Monday, June 21, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010

"Adobe isn't just a bookstore"

Based on Beard's invitation to develop ideas on how an exhibition, or library, represents the search for knowledge, combined with the artist Torres' front-window examination of how urban renewal is experienced, the Backroom Gallery energizes profound reflections of the meaning and value of Adobe Books in the SF arts community. Brandon Brown, an SFMOMA Open Space columnist reflects on his past and present experiences of the store.

Elyse Mallouk on Lending Library

Dena Beard's Lending Library is featured on Art Practical with a review by Elyse Mallouk. The writer successfully draws attention to the context of the bookstore; highlighting the nature of Adobe Books and the place that in effect frames the artwork the gallery engages.