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San Francisco Art Institute Cannot Sell Its Diego Rivera Mural: It’s Being Landmarked

“The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to initiate landmark designation for the 1931 Diego Rivera mural The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City located inside the San Francisco Art Institute’s Chestnut Street campus. … The SFAI board of trustees was considering removing and selling the mural, appraised at $50 million, to cover the institution’s looming $19.7 million debt.” – KQED (San Francisco)
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San Francisco Art Institute Can Eke Out At Least One More Year

The school said in March that it was likely to close, but after more than $4 million in donations, the 149-year-old institution says it can open in the fall for one more full year. But it will need to raise money, specifically from the sale of art by faculty and alumni, to keep afloat after years of declining enrollment. – Hyperallergic
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Striking photo essay about Oakland's Black Panther Party (1968)

Fifty years ago, San Francisco's DeYoung Museum exhibited Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones's striking photo essay depicting Oakland's Black Panther Party at the peak of their community activism and political activity. Starting this week, those powerful images will be displayed again as part of the Vanguard Revisited: Poetic Politics & Black Futures exhibition at the San Francisco Art Institute. The work is still pertinent today and will serve as a platform to discuss issues of documentar...
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An Impressive Audio Archive of John Cage Lectures & Interviews: Hear Recordings from 1963-1991

History has remembered John Cage as a composer, but to do justice to his legacy one has to allow that title the widest possible interpretation. He did, of course, compose music: music that strikes the ears of many listeners as quite unconventional even today, more than a quarter-century after his death, but recognizable as music nonetheless. He also composed with silence, an artistic choice that still intrigues people enough to get them taking the plunge into his wider body of work, ...
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See iconic photos of Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and Jeff Beck on exhibit

Robert M. Knight discovered rock and roll during the 1960s, and he wanted so badly to be a part of it. Photographed for Rock Prophecies But he couldn’t play guitar. And so, Knight – born in Los Angeles but raised by Southern Baptist missionaries in Oahu – picked up the camera and became a sought-after rock photographer whose deep body of work is now celebrated in a new coffee table book and gallery show. The exhibit “Rock Gods: Fifty Years of Rock Photography” surrounds the release of Knight...
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Bloomsbury in the Bronx: At Home with Livia Cetti and Family

Livia Cetti made her first wedding bouquet—for a family friend—when she was just seven. “I had hippie parents,” she says. “My father was an artist/contractor and my mother was the crazy mom who whipped up tofu from scratch and kept a full-size loom in her bedroom.” Livia grew up in the mountains of Santa Barbara with chickens and cows in the yard and acres of cactus gardens. She went on to study art at the San Francisco Art Institute, but worked for florists all along the way—which led to her be...
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Beautiful Russian Hill 1 Br (russian hill) $2795 1bd 750ft 2

Beautifully maintained top floor one bedroom and one bath apartment in a six-unit building across from San Francisco Art Institute on the border of Russian Hill and North Beach. Newly refinished hardwood floors. Updated eat-in kitchen and bath. Three [...]
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