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San Francisco Dispatch - Minnesota Street Projects First Saturdays (November 4, 2017) - Photo Essay

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On November 4, 2017, Minnesota Street Projects opened their galleries for their monthly First Saturdays. 10 galleries opened their doors for an evening of wonderful art. Minnesota Street Projects is a terrific addition to the San Francisco art scene.

hoodwink by didactix: Juan Carlos Quintana
NOV 4–DEC 30, 2017
1275 MINNESOTA ST / JACK FISCHER GALLERY



Candida Höfer: Spaces and Places
NOV 4–DEC 22, 2017
1275 MINNESOTA ST / RENA BRANSTEN GALLERY




Option to the Death of Freedom
NOV 4TH, 2017–JAN 13, 2018
1275 MINNESOTA ST / CASEMORE KIRKEBY






Marc Horowitz: ‘You can’t do that to them,’ the wiser, older Architect said.
NOV 4–DEC 16, 2017
1275 MINNESOTA ST / EVER GOLD [PROJECTS]

Halloween Art: Medieval Death Edition

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This year's Halloween art post is about the Black Death and depictions of Death during the Middle Ages.

Happy Halloween!

#halloweenart #medievaldeathart #walkingdeadmiddleages #apocalypse











(Film Review) Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (Egon Schiele: Tod und Machen)

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One of the most tragic figures in modern art was Egon Schiele, who died at the young age of 28 in 1918. His legacy and work is now celebrated all over the world. Schiele's work is known for highly erotic and provocative depictions of young women in various poses and positions. Schiele's work still has an edge that is admired to this very day. In the film "Egon Schiele: Tod und Machen" (Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden) director and screenwriter Dieter Berner, along with screenwriter Hilde Berger, tells the story of Schiele (played by Noah Saavedra) during the last 10 years of his brief life. 
The film begins with a flashback of a childhood memory of Schiele's father burning the family bonds, stocks and other valuables during a fit madness caused by syphilis. The next scene has Schiele's sister Gerti Schiele (played by Maresi Riegner) waking Egon from beside the bed of his now dead wife Edith. Gerti brings him into the salon while Edith's sister retrieves…