Found Photos (pt. 14): 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Edition

Unearthed and collected by Dave Schubert while digging through dead people’s stuff at garage sales, estate sales, and flea markets.

108 years ago today at 5:12 am, San Francisco got leveled and subsequently burned to the ground.

“The Modern-Day Equivalent of Tipping Over Cows”

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Someone has been getting all mentos on smart cars in San Francisco

Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Years

NEON presents a history lesson with great archival flicks.

via, Juxtapoz

Art Openings Across the Globe

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From Copenhagen to New York to San Francisco, there’s a whole bunch of good shows to see.

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“He could have been just a nut job who had delusions of being a serial killer.”

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And the search for the Zodiac Killer continues

Modern Hieroglyphics

Mike Giant’s sold out show at FFDG is killer. On view through March 8th

The Hippie Temptation

The Grateful Dead are a point of focus in this 1967 investigative report by Harry Reasoner.

Art Openings Across America

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We go east to west rounding up some notable shows opening this weekend.

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Sanjay and Craig Live

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Happy people in the Bay Area can leave their granola at home and go watch the best Saturday morning cartoon live this Saturday morning (2/8) as SF Sketchfest brings Jim Dirschberger, Andreas Trolf, and Jay Howell’s rad cartoon back to the city where it was created. More info and tickets here.

Artist Eats: Hilary Pecis

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Hilary Pecis to share her favorite place to eat. Hilary is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work is a depiction of landscapes influenced by Internet, television and other media sources. With an interest and focus on the interchangeability of images and the capability to perceive and ignore them, Pecis draws attention to how we are conditioned by the media’s overwhelming supply of information. Continue reading for her answer.

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Artist Eats: Ala Ebtekar

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Ala Ebtekar to share his favorite place to eat. Ala is a San Francisco-based artist known for his work in painting, drawing and installation, which explore the juncture between history and myth, forging a multi-faceted project that melds Persian mythology, science, philosophy and pop culture. Continue reading for his answer.

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Printables

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A Toast Story by John Gravois

How did toast become the latest artisanal food craze? Ask a trivial question, get a profound, heartbreaking answer.

photo via Food GPS

Picture of the Day

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Dave Schubert

Art Openings Across America

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Richard Colman opens “Gone Tomorrow” at New Image Art in Los Angeles, Tiffany Bozic is at FFDG in San Francisco with “Sense of Wonder,” and a trifecta of solo exhibitions by Adam Wallacavage, Masakatsu Sashie, and Tara McPherson debut at Jonathan Levine Gallery in NYC.

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Art Shows This Weekend

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A quick flyer party

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Artist Eats

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Ongoing global restaurant recommendations from some of our favorite artists.
 
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David Choe in Las Vegas

DABS MYLA in Melbourne

RISK in New Orleans

HUSKMITNAVN in Copenhagen

POSE in Chicago

Suzannah Sinclair in Maine

Mel Kadel in Tulum

Caleb Neelon in Massachusetts

KC Ortiz in Bangkok
 

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Kime Buzzelli

Natalia Fabia

Seonna Hong

Shane Jessup

Justin Krietmeyer

Bill McRight

Mark Mulroney

Saelee Oh

Estevan Oriol

Justin Van Hoy
 

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Nina Chanel Abney

Claw Money

Mr. Kiji

Curtis Kulig

Kimou Meyer (GROTESK)

Baron Von Fancy

WEST

Chris Yormick

 

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Richard Colman

Andrew Schoultz

 

Printables

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Bay Watch by Nathan Heller

How San Francisco’s new entrepreneurial culture is changing the country.

On Top Of The Luggage Store

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A new mural by Os Gemeos dedicated to JADE, NEKST, and TIE.  Look out for another mural by the twins in collaboration with Mark Bode that will go up this week and be ‘publicly’ unveiled during a reception at the Luggage Store on Saturday September 28th.

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Installation View: Ryan McGinley – Yearbook

On view at Ratio 3 in San Francisco through October 19th.

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