Sleepwalkers at Urban Putt

Urban Putt, the new-ish mini-golf place with awesomely built SF-based holes and highly-priced fancy cocktails and food, has a rad looking new art installation called Sleepwalkers, by Dan Rosenfeld.

Pretty cool! You can check it out at Urban Putt at 1096 South Van Ness at 22nd.

What will the Great Internet Shortage of 2016 teach us?

Sounds good to me.

But seriously, what will it teach us?

[via The Great Porous Walker of 2015]

My Mission Playground at Adobe this Friday

With all the tech gentrification shaping the city lately, the Mission has become something of a playground for folks with lots of money, an artist Gordon Winiemko seeks to thoughtfully explore that with a new installation at Adobe Books:

For his first solo exhibition in San Francisco, Winiemko is channeling the indignation felt by many long-time residents regarding the new wave of gentrification into a playful, confrontational, and above all thoughtful meditation on not only what’s going on in San Francisco and the Mission in particular, but also the societal values that are fueling gentrification and income inequality across the country.

And, for the centerpiece of the exhibition, Winiemko turns the Mission into his own personal basketball court, drawing on sports as a metaphor for the “beat the other guy/winner take all” mentality that is imbricated in the American mindset

Check out all the details here.

I never promised you a rose garden

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But since no one in SF has a front yard anyway, here are some delightful tulips irises painted on the front of your house, courtesy of the Precita Mural Project!

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Gardening, San Francisco-style!

A very 24th-and-Mission Christmas

[via Shannon]

Two more Sutro Tower tattoos

[via the discussion on our Facebook page about another Sutro Tower tattoo]

Check out this Sutro Tower tattoo

[via Mid West Coast]

Map of shuttered SF art spaces

Cara Rose DeFabio put together a map of art spaces, focusing on performance, that are no longer with us. She is inviting people to add others that might be missing.


Check it out on Google Maps here.

The map was created as part of a dramaturgy for The Dance that Documents Itself, opening tonight at CounterPulse and running through the 14th.

That time Grandma visited San Francisco

[via Porous Walker]

Translating appropriated imagery (into art)

An opening tonight in the Mission:

The exhibition Children explores the unique behaviors within two separate art practices.  Much like behavioral studies developed through observations of a child’s growth, the exhibition exposes the unique approaches within Ito and Lux’s practices which have been sculpted through their individual development as artists.  Both artists translate appropriated imagery, materials and ideas in their independent ways, which constitute the autonomous vernaculars seen in their work.  Ito uses readymade objects and images as preexisting structures in his practice for starting points of new work, while Lux uses his own stylized images and objects as preexisting structures for the formation of new work.

Sounds excellent to me.

[via Shimshang]