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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

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:30 am
Main Library, Children's Storytelling Rm - 2nd Fl
Toddler Tales and Playtime
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 am
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Preschool Storytime (Mandarin)
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 am
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Healthier Living RELOCATED
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Meditation Group
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Tai Chi at Noon
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley Patio

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Current Exhibits

Asian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area
Alcatraz: Day into Night
Through Thursday, January 18, 2018
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Capturing Truth in Nature
Through Thursday, January 25, 2018
Main Library, Chinese Center

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