PIXILATED DRIFT| Jan. 24–Mar. 26, 2013
JOHANSSON PROJECTS

Johansson Projects presents Pixilated Drift, in which computer glitches and obsolete technologies float, bump, and bleed into one another like continents in motion. Works by David O’Brien, Tamara Albaitis, and Andrew Benson.

TRANSIENCE: THE WORK OF DAVID MOLINA
Jan. 17,–Feb. 18, 2013
ASTERISK SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE + GALLERY

Transience provides a retrospective look at David Molina’s theatrical scores and music compositions as well as his collaborative works with Bay Area artists including Garrett La Fever, Mickey Tachibana, Victor Cartagena, Violeta Luna, Roberto Varea, and Anna Geyer. The exhibition presents existing and new interactive works such as Memory Web, which showcased at the 2012 San Francisco Fine Art Fair. For this particular exhibition, Molina will be presenting his latest interactive work, Rusting Souls, which entailed a deconstructing and reconstructing of the Cimbalom, an instrument originally from eastern Europe.

NAVIGATING QUEER PACIFIC WAVES
Jan. 12–Mar. 2, 2013 GALERIA DE LA RAZA

Galería de la Raza is pleased to present Navigating Queer Pacific Waves, a group exhibition opening on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, featuring new works by lead artist Jean Melesaine, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, Jorge Manuel Gonzales, Joy Enomoto, and additional collaborating artists.

ROYAL TREASURES FROM THE LOUVRE: LOUIS XIV TO MARIE-ANTOINETTE Nov. 17, 2012–Mar. 17, 2013 LEGION OF HONOR

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s Legion of Honor presents Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette, an unparalleled collection of decorative arts from the Musée du Louvre, Paris. Many of the objects in the exhibition have never been shown in the United States and indeed, several have never left France.

SFMOMA PRESENTS WORK OF INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN ARCHITECT LEBBEUS WOODS
Feb. 16–June 2, 2013 SF MOMA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Lebbeus Woods, Architect, bringing together 75 works from the past 35 years by one of the most influential architects working in the field. Recognized beyond architecture, Lebbeus Woods (1940–2012) has been hailed by leading designers, filmmakers, writers, and artists alike as a significant voice in recent decades. His works resonate across many disciplines for their conceptual potency, imaginative breadth, jarring poetry, and ethical depth. The exhibition features drawings and models from SFMOMA’s collection, along with key loans from other major design collections.

KEHINDE WILEY THE WORLD STAGE: ISRAEL Feb. 14–May 27, 2013 CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM

The World Stage: Israel features men the artist met in 2010. Wiley scouted his models in malls, bars, and sporting venues in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Lod, through what he calls “street casting.” The men he depicts are from diverse religions and ethnicities—Israeli Jews, Ethiopian Jews, and Israeli Arabs—but all share the same alpha-male presence essential to the artist’s vision.

CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONISTS Jan. 17–Mar. 30, 2013 ART HAUS

Art Haus presents a collection of California Impressionists works inspired by California. Opening Reception for this Group Exhibition features works in various media by: Carolyn Meyer, Matthew Frederick, Brian Blood, Gioi Tran, Daniel Berman, Deborah Brown, Michal Venera, Eric Engstrom and Franc D’Ambrosio.

DAVID CHOONG LEE SOLO EXHIBITION Feb. 1–Feb. 23, 2013 111 MINNA

Artist David Choong Lee was born in 1966 in Seoul, Korea. He moved to the USA in 1993 in pursuit of gaining the skills to be a traditional fine artist. He’s been teaching figurative art at the Academy of Art University SF since 1998, and he lives in downtown San Francisco with his wife.

SUBMIT UPCOMING GALLERY EXHIBITS TO BE FEATURED IN THIS CALENDAR. gallery@asterisksf.com

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