Tag: San Franscisco Chronicle


Rough around the edges

Kenneth Baker reviews two painting shows in the San Francisco Chronicle. “Jimi Gleason: Vapor and Edge: Paintings,” Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Through Sept. 29. “In this canvas, the stirrings around the edge have an almost narrative energy. In other pictures Gleason seems to conjure, only to mock, the […]


Daniel Mendel-Black’s thick gush of pigment

“Daniel Mendel-Black: Naked Paintings,” Modernism, 685 Market St., San Francisco. Through Sept. 1. Kenneth Baker in the San Franscisco Chronicle: “The juiciness of his paint and his supercharged color make Mendel-Black’s paintings appear almost naive in their exuberance. They look like what we imagine someone might produce if only descriptions […]