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Speaker: Gallery Talk with Artists Xandra Ibarra and Penelope Houston

Saturday, 3/18/2023
1:00 - 2:00
San Francisco History Center Exhibit Space - 6th Fl
Main Library
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100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Artists Xandra Ibarra and Penelope Houston share about their processes and discoveries made in creating artwork from the mug books in the San Francisco Police Department Records. Their artwork, which reflects issues of gender, race and class, is on display in the exhibition Artists in the Archives, a companion exhibit to San Francisco IDentities

Presented by the San Francisco History Center. Reception to follow gallery talk. 

Exhibition closes on June 8, 2023. 

Image: Carolynn Wells, 23, 1938 by Penelope Houston (left). Collage by Xandra Ibarra (right).

 


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