I have observed the art scene over the many years I have lived in the Bay Area, most of the time as curator at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Following is a very brief overview of its modern history.
In late June this summer, Rail consulting Editor Constance Lewallen visited Kota Ezawas 22nd Street studio in San Francisco to talk about his life and work.
On the occasion of his new exhibit, which will be on view at Matthew Marks Gallerys 24th Street location from September 10 to October 24, 2009, Contributing Editor Constance Lewallen paid a visit to Vincent Fecteaus Inner Richmond studio to talk about his recent body of work and more.
Constance Lewallen interviews installation artist Jim Campbell on June 16, 2010 at Todd Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco.
On the occasion of Allen Ruppersberg’s retrospective exhibition, Intellectual Property: 1968 – 2018, Connstance Lewallen and Allen Ruppersberg stopped into the Rail HQ to talk about the evolution of Ruppersberg’s decades-long career, the conceptual through lines that can connect artworks, and how one defines “the periphery.