Posts Tagged “Wallace Berman”

I Am Here: Daniel Schifrin on Beyond Belief

09.11.2013  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, Projects/Series

Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art, jointly organized by SFMOMA and the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM), is on view at the CJM through October 27. Open Space presents a series of writings on works in the exhibition. In today’s post Daniel Schifrin, part of the CJM curatorial team, reflects on the exhibition as a Talmudic jou... More

75 Reasons to Live: Craig Baldwin on Wallace Berman

08.30.2010  |  By
Filed under: One on One


Craig Baldwin is a filmmaker, curator, and publisher, and as long-time host of ATA‘s Other Cinema has been premiering experimental, essay, and documentary works for over a quarter century. He’s talking about the legacy of  Wallace Berman and the art/poetry journal Semina (1955-1964). Keep your eye out fo... More

871 Underground

11.29.2009  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

I first paid a visit to 871 Fine Arts when it was housed at 49 Geary. This must have been about three years ago. The long and wide room had posters on its walls, as well as original works by George Herms, Jim Dine, Franz Kline, and many others. In the very back was a tight square room packed with art books organized into interesting sections: Prints, Drawings, California Artists. The poetry section had an emphasis on its inevitable intersection with visual art. I went back a few times, often during the first Thursdays, in which the building was... More