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Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

September 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

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Carpenter turned sculptor creates a whimsical world with baseball caps, rope and other washed-up junk.

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Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

July 2, 2014 | 11:01 am

Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

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Artist Scott Hove, known for his striking, cake-themed sculptures, tells KQED why he’s moving south. Read more …

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Latest to Be Displaced in San Francisco’s Tech Boom: Art Galleries

February 24, 2014 | 5:26 pm

Latest to Be Displaced in San Francisco’s Tech Boom: Art Galleries

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Galleries in one Geary Street building forced out in favor of an expanding enterprise computing firm.

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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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Chor Boogie: ‘Don’t Call It Graffiti’

November 1, 2013 | 5:48 pm

Chor Boogie: ‘Don’t Call It Graffiti’

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In massive murals around the Bay Area Chor Boogie combines the look and feel of street art with the imagery and precision of realism.

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Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

April 22, 2013 | 6:00 am

Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

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By Kyung Jin Lee, Deborah Svoboda and Dan Brekke When he was in China earlier this month, Gov. Jerry Brown announced something that was very important to a handful of residents on a fairly obscure stretch of Oakland’s waterfront. The governor said that a Chinese real estate firm would bankroll a $1.5 billion development on […]

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November 5, 2012 | 3:14 pm

Photographers Discover Beauty in BART

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You may think of it as that thing that gets you to and from work every day, but others with cameras have seen something else in BART: magic in the way raindrops gather on a handrail, or a story in the way a man wears a hat. BART staff gathered this collection together in a […]

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Forum Follow-Up: John King Answers More Bay Area Design Questions

May 10, 2011 | 5:34 pm

Forum Follow-Up: John King Answers More Bay Area Design Questions

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Last Friday, San Francisco Chronicle urban design writer John King visited Forum to discuss all things Bay Area design and architecture, as well as his new book, Cityscapes: San Francisco and Its Buildings. Anyone who heard the show (and if you didn’t you can listen to an archive of it here) can tell you it […]

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