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John Millei "From the Same Hill" at TI-155 Gallery

John Millei "From the Same Hill" at TI-155 Gallery

One hundred 10 x 8 Inch paintings by the highly accomplished American painter John Millei have for the past month been on display at the recently opened TI-155 Gallery, San Francisco’s new and exciting contemporary art gallery, exhibitions and public programs space on Treasure Island. The exhibition was curated by George Lawson and the exhibition catalog was created in collaboration with George Lawson Gallery and TI-155.

The transformative energy that can be felt at the heart of TI-155 suits perfectly the one hundred 10 x 8 inch paintings that wind their way through the gallery space; each painting containing a world encountering it’s own unique state of flux, each harboring it’s own energy for the viewer to be drawn into and decode yet together make up a network of information like a string of DNA.

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Dispatches Against Displacement by James Tracy

Dispatches Against Displacement by James Tracy

Dispatches Against Displacement contextualizes San Francisco’s most recent housing crisis within a semi-personal history of local housing activism. With a large grain of salt, I’d recommend it to all of my fellow San Francisco Bay Area residents for at least a skim. This book is not perfect, comprehensive, or unbiased—but luckily, it usually does not pretend to be. It does, however, give voice to a side of Bay Area housing history that badly needs to be discussed from as many angles as possible.

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