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    09.16.16

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    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Tom Sachs - Space Program, Europa

    Comment by AB: If you've ever wondered what space travel might have been like in the golden age of the space race, Tom Sachs does a mind-blowing job of putting viewers right in the heart of the action. Or if you're only here for the art, he goes intergalactic with assemblage like perhaps no artist ever has before. So much detail, so well thought out, such tantalizing story lines, so completely convincing. This show is the best I've seen at YBCA, and the best I've seen anywhere around town in a while. It's so good I'm slappin' a Pick of the Season on it. Don't believe me? Go see for yourself. The best.

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    Space travel assemblage art by Tom Sachs at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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    Habitable space capsule construction by Tom Sachs.

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    Entrance to capsule in above image.

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    View of space capsule interior by Tom Sachs.

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    Astronaut training regimen by Tom Sachs.

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    Moon rock display - assemblage art by Tom Sachs.

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    Mission Control - installation by Tom Sachs.

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    Back of installation in above image.

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    Intergalactic beer cooler & janitorial supplies by Tom Sachs.

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    Maybe stuff the astronauts will have to leave behind - Tom Sachs art.

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    Main exhibition space from above - Tom Sachs art show at YBCA.

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    Romer Young Gallery: Silent Servant - Christoph Ro▀ner.

    Comment by AB: Uncommon takes on the prosaic moments is the agenda for German artist Christoph Ro▀ner's third solo show at the gallery.

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    Cool blue interior art by Christoph Ro▀ner at Romer Young Gallery.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner closer.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner.

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    Christoph Ro▀ner and his art at Romer Young Gallery.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner.

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    Art in above image closer.

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    The basic idea - Christoph Ro▀ner art show at Romer Young Gallery.

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    Mirus Gallery: VESOD - E-horizon

    Comment by AB: Hallucinogenic geometries by Italian-born artist VESOD. Come take a little trip with me.

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    Art by VESOD at Mirus Gallery.

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    Psychedelic impressions - VESOD art.

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    Art by VESOD.

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    Detail of art in above image. Nicely done.

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    Hallucinogenic art by VESOD at Mirus Gallery.

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    Art for AIDS at City View at The Metreon: 2016 Art for AIDS Auction

    Artists: Carmine Acconcia, Amy Ahlstrom, Lennell Allen, Jayd Almquist, Jose Maro Alvarado, Jhina Alvarado, Don Anderson, Charles Anselmo, Andrea Arroyo, Jason Astorquia, Astrid, David Avery, Suzy Barnard, Michael Beckler, Jennifer Berkowitz, Marianne Bland, Jan Blythe, Serena Bocchino, Richard Bolingbroke, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Johnny Botts, Marie Bourget, Patrick Brandt, Beka Brayer, Rob Brinson, Ronald Chase, Fernando Cisneros, Nicholas Coley, Emily Conley, Gordon Cook, Elaine Coombs, Sidnea, D'Amico, Daniel Danger, Eileen David, Flora Davis, Rob Delamater, Monica Denevan, Robin Denevan, Jim Dennis, Joey Deruy, Daniel Diaz-Tai, Natasha Dikareva, Frank D÷ring, Paule Dubois Dupuis, Barry Ebner, Diana Elrod, Su Evers, Jennifer Ewing, Fong Fai, FAKE, Leo Cameron Felix, Matthew Frederick, Susan Friedman, Jerry Frost, Rene Gagnon, Annie Galvin, Thomas Gardner, GATS (Graffiti Against the System), Leo Germano, Aynur Girgin Westen, Stuart Goldstein, Greg Gossel, Sophia Green, Jylian Gustlin, John Fox Haag, dk haas, Colette Hannahan, Laura Hapka, Jeanne Hauser, Barbara Heinrich, Audrey Heller, Patter Hellstrom, Dianne Hoffman, Joel Hoyer, Phillip Hua, Uma Rani Iyli, Philippe Jestin, Eric Joyner, Ira Kahn, Suzy Kellems Dominik, Michael Kerbow, Jeffery Ketcham, Russel Kiehn, judith klain, John Kraft, Robyn Kruse, Katy Kuhn, Carol Kummer, Robert Larson, Katja Leibenath, Rachel Leibman, Bianca Levan, Hung LiuJeffrey Long, Leslie Lowinger, Catherine Mackey, Barbara Maricle, Ellen Markoff, Michael Markowitz, Dominic Martello, Gloria Matuszewski, Aondrea Maynard, Kristine Mays, Alan Mazzetti, Heidi McDowell, Catherine McMillan, Jon McNeal, John Melvin, Erika Meriaux, Susan Merrell, Carolyn Meyer, Beverly Mills, Leslie Morgan, Paul Morin, Kevin P. Mosley, Susan Nalaboff Brilliant, Lian Ng, Thu Nguyen, Kelly Nicolaisen, John Nieto, David Ohlerking, Diane Olivier, Mustafa Índer, Catherine Palmer, Monique Passicot, Sharon Paster, Daniel Phill, Matt Pipes, Carrie Ann Plank, Silvia Poloto, Mark D. Powers, Gustavo Ramos Rivera, Lucky Rapp, Jon Rendell, Eric Rewitzer, Fernando Reyes, Ryan Reynolds, Steve Rodgers, David Silva Rose, Saul Rosenfield, Rachel Sager, Sirima Sataman, Ginni Savalli, Greta & Manu Schnetzler, Valerie Scott, Janet Seifert, Dan Shehan, Wendell Shinn, Doug Shoemaker, Ken Sloan, Maxine Solomon, Patricia Sonnino, Monika Steiner, Steven Stodor, Marcia Stuermer, Jock Sturges, Anne Subercaseaux, Anthony Tablizo, Denise Tarantino, Aaron Terry, Rab Terry, Randy Titchenal, Kirsten Tradowsky, Julie Trestman, Garry Trudeau, Christopher Turner, Greg Turner, Nico van Dongen, Frank Van Duerm, Michal Venera, Pep Ventosa, Sharon Virtue, Stan Washburn, Sandra Chen Weinstein, Rodney Weiss, Bernard Weston, Carol Whitacre, Sharon Wickham, Heather Wilcoxon, Michael Wilson, John W. Wood, Tim Yankosky, Ellen Yetvin-Haven, Katherine B. Young, Elena Zolotnitsky.

    Comment by AB: Art for AIDS is a juried live and silent auction with proceeds going to benefit the UCSF Alliance Health Project. Definitely one of the best and most worthy fundraisers of the year, this year featuring over 180 works of art by emerging to established artists. Always worth attending and supporting. Here's a small sampling of this year's offerings...

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    Art by Aynur Girgin Westen and Rex Ray at Art for AIDS annual auction.

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    L-R, photos by Greta & Many Schnetzler and Frank Van Duerm.

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    Erika Meriaux art.

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    Art by Fernando Cisneros.

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    Seashore art by Katherine B. Young.

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    Loads of quality art up for sale at the silent auction - Art for AIDS.

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    Photograph by Rob Brinson up for bids at the live auction.

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    Photograph on aluminum by Lennell Allen.

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    Live auction in progress - art by Greg Gossel.

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    Auction action at Art for AIDS 2016 - can you see the bidder bidding?

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