SOMArts will be closed November 24, 25, and 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
What: MYSTIC SUPERHERO by Jack Leamy Where: The Ramp Gallery When: November 17–28, 2011 In the words of the artist, Jack Leamy, “Painting is a vital spiritual experience, a living thing with the potential to be confrontational. I bring an ethical and moral inquiry to the viewer-‐participant. A painting is a window in the sense that it opens up to the ages inspiring a reckoning. To stop and enter a painting is a transcendent and transpersonal experience revitalizing the mind. It is the nearest thing to primordial religious vitality possible -‐without the religion.”
Celebrate the closing of Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze on November 30th with a screening of historic feminist film “fuses” and a panel discussion “Looking at Men Then & Now” with Carolee Schneemann, Annie Sprinkle, and Melissa P. Wolf.
In connection with the upcoming exhibition I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of the Law, SOMArts Cultural Center invites Bay Area artists participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement to submit visual and media art and/or documentation of their …