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The background of this portrait of Grace Li is made with the use of a palette knife.

Studio art finds new reflections in abstract portraits

February 28, 2017

“Unique, difficult, and kind of soothing.” That is how Jillian Yong, a senior, described studio art’s latest project called abstract portraits. At first sight, the...

At the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, many feel the simplistic nature of some of the paintings damage the validity of the artwork.  Others feel the simplicity is what makes these paintings masterful.

Art is not just for your entertainment

January 18, 2017

If someone defecates on a Target bag and calls it art, is it truly art? Many would say no.  There is a common belief that the purpose of art is to entertain the viewer, and tha...

Firefighters at the scene of the Ghost Ship fire search for victims in the morning following the tragedy.

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

December 7, 2016

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during...

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

October 5, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the utility boxes throughout San Carlos that are being transformed into works of art by local artists.

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