KQED: Gallery Crawl
Summary: Tours of Bay Area arts galleries from KQED public broadcasting in San Francisco.
View GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with Eric William Carroll about PLATO'S HOME MOVIES, his November 2011 exhibition at RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco.
View GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with and short story by Courtney Johnson for her November 2011 exhibition, SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY at Park Life in San Francisco.
View GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with Timothy Buckwalter about EVERYBODY'S HAPPY NOWADAYS, his September 2011 exhibition at Mina Dresden Gallery in San Francisco.
View the July 2011 GALLERY CRAWL interview with Book Conservator Daniel Flanagan about SUMMER/SELECTIONS, Ratio 3's exhibition of works by Margaret Kilgallen.
In June 2011, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed Aaron Terry about his RESISTANCE TO THE INDIGNITIES OF MODERN LIFE show at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco.
In January 2011, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed Gallery Hijinks owner, Jillian Mackintosh, along with artists Martin Machado and Aleksandra Zee about their current exhibition, AS IT WAS BEFORE.
In December 2010, GALLERY CRAWL visited the SF Contemporary Jewish Museum to chat with artist and author Judy Chicago about her new book FRIDA KAHLO: FACE TO FACE.
Bob Fisher discusses how he began collecting photography and reveals the interests and ideas that have fueled his collection for nearly 30 years. FROM THE COLLECTION OF RANDI AND BOB FISHER is on view through February 2011 at Pier 24 in San Francisco.
In September 2010, GALLERY CRAWL headed south to interview Steve Dietz, curator of the 2010 01SJ BIENNIAL. Artists from around the globe were commissioned to create new, interactive works of art using the phrase "Build Your Own World" as an inspirational theme.
In September 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed artist Kate Nichols about her work using nanotechnology to create "structural color" for her artwork. We visited Nichols at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she is the first artist-in-residence.
In August 2010, GALLERY CRAWL took a road trip to Napa, California to view The Hess Collection located in a museum on the Hess Winery properties. The robust collection features emerging artists as well as a wide range of notables, including Robert Rauschenberg, Anselm Kiefer, Andy Goldsworthy, and Francis Bacon.
In July 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed LA-based photographer Shannon Ebner and Bay Area painter Robert Bechtle about their selections for THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED, an exhibition spread across four San Francisco galleries.
In May 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed artists Alexis Arnold, Mercedes Dorame, David Marc Grant, Mimi Moncier, and Jennifer Odell about their own art projects, as well as work created by fellow graduates, Casey Gray, Laura Boles Faw and Luca Antonucci.
In April 2010 GALLERY CRAWL checked out Sonny Smith's 100 RECORDS exhibition at Gallery 16 in San Francisco. We chatted with the artist and musician who invented and wrote 100 songs for a number of fictional musicians and invited fellow artists to create matching album covers.
In March 2010 GALLERY CRAWL checked out Baer Ridgway Exhibitions' new group show PAPER AWESOME and interviewed curator and artist Brion Nuda Rosch. Also on view at the gallery is TEMPORARY STORAGE OVERFLOW PLAN OPTION 3, a hallway installation created with tape and pencil by Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols.