This Is It Collective, Bad things that could happen.

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Performance art piece, Simply Amazing.

A film by This Is It, who are:

Andy Baker, Laura Bird, Rose Blake, Daniel Britt, Chan An Gee, Michael Knight, Nicos Livesey, Tom McCaughan, Azusa Nakagawa, Joseph Pelling and Becky Sloan

Cinematography – Hugo Donkin
Photography – Thomas Bolwell
Sound Design – Andrew Kinnear
Music – Andrew Kinnear & Joseph Pelling
Make Up – Elizabeth Barlow

Blek Le Rat 60/30: 941Geary

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Blek Le Rat 60/30: 941Geary, a set on Flickr.

My visit to Bleks opening reception.

60/30

November 19, 2011 – January 7, 2012

60/30 marks the 60th birthday of the prominent artist, Blek le Rat and the 30th anniversary of the birth of his art, which he has continuously created, never taking a period of leave from his life as an artist. Blek le Rat is a pioneer of street art, whose innovative spirit paved the way for all subsequent street artists who have, and continue to, follow in his path. Read more at NINE FOUR ONE gallery site.

It’s Alive! Scott Greenwalt, The Alchemist: Hijinks

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Scott Greenwalt: Hijinks, a set on Flickr.

While observing Bay Area artist Scott Greenwalt’s work, we can’t help but imagine a real-time transmutation taking place. Humanoid deconstructed body parts, follicles of hair and organs are displayed with high contrast and a rich colorful palette. Scott shows us a very labyrinthine technique of paint strokes, which depicts polygonal shapes (plane figure that is bounded by a closed path) and branches of veins. Read the rest at SFist

Matt Momchilov: They Really Want You.

We were first introduced to Unspeakable Projects, a live/work gallery located in SOMA, at Art Pad SF, which took over the rooms at the Phoenix Hotel in the Tenderloin district last spring. The first image we came upon at Unspeakable Projects’ booth at Art Pad was an intricate painting of an anonymous figure tea bagging a portrait of President Ronald Reagan. Although political in nature and sophisticated in technique, we knew that Matt Momchilov had the potential to make waves in the contemporary art scene. Read more at SFist

http://mattmomchilov.com/
http://unspeakableprojects.com/

Steven Klein

Steven Klein mixes art and fashion in his strange and dark video’s.  Think Matthew Barney meets Prada.

http://youtu.be/-8jXO0xahpc

http://youtu.be/S1yznDZs2I0