SuperFine San Francisco 2020

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    Prep Time

    And this is our second art fair!

    And it's our first in San Francisco out of all places,

    No Pressure!

    And I love this place already 

    Oh, the boathouse, the Marina and Fort Mason

    So let’s prep for it, two months in advance :)

    And that means stretching some of the canvases and framing them

    And that also means photographing them with the legend of SF, Don Felton

    Because you never know, maybe this is the last time I’ll see this artwork

    And then the art booth setup

    My mom absolutely MUST see it (and feel a bit proud for her son)

    And get the red (well, pink) dots ready for good luck

    Almost ready!

    And I am almost happy with the booth layout, almost... :)

  • The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair The Fair, the Art Fair

    The Fair, the Art Fair

    And the show is on!  Watch out for the crowds

    But first, let’s have a drink (for the courage of course)

    And my neighbors are the best

    From New Zealand, from the East Coast, from Denver

    And they speak French, Ukrainian, Romanian, German, Italian

    And they feed me homemade chocolates

    And then, the people come in

    With their kids, dogs and significant others

    Some are dressed in an exquisite bubble wrap tunic (I know!)

    And some with TJ bags full of kale and fresh radishes

    Wait, is someone playing Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger”?!

    On a cello out of all instruments?!  Crazy!  Crazy good!

  • And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people And you get to meet great people

    And you get to meet great people

    And your friends come

    From your old Apple days.  (I can’t believe you guys made it!)

    And from your Los Gatos days (thats a long drive)

    And the Shipyard artists (my neighbors)

    And the gallerists, 

    And some really strange people too

    Wait, is this Alan Bamberger?  The Alan Bamberger?

    Let me put on a smart and serious face :)

    It is really amazing to see people open up about art

    What they like, what they see in it, what memories it brings 

    We’re no longer narrowly defined labels

    We’re the icebergs beneath the surface

  • Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun Time flies when you're having fun

    Time flies when you're having fun

    Time definitely flies when you’re having fun

    Was it really 5 long, 12 hour-long, days??

    Seems like we just started

    But its time to wrap the gifts

    And find a new home for the paintings

    And make someone smile (well, maybe that’s too corny :)

    And as I am writing this, a month later

    A month of panic, disbelief, denial, 

    A month spent worrying for your loved ones

    A month where uncertainty is the only certainty we have

    Seems like this Superfine was so many years ago

    Seems like some innocence was lost

    Seems like we had way too much fun :)

     

    So long!  We’ll see you next year!

     

     

     

    Max Khusid

    April 14, 2020

     

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