An Oversized Statue of Leonard Peltier, an American Indian Activist, Pensively Stares Toward Alcatraz
November 12, 2020

Peering out over the San Francisco Bay toward Alcatraz is a monumental statue that pays homage to an American Indian Movement activist who’s been incarcerated for decades. Created by Portuguese-American artist Rigo 23 in 2016, the 12-foot-tall figure resembles a small self-portrait that the activist, Leonard Peltier, painted while imprisoned.
Wearing a simple white shirt, yellow pants, and no shoes, Peltier sits on a cement base, which is the actual size of his cell, in a pensive position. More Continue reading

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“Flip Flop” by Artist Allister Lee
November 9, 2020

Allister Lee FLIP FLOP is a series of illustrated work depicting a selection of vintage dollar store sandals found throughout Chinatown San Francisco. I like finding graphic inspiration in unlikely places and I found these ubiquitous Chinatown staples to be a great mix of quirk and wonk as subject matter.           … Continued Continue reading

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The 9th Annual Supersonic Invitational
October 1, 2020

The 9th Annual Supersonic Invitational Our friends at SPOKE Art have teamed up once again with Zach Tutor of Supersonic Art for another exhibition featuring over 50 artists from around the world. The show opens this Saturday April 6th 6-9pm at SPOKE SF in San Francisco. Have a little peek at some of the work … Continued Continue reading

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Sinuous Snakes, Insects, and Florals Intertwine in Graphite Illustrations by Zoe Keller
June 27, 2020

Through a winding series of delicate illustrations, Zoe Keller (previously) explores the fragility of the natural world. In Scale & Bone, the Portland-based illustrator renders copper belly water snakes, San Francisco garters, and eastern diamondback rattlers through sinuous compositions that are ripe with skeletal remains, rows of butterflies, and dense patches of fungi. Each graphite drawing examines the tension between life and death and how nature’s processes are cyclical, including the shedding and regeneration of tube-like layers of skin. More Continue reading

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