suzanne lacy on making feminist art and why everyone should be an activist
"I tend to see activism as a human endeavor that goes along with citizenship. You can be an activist as a doctor, you can be activist as a psychotherapist, and you can be activist as an artist."
'kalifornia kool' documents san fran's unruly punk scene in the 70s
Legendary photographer Ruby Ray shares the crazy stories behind the photos in her new book.
7 super-rare album covers designed by basquiat, warhol, nan goldin, and more
Tracing the history of modern art through iconic vinyl artwork.
electrifying portraits from san francisco's forgotten punk scene
Jim Jocoy revisits his electrifying dispatches from the Bay Area’s political punk scene 40 years after documenting it.
striking portraits of counterculture teens in 60s san francisco
In the late 1960s, Elaine Mayes photographed the rock gods and teen runaways who flooded Haight-Ashbury, California’s countercultural epicenter. A new exhibition revisits her portraits, 50 years later.
this feminist curator is re-contextualizing sexts from men as art
Whitney Bell discusses her traveling show 'I Didn't Ask for This,' and why it's kickstarting a long-overdue conversation about digital harassment.
meet bay area party king (and apple designer) eugene whang
His FACE parties and Public Release record imprint are defining a new era for S.F. genre-less music.
san francisco's sex workers fight for justice with art
How will Trump's immigration policies affect sex workers in the sanctuary city?
anthony hernandez's poignant portraits of los angeles
Before the photographer’s career retrospective opens to the public, we catch up about why his home city will always feel fresh.
7 young creatives on the bay area's exciting art scene
As Bay Area natives like Daveed Diggs and Miranda July become part of the artistic establishment, Azha Ayanna of Shade Zine presents the new wave of creative talent from Northern Cali’s intriguing scene.
a portrait show capturing the many faces of queer beauty
‘Queer Babes,’ a new portrait show on view in San Francisco, is a love letter to individuals who ‘beautifully reimagine the limits of what’s possible.’
the she's have rocked san francisco since they were in middle school
When they started making dreamy pop-rock together, they were eleven. A decade later, The She's are still bringing an ever maturing sound to the San Francisco indie music scene.