A group exhibition at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco offers a new perspective on the enduring legacy of the ship as an independent object and motif. Including ceramic vases, oil-based works on canvas, and paper pulp sculptures, the exhibition explores the myriad ways in which the ubiquitous container has appeared in art history and how two dozen artists working today interpret the classical form. Included are the minimalist, ritual paintings by Laura Berger (before), Stephanie Shihs elegant Molotov cocktail with a strikingly hopeful message and Katie Kimmels crazy dogs. We have put together some of our favorite works below and have a look at the gallery beforehand ship closes July 31st to see her in person.
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