Matthew Harrison Tedford is a writer whose work focuses on contemporary art, film, and California history. His writing has appeared in Art Practical, Daily Serving, Glance (California College of the Arts), the Huffington Post, Oakland Standard (Oakland Museum of California), Open Space (SFMOMA), Poor Taste Magazine, SF Weekly, and Wilder Quarterly.
The new exhibit at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a fantastic collection of feminist, queer, and subversive works from seven artists, including participants of the original riot grrrl movement of the 1990s.
Dorothea Lange s a key figure in the development of photography as a documentary art form. 2015 marks the 120th anniversary of Lange's birth and the 50th anniversary of her death, which should make for an excellent occasion to celebrate her work. Unfortunately, Scott Nichols Gallery's Dorothea Lange and Her Circle fails to give the artist her due.