Exhibitions & Public Events

General Store
Friday, Apr 20, 2018 - Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Swell Gallery

Ordinary objects become unpredictable when translated into paintings, collages, and photographic sculptures, suggesting a complex relationship between objects and lived experiences. Artists in this exhibition, graduating from SFAI Post-Baccalaureate program, reinvent the unique space of the Swell Gallery into a General Store. They create artworks that provide a visual experience of the everyday life while challenging the value of the goods represented and the status of the art object itself, questioning art's place, at base, as a commodity.

Participating artists: Yida Li, Kate Smith, Evelyn Yin, Yourong Zhao

Curated by: Yida Li and Weiying Yu

Image: General Store, Yida Li, 2018


The Swell Gallery is located on the first floor of SFAI's Fort Mason Campus at Pier 2, 2 Marina Boulevard.

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