John Berggruen Gallery
10 Hawthorne St, San Francisco
Jul 13-Aug 29
Named after the botanica shops of the San Francisco Mission district--purveyors of a wide variety of medicinal herbs and folk medicines--this exhibition examines the many transformations of botany in contemporary art. Artists: Yuji Agematsu, Evan Holloway, Dominic Nurre, John Alexander, Max Hooper Schneider, Irving Penn, Theodora Allen, Parker Ito, Jason Rhoades, Darren Almond, Rashid Johnson, Gerhard Richter, Facundo Arganaraz, Ellsworth Kelly, Linda Ridgway, Ernesto Caivano, Kapwani Kiwanga, Tabor Robak, James Crosby, Henri Matisse, Philip Taaffe, Imogen Cunningham, Sam McKinniss, Fred Tomaselli, Jim Dine, Beatriz Milhazes, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, Ryan Foerster, Donald Moffett, Kehinde Wiley, Tom Fruin, David Seth Moltz, Donald Roller Wilson, Nick Goss, Daido Moriyama, Luiz Zerbini. Curator: Todd von Ammon.
David Bates: Southern Coast
Sep 07-Oct 28
Steeped in experience and tempered by personal memory, the twenty paintings included in this exhibition celebrate David Bates' penchant for capturing the raw emotional immediacy of his subject, be it a place, a person, or an object.
Sep 07-Oct 28
Mark Fox is best known for his use of the paper medium, both as a two-dimensional surface on which to draw and paint and as an object that can be formed and manipulated to create three-dimensional sculptures.