The Art of Democracy Is a National Coalition of Art Exhibitions
on the Dire State of American Politics Scheduled for the Fall of 2008.

San Francisco, California Exhibition

Press Release (pdf) from Meridan Gallery

Download an exhibition flyer. (pdf)

Timeline of War and Antiwar Events 2000-2008 (pdf)

Art for a Change - Meridian Gallery Exhibition review
Contra Costa Times on Meridian Gallery exhibition
Scott Anderson's 'The Art of Democracy' in San Francisco Chronicle
Response to SF Chronicle Review by DeWitt Cheng
Mark Taylor on KQED Arts online
Jennine Scarboro on KQED Arts online
James L. Weaver on San Francisco Art Magazine
Mark Vallen's article in Foreign Policy in Focus
Peter Selz in Berkeley Daily Planet
Video of the Meridian Gallery "War and Empire" show
Art is Moving video walk through of Meridian Gallery show & Part 2 can be seen here
and Part 3 here
Arabic Language article about Art of Democracy from Assafir Newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon

Meridian Gallery
535 Powell Street
San Francisco, California
September 4 - November 4 2008
Reception - Thursday September 4th, 6-9 PM

Events for this Show
Curators: Anne Trueblood Brodzky
DeWitt Cheng
Art Hazelwood
With special consultation by Peter Selz

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Installation Shot: left to right
Hung Liu, Scott Anderson

Installation Shot: left to right
Fernando Botero, Rigo 23

David Avery

Jesus Barraza

Fernando Botero

Mark Bryan

Enrique Chagoya

Guy Colwell

Guy Colwell

Eric Drooker

Ala Ebtekar

Kevin Evans

Juan R. Fuentes

J.C. Garrett

Art Hazelwood

Frances Jetter

Fernando Marti

Doug Minkler

Patrick Oliphant

Patrick Piazza

Ben Sakoguchi

Jos Sances

Jos Sances

Mark Vallen

Mary Hull Webster

Bruce Yurgil

Francesca Pastine

Roberta Loach

Gary-Paul Prince

Phyllis Plattner

Favianna Rodriguez


Malaquias Montoya

Mary V. Marsh

Gee Vaucher

Howard Whitehouse

Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson's 'The Art of Democracy' in San Francisco Chronicle

The Meridian Gallery, a non-profit gallery with a long history of exhibiting political art, and a very central location in San Francisco, will be organizing an exhibition filling all three galleries in their space. The theme of the show is War and Empire and will encompass the Bush Administration years with artwork in all media.

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