snowcrest.net/finleyfryer/ affinity photos: Chuck Revell