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In the past several years a number of exhibitions of Palestinian art have had to seek new venues after similar pressure was applied by the self-appointed leaders of the Bay Area Jewish community but, long overdue, it seems the times are changing. Not only was MECA able to find a better place in which the public can view this moving exhibition of Palestinian children's art, but MOCHA's cancelling of the show at the behest of the JCRC and the Anti-Defamation League became not only a local story but one that quickly traveled world-wide thanks to the internet. I suspect Rabbi Kahn and those supporters of Israel in the Jewish community who think like him will have second thoughts before trying to flex their muscles so publicly again.
The notion that the subject of this art is too "heavy" for our children to see is a flimsy excuse, not only because, as the article points out, children are exposed to images of violence on their computers and cell phones, but that previous exhibitions of children's art from war zones have never been blocked for that reason. This is an exhibition that needs to be seen. The weapons that appear in the children's drawings were paid for by US taxpayers.
These drawings are quite similar to the drawings of the children of El Salvador who were traumatized by the US backed military and death squads of the dictatorship. I remember seeing the drawings showing Salvadoran soldiers shooting, planes bombing etc. Unfortunately there was no internet back in the 1970s and 1980s so many of these drawings only remain in the memory of those of us who were active working against US policies in Central America.
I really enjoyed David's show at ZUGHAUS, especially the giant canvases!
interesting spelling: Museium
and in the headline, no less!
HOHOHO! pero wate! you got whowho in tu oreja! you know it! chicano! but still you got to get on it! what is your favorite enemy and dont act like you dont have one on your nightmesita! gosh you batos like to drink but still why always with the proud and gladiators! go raider nacion! but where will you get if you have a two keg feast and no hyperpopular names to go with it! just laughing because you guys dont make us laugh or maybe you dont like to pick fun at your batos because they use the aftershave you like! is it true you guys are homosexuals and dont like marrying the rainbow! so what if you bata complanes about your beer! eso aint funny! what is funny is that you make reido but it stinks like pharts! and you make chista of maria but still maria is the only one to the get the late nite sack of hommie tortillas and we just laugh because your loud and have big mike on stage with you! food can only make it funny not even half of the time but remark on why the mexican is into courtooning and not really into why he uses them still! calvin has been in for twenty more years and he still hasnt married his daughter! spying on mujeres en macys in the clearnace piso! que pharty! you batos are lazy sangronitos and still you make love to the alter! lets get limpio and reclame what it is to be horny porny and corny! its the united states!
lets make peace but not admit we love the gringo! you batos do! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=103…
and we drink to but we blame the man serving the drinks at the bar! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Todays-Mexic…
gabriel iglesias he is a football rooter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-ruZ7zad8g
and carlos knows the castro but does he! lesbians please its the boys that make summer fun but for who! http://comedians.jokes.com/carlos-mencia/v…
This is an amazing exhibit. Some of the pieces were loaned by private collectors, but the majority of the works had been languishing in storage at the SFMOMA, DeYoung, and Legion of Honor--unseen by the public for decades.
This collection is testimony to what's possible when government invests not only in shovel ready projects, but in jobs dedicated to art, music, crafts, and culture.
Vessel Gallery is the most appealing space to view art. If you don't know Vessel, you don't know Oakland.
PATRIOTS CRY OVER THEIR VATO! REMOVED FROM CRAIGS!LIST
WHY NOT HABLA 'GENERATION LABODORES' they are sweet dogs and they walk nicely and they bark when necessary but this generation of tEEns didnt do either good or all the BAD YOU CAN ADD YOURSELF TO THIS PROFILE IS YOU BORN AFTER 1988 THEY ARE GOOD TO THEM AND ALTERIOR SELFS!
MUSIC HEY JUST LIKE THE SKIN TITE JEANS AND TEENAGE DREAM tonight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhswUblv-iI
COUPLES AND love Did this generation love or just hook up to save the donut and french fries and didnt forget the ketchup! but they did EaT and made RaP the one to BeAt! Conclusion http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1002
Alcohol use and low self-esteem can contribute to young adults' hook-up behaviors. Such behaviors have been found to have lasting repercussions on a young person's physical and psychological well-being. Education and community and family support can help protect young people who are at risk of getting involved in early sexual behavior
COMARADERY speaking for california i didnt grow up with gavacho but the lowriders have always placed with the shows and embossing they love each other ENDLESSLY
http://www.elpachuco.com/ AND THE social scene at the roll and shop as they back them up! http://blondemomblog.com/2010/07/19/tempor…
THE BABYS LOVED THE TOYS and gi joe and bratz loving the coretour http://bratz-com.bratzgames.ws/gi-joe-gal-…
FRAPPACCINO get your extra kick but on starbucks http://www.frappuccino.com/ I DIDNT THINK THAT WAS A NECESSARY TREAT but again its their generation!
ANDY CAP UNIDOS I didnt see not one latinomexicanogringo without UNA! how many heads are safe and not squeesed for the juice! they must of had napolean dynamites cologne for decades now! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3_EKHMgNh0
ART DECCO not to mention people but the new ways of making people geometric http://www.internationalposter.com/poster-…
HEY LEON.sr your on facebook! http://www.facebook.com/people/Antonio-Leo… HEVER REYES! BOW BOW WOW! didnt jesse jr visit Emma Ivet Mastrapa but now she is with antonio! i saw you jesse! 2008 on main st!~not delmonte!salinas!
DID YOU HAVE TO BE A FACEBOOK to have sex the last veinte anos! CUANTOS de LATINAS DID AEROBICS!
One correction to the details that follow the review - Vessel Gallery is in OAKLAND, not Berkeley. Thanks for the review!
"The Sickness"Alison of Offill-Klein's was an art that deeply stabilizes a descriptive analysis of the concept that lies on the art. I love the transformation of details and how it clearly defines the basic idea.
It is obvious Mr. Cheng only visits the Compound Gallery, because he seems to write about almost every single one of their shows - all the while neglecting the larger contemporary art scene in Oakland as a whole. Granted, I love what the Compound is doing and how they have carved a niche in the Oakland Art scene, but there are plenty of other galleries doing very provocative and innovative shows worthy of the Eastbay Express' attention.
Thanks for your thoughtfully detailed review of the show here and on Art Business, Witt.
The artist's have websites. You can check out their works at www.alissagoss.com & www.tallulahterryll.com
that review could have been edited to just say "this show is a gateway drug. if, like the mystics inhabiting california at the turn of the century, you decide to fulfill the hunger brought on by the sensory appetizer it presents, your life will be enriched. if, like the celebutards currently inhabiting the region, you need everything handed to you in 20 words or less, your life will more or less meander on as usual, tied to this mortal coil by a diamond leash held by the hand of an absentee father who's name is ignorance."
"this show is a gateway drug. if, like the mystics inhabiting california at the turn of the century, you decide to fulfill the hunger brought on by the sensory appetizer it presents, your life will be enriched. if, like the celebutards currently inhabiting the region, you need everything handed to you in 20 words or less, your life will more or less meander on as usual, tied to this mortal coil by a diamond leash held by the hand of an absentee father who's name is ignorance."
this is one of the best shows in Oakland.
All great religions have their liturgical artists.
Thanks for the helpful coverage of an important exhibition!
don't miss this exhibition, it's wonderful!
DeWitt-great letter in the Chron this morning. Made me want to contact you. See mca-studios.com for some of my latest work.
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