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5.1 / Half-Century

Edited by Renny Pritikin

This issue of Art Practical is intended to be a highly personal selection of eleven exhibitions that cumulatively form a history of contemporary art in the Bay Area over the past half-century.

Punk Thing

Punk Thing

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Jerome Reyes

Jerome Reyes

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Four times a year, Art Practical will focus its content around a particular theme, presenting eight to ten feature-length articles exploring topics related to visual culture from a wide range of angles. Our next issue will publish in November 2016.

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Ranging from profiles of visiting artists to book reviews to opinion pieces, Art Practical has produced dynamic columns organized around a central subject and offering fresh perspectives from Bay Area writers. Find current columns on Daily Serving.

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Renowned artists, performers, writers, educators, and curators working in the Bay Area have contributed enriching and critical analysis of hundred of exhibitions and events in our region. Find current reviews on Daily Serving.

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