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July 2022

Divine Excess on Avenue C

At 8:30 p.m. last Thursday evening, only half an hour after its opening, the queue to enter "Le Patriote", an unclassifiable and frankly disturbed collective exhibition at the gallery O’Flaherty’s at 55 Avenue C had stretched to the corner…

When making a salad felt radical

Visitors to the Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive will soon see red. On the occasion of the opening of "By Alison Knowles: A Retrospective (1960-2022),” the artist sticks a large grid on the floor of the museum and invites…

Why Tide Pods Look Like Candy

P&G also found that consumers were tired of lugging bulky seven-pound Tide detergent bottles, measuring and pouring liquid detergent into a cup, then cleaning up the inevitable spills. Doing the laundry had become a formidable…