Author Archive | Beth Ann Gerstein

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The Artists of Mettlach

Exhibition Dates: Through July 2020 Image: Lucian Payen, Girl’s Portrait, Plaque, Etched, Gift of Colette & Robert Wilson Villeroy and Boch was founded in 1836 when a French ceramics company founded by Jean François Boch (1782-1858) merged with a German ceramics company started by Nicolas Villeroy (1759-1843). The merging of the two companies reduced competition […]

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Susan Kadish sculpture

Building a Collection: AMOCA’s 15th Anniversary

Exhibition Dates: October 6, 2018 – March 31, 2019 The process of selecting, accumulating, and organizing objects – in other words, collecting – is central to our identity as humans. Collections, both individual and institutional, influence our perception of the world around us, and, at the same time, they constitute cultural and historical narratives far […]

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John Toki: Fault Lines

October 6, 2018 – March 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday, October 7th • 2-5pm Artist Presentation @ 3pm Describing the multifaceted life of John Toki often feels like a geological expedition. Grounded in his cultivated Bay Area upbringing, Toki’s parents placed a great importance on art and education. From that foundation, Toki became an artist, […]

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