Isabel Samaras on ArtPadSF, aka “Fun In The Sun”

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Isabel Samaras on ArtPadSF, aka “Fun In The Sun”

  ArtPadSF, now in its third year, pulled in about 9,000 attendees who all seemed to realize the same thing: it’s a great place to spend a sunny afternoon. ¬†Unlike the giant fairs where you’re locked inside a huge, windowless Thunderdome of art, ArtPadSF allows you as many mini-sanity breaks as you need while you…

Isabel Samaras on ArtMRKT: “More Art Than You Can Shake A Stick At!”

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Isabel Samaras on ArtMRKT:  “More Art Than You Can Shake A Stick At!”

ArtMRKT moved to Fort Mason this year, into a vast space filled with 70 booths representing everything from blue chip to alternative and non-profit arts organizations. ¬†Because they feature galleries from far and wide, once you’re inside the windowless, anonymous white enormity of the Festival Pavillion you could be anywhere in the world (it was…