"ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: The Mission School" @ Grey Art Gallery, NYU

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Presenting more than 125 works by five artists who launched their careers in a gritty San Francisco neighborhood in the early 1990s, ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND/Mission School is the first East Coast museum exhibition to highlight these artworks that have achieved cult-like status in the Bay Area and beyond. Artists in the show include Barry McGee, Margaret Kilgallen, Ruby Neri, Alicia McCarthy, and Chris Johanson. 

Sneak Peek: "Energy That Is All Around: Mission School" @ SFAI

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 10, 2013
We have an "unknown sources" on the ground and in the Walter and McBean Galleries at the San Francisco Art Institute, taking some set-up and sneak peek photos from Energy That is All Around, a group show under the guise of Mission School featuring the works of Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, and Ruby Neri. The show opens this Thursday, September 12 at SFAI. 

Barry McGee and others @ 1717 17th Street, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 26, 2012
Barry McGee has become a name that any art novice or expert has come to know and respect. Any event or art exhibition tied to McGee's name is guaranteed to have art world's ears will perk up. This was absolutely the case for the show that was recently organized right here in San Francisco, titled Contemporary Arts Centre. McGee uses a very specific word to describe the exhibition and opening reception, simply a "happening."

Matokie Slaughter

Graffiti // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
You have likely seen this before, however it’s always a gem to resurrect from the archives.  Painted by Margaret Kilgallen, who occasionally went by the name “Matokie Slaughter” among others.  This same wall still gets painted regularly to this day and has a fair amount of stories beneath the layers.  

M. Slaughter

Street Art // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
A wonderful and simple streak still surviving the rails.  Drawn by Margaret Kilgallen 14 years ago on July 4th.

Margaret Kilgallen Short Documentary by KQED

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 28, 2011
Margaret Kilgallen is currently the subject of a retrospective, Summer/Selections, at Ratio 3 in San Francisco, and KQED, the San Francisco Bay Area's public television station, created this nice short documentary about Kilgallen, with an interview with book conservator and Kilgallen friend, Daniel Flanagan.

Opening Photos: Margaret Kilgallen @ Ratio 3 San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 24, 2011
While most of the Juxtapoz staff was back in NYC last night, a few of the team stayed back and headed to the very special Margaret Kilgallen retrospective, Summer/Selections, at Ratio 3 in San Francisco. It was a packed house, everyone honored to see the late artists breathtaking work.

Margaret Kilgallen: "Summer / Selections" at Ratio 3

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 15, 2011
As you may remember, we went back to archives to have Margaret Kilgallen's work on the cover of our April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue. We have also noted that Kilgallen (1967–2001) will have a retrospecitve, Summer / Selections, at San Francisco's Ratio 3 Gallery opening on June 23, 2011.

Photos from ArtPadSF

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 22, 2011
We made it out to ArtPadSF this weekend, where we saw works from presenting galleries such as White Walls, Ever Gold, Gregory Lind, Guerrero Gallery, Park Life, and Anno Domini, amongst others. And we got to sit poolside for a quick second as well.

Margaret Kilgallen and Bill Daniel at MOCA's "Art In the Streets"

Street Art // Monday, April 18, 2011
One of our personal favorite moments of the entire "Art In the Streets" exhibition is the recreation of one of Margaret Kilgallen's last exhibition brought to life at the MOCA. It makes for a stunning visual, as you come from both the energy of the Os Gemeos installation and the Los Angeles graffiti wall of Revok, Jersey Joe, Saber, and Risk into the folk, bohemian, iconic work of Kilgallen. More after the jump . . .
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