Tourism for Locals: Mondrian House Rivals Painted Ladies in Visual Creativity

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Move over Painted Ladies! There's a new damsel in town.
The Painted Ladies at Alamo Square might be a hot tourist attraction, but there's another house on the San Francisco market that is a better bargain with gorgeous beachfront views and nestled in a quiet neighborhood.

Along Ocean Beach's Great Highway, between Quintara and Rivera streets, there is a little house that -- instead of blending in with all the other box-shaped houses decorated with opaque shades of taupe, olive green, and periwinkle blue -- is a burst of color in a neighborhood surrounded by dull grey fog.

The Piet Mondrian-inspired house's exterior is painted in the signature style of the Dutch artist: solid horizontal and vertical black lines against a white canvas creating asymmetrical square regions accented with three regions filled with the primary colors of red, yellow, and blue.

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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Jeffrey Thompson

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Masterminds Artist of the Day, Ariel Springfield

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Karla Quintero

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Special Deal: Get Half-Priced Artopia Tickets!

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SF Weekly is throwing its annual Artopia bash next Thursday, Feb. 21, and because we think you're awesome, we're giving tickets to readers at half the cost through Monday. For the paltry sum of $11, you get to see amazing artwork from our Masterminds finalists (including visual art, fashion and design, performance, and film), and enjoy appetizers, live music, and an open bar. We'll repeat that, there's an open bar.

Plus, a portion of the evening goes toward the grants for the top three Masterminds finalists. Come out and support the arts in the easiest possible way, with free booze and awesome people.

See you there.

Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Charles Papillo

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Michael Kerbow

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Jenne Giles

Categories: Art, Artopia
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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: All the Masterminds 2013 artists

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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Raven Ebner

Categories: Art, Artopia
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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Kellen Breen and Melinda James


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Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Christian Cagigal

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Who are today's most promising emerging artists? Each year, SF Weekly finds 10 of them for our Masterminds issue. You'll be able to see these artists and their work up close at Artopia on Thursday, Feb. 21, at SOMArts Cultural Center.

That night we'll also announce the three artists who will receive grants. Come out and meet them. But first, get to know their work.

See Also: Masterminds 2013: Artist of the Day, Kellen Breen and Melinda James


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