David Park: A Retrospective is the first major museum exhibition in more than 30 years to present the powerfully expressive work of David Park (1911-1960), best known as the founder of Bay Area Figurative art. In the immediate postwar years, Park, like many avant-garde American artists, engaged with Abstract Expressionism and painted non-objectively. In a moment of passion, he made the radical decision to abandon nearly all of his abstract canvases at an East Bay dump.
Join Cafe Modern on June 20th when six of your favorite local mixologists will duke it out at the Cafe Modern Cocktail Competition! Your ticket includes six beverages as well as food pairings from the Cafe’s Executive Chef, Denise Paul Shavandy.
Austin-based avant-garde collective Golden Dawn Arkestra makes their Fortress return, kicking off their Summer schedule Thursday, June 20th. Join them for a night of interstellar vibrations for children of the sun.
Seating is limited. Individual ticket prices are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.