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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

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 8:00 am
Bayview, Bayview General Floor Area
Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,

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Upcoming Classes

Brain Fitness
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
CANCELLED-Book a Librarian in Russian
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

The Little Humpbacked Horse:
Through Thursday, March 2, 2017
Main Library, International Center
Everyone Deserves a Home
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

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