work by Alex MacLean (Windmills at Tehachapi Pass, Tehachapi, California, 1991)
Event: 18th Annual Artists Warehouse Sale When: Preview Sale is Wednesday, May 4, 6–9 pm; Additional sale hours: Thursday, May 5, noon–8 pm, Friday, May 6, noon–8 pm, Saturday, May 7, noon–5:30 pm. Sunday, May 8, noon–4 pm. Where: SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Building . . . → Read More: San Francisco Area Event Picks for May 3 – May 9, 2011 (Part 1 of 2)
Check out this large clothespin which functions as a lamp designed by industrial design student Steffi Min. A senior at the Pratt Institute in New York City, Min used the simple clamp mechanism found in a clothespin rather than the traditional twist socket utilized in most household lights.
Naming her design Peg, Min . . . → Read More: A clothes pin lamp by Steffi Min
Al Farrow, Bombed Mosque, 2010, guns, bullets, steel, 40 x 56 x 34 inches
The exhibit New Reliquaries at the Catherine Clark Gallery in San Francisco seems especially relevant in light of the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden yesterday, May 2, 2011. In New Reliquaries, San Francisco based artist Al Farrow . . . → Read More: Al Farrow uses ammunition and firearms to build replicas of churches, synagogues, and mosques