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The Conflicts

4/06/13 - 7/06/2013

Main Library

Art, Music & Recreation Center Exhibit Space - 4th Fl

100 Larkin St.

Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth are San Francisco artists who often collaborate in addition to their solo careers. Their most recent work together is a triptych of tapestries inspired by the Unicorn Tapestries and structured on the three fundamental conflicts in literature - Human vs Nature, Human vs Him/Herself, and Human vs Human. The first tapestry, Allegory of the Monoceros, illustrates the end of Darwinian natural selection and the growth of human-centric evolution. The second, Allegory of the Infinite Mortal, portrays a garden for contemplation of the scientific and philosophical structures humans have used throughout history to explore the concepts of infinity and immortality and our place therein. The third tapestry was created during their fellowship at the de Young Museum and explores how cooperation and conflict have shaped human evolution. Each tapestry began with extensive research at the San Francisco Public Library.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Friday, September 30, 2016, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Watercolor Community of San Francisco
Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Baby Rhyme Time & Playtime: Spanish-English
Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:15 pm
Mission, Mission Children's Area

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Upcoming Classes

Screen Time: Learning language with Rosetta Stone
Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
CANCELLED Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Friday, September 30, 2016, 4:00 pm
Sunset, Sunset Children's Area
Noe Valley Knitting Circle
Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:30 am
Noe Valley, Noe Valley Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Fear of An Atomic Age!
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center
Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, December 1, 2016
Main Library, International Center
San Francisco Neon
Through Sunday, October 30, 2016
Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

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