Jeffrey Gibson: Listen: Sorry, N.Y. Times, but San Francisco's art scene is thriving

Fifth & Mission Podcast, San Francisco Chronicle, October 21, 2022



Local artists, curators and gallerists agree the Paper of Record missed badly by focusing on the closing of a couple of galleries


An August piece in the New York Times said the San Francisco art scene is "struggling," citing the closure of two galleries and the fact that artists are "fleeing" to Los Angeles.


On this episode of the Fifth & Mission podcast, Chronicle arts and culture writer Tony Bravo joins host Cecilia Lei to offer a rebuttal. Plus: Alison Gass, the founding director of the new Institute of Contemporary Arts San Francisco shares why she believes the local art scene is booming.




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