The opening of the group show Cosmic Wonder this coming Friday, 14 July 2006, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco signals the death (or latest high watermark depending on how you look at it) of second-wave psychedelia that's flooded contemporary art in recent years. Including pieces by king and queen of the movement, fellow RISD and Fort Thunder alums Jim Drain and Ara Peterson, as well as other luminaries, like Terence Koh, Paperrad, and Banks Violette, the exhibit also will host the works of OGs such as James Turrell and Richard Misrach. (Images by Hisham Bharoocha and Doug Aitken Soft Circle (ex-Black Dice/Lightning Bolt) and Feathers, who were recently signed to Gnomonsong, Devendra Banhart and Andy Cabic’s new label.
15 July–5 November 2006
Opening Night Party: Friday, 14 July 2006, 8-11pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street at Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 map
tel + 01 415 978 2787