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By Ari Salomon | Published: January 5, 2012
Best of OPEN SHOW 2011 SHOW DATE January 19, 2012 (Thurs) 7-9pm VENUE Apple SF Store 1 Stockton St., San Francisco (map) WHAT I’M DOING I’ll be giving a 20min artists talk (slideshow) of my Interface series—this is an encore presentation of what I presented last year at Stanford. WHAT IS OPEN SHOW Rapidly growing [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: November 18, 2010
I’ll have a couple items in this big store-in-the-gallery at SFMOMA. On display till May 1, 2011. 1) I’ll have a small book: 2) …and a series of pens—an older “artist multiple” project. YOUR INHERITANCE WILL BE PLASTIC RECYCLE EVERYTHING BUT THE PAST FORGET TO REPRODUCE YOU ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPER POWERS WE THOUGHT [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: August 9, 2010
This is a art project – but very much a UI exercise that is a cousin of web design. A year of crime data for San Francisco from 2009 was used to create these 3D maps. Interesting to read the comments… via If San Francisco Crime were Elevation | Doug McCune.
By Ari Salomon | Published: April 27, 2010
I have a photo from one of my current exhibitions reviews over at ArtBusiness.com. Thanks Alan! Synthetic environments as depicted in this group show refer to manmade riffs on what once was Mother Nature. via Catharine Clark, Mina Dresden, Michael Rosenthal, Root Division, Eleanor Harwood, Guerrero, Parisoma, Warehouse Gallery (Oakland) – San Francisco California Art [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: April 26, 2010
Join me at this free art event… We’re heading out west for our annual Collectors Confab and you’re invited! Jen and a few members of the 20×200 team are excited to meet you—West Coast collectors—on Tuesday, May 4th from 6 – 9 p.m at Chronicle Books in San Francisco. We’ll be serving wine and beer [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: March 5, 2010
I agree/disagree with some of the things that have just been said, but the optical suggestions of the purity of line visually and conceptually activates the essentially transitional quality. …click “Create,” and enjoy your ready-made Critical Response to the Art Product (or CRAP). via PIXMAVEN – The Instant Art Critique Phrase Generator.
By Ari Salomon | Published: February 10, 2010
Ari Salomon and Andy Vogt SFMoMA Minna & Natoma Street Windows February 13 – June 26, 2010 (Maps: Minna, Natoma or Streetview: Minna, Natoma) I have transformed 2 giant windows on Minna St. into lightboxes for a couple photos that are 8 feet tall. And on Natoma St. I have 3 lightboxes in smaller sizes [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: February 3, 2010
San Francisco Art Show Fundraiser… This isn’t my image but I do have a panoramic image in this great fundraiser later this month. Here’s the details… Join us February 27th at Space Gallery for art, cocktails, and live music to help us raise money for the non-profit, Camfed. Art donations from talented, local San Francisco artists [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: January 23, 2010
creative conceptual art… (“the Artwork”) which consists of a black box that places itself for sale on the auction website “eBay” (the “Auction Venue”) every seven (7) days. The Artwork consists of the combination of the black box or cube, the electronics contained therein, and the concept that such a physical object “sells itself” every [...]
By Ari Salomon | Published: August 28, 2009
A great idea – done in a dazzling way right here in San Francisco. “The perfect canvas to create a beautiful work of art showcasing the talents of reverse graffiti artist “Moose”, and the power of Green Worksplant based cleaner.” via Reverse Graffiti Project.