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111 Minna Gallery: Troy Paiva - Lost America; Fairy Tale Animals - Peter Samuels
Comment by AB: Troy Paiva explores the desolate Southwest deserts in search of abandoned artifacts. He photographs them at night, using a combination of time exposures and his own lighting to create arrestingly unreal effects. No Photoshop whatsoever for Paiva; he does it all the old fashioned way. In the side gallery, Peter Samuels photographs animals against completely blank backgrounds requiring viewers to focus their full attention on the subjects rather than their surroundings. Good show on both counts.
Abandoned objects photographed by Troy Paiva - at 111 Minna Gallery.
Nighttime photographs by Troy Paiva.
Troy Paiva and his photography at 111 Minna Gallery.
Photographs by Troy Paiva.
Abandoned architecture photographed at night by Troy Paiva.
Peter Samuels animal portrait photograph at 111 Minna Gallery.
Photographs of animals by Peter Samuels.
Portrait of a rabbit by Peter Samuels.
Peter Samuels photography.
Cult Aimee Friberg Exhibitions: Conversations with Fox, Feather and Ghost - Masako Miki
Comment by AB: The impressive range of work includes watercolors, delightful small wool sculptures, a scroll and white sand installation, low-hanging handmade lamps, and more. Good show worth seeing.
Installation with miniature sculptures by Masako Miki at Cult Exhibitions.
Sculptures in above image from the side.
Mini wool sculpture by Masako Miki up close (like it).
Masako Miki and her art at Cult Exhibitions.
Low-hanging handmade lamps by Masako Miki (like 'em).
Masako Miki watercolors.
Installation by Masako Miki.
More small wool sculptures by Masako Miki.
Head count - Masako Miki art show at Cult Exhibitions.
Fifty24SF Gallery: Alberto Vargas - The Creator of the Pin-Up Girl
Limited edition print by Alberto Vargas at Fifty24SF.
Alberto Vargas art - America's most famous pin-up artist.
Classic pin-up art by Alberto Vargas.
Ambiance - Alberto Vargas art show at Fifty24SF.
Center for Sex and Culture: Dirty Cricket
Dirty Cricket and his art at Center for Sex and Culture.
"Dick Box" art in above image closer.
Painted neckties by Dirty Cricket.
Dirty Cricket aka William Cricket Ulrich art at Center for Sex and Culture.
Sex worker portrait in above image closer.