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The book as a work of art

  In the era of e-readers, ink-on-paper books may not seem all that avant-garde. But to the 575 members of Designer Bookbinders—the world... More»

The artwork in the field

  Thousands of San Franciscans in the Mission and Pacific Heights stumbled across an odd hanger on their front doors recently. On the glossy,... More»


  In 1963, when Michael Cheney was in sixth grade, kids spent their weekends (and allowance) at the Strand Theater on Market Street. “... More»


  Jane Lynch, most famous for playing the sadistic gym coach on Glee, brings her cabaret show to the Palace of Fine Arts this... More»


  Abstract art is oftentimes hard to digest on its own. But what happens when works go side-by-side? Observe... More»


  When she was 17, Vida Ghahremani kissed a man and was expelled from her Iranian high school. That was 60 years ago, before the days of ultra-... More»

Trevor Noah

  Trevor Noah, the South African comedian... More»


  Mick Foley is many things: Family man.... More»


  In the slideshow above, enter the vault of trends past: a flapper frock glittering with beads; a modest ’50s swimsuit; a voluminous... More»