Eight bridges connect the San Francisco Bay, so it is an apt name for a gallery platform that brings the Bay Area art world together.

Our mission is to maintain a vibrant gallery scene, despite restrictions on travel, celebrations and other larger gatherings. We want to support our artists by informing and entertaining curators, collectors and critics with potent online exhibitions of their work.

On the first Thursday of every month, we will launch 8 shows of artists relevant to the Bay Area. They may be working in this place, long considered an epicenter of change, or deeply engaged in the conversations the Bay Area holds dear, whether it’s related to technology, the environment, social justice or sexual identity, to name a few. In addition, each month will highlight the crucial work of a Bay Area non-profit arts organization as its beneficiary, with an initial donation led by Phillips.

Founding Committee

Claudia Altman-Siegel, Kelly Huang, Sophia Kinell, Micki Meng, Daphne Palmer, Chris Perez, Sarah Wendell Sherrill, Jessica Silverman, and Elizabeth Sullivan

Ambassador Committee

Sayre Batton & Maja Thomas, Joachim & Nancy Bechtle, Matt Bernstein, Sabrina Buell, Wayee Chu & Ethan Beard, Natasha Boas, Douglas Durkin, Carla Emil, Matt & Jessica Farron, Lauren Ford, Ali Gass, Stanlee Gatti, Brook Hartzell & Tad Freese, Pamela & David Hornik, Katie & Matt Paige, Putter Pence, Becca Prowda & Daniel Lurie, Deborah Rappaport, Komal Shah & Gaurav Garg, Laura Sweeney, The Battery, Robin Wright, Sonya Yu & Zack Lara

Sponsors

Lobus, Phillips, The Space Program

Luhring Augustine
Zarina

The work of Zarina (1937-2020) is defined by her adherence to the personal and the essential. An early interest in architecture and mathematics is reflected in her use of geometry and her emphasis on structural purity. While her work tends towards minimalism, its starkness is tempered by its texture and materiality. Zarina’s art poignantly chronicled her life; recurring themes include home, displacement, borders, journey and memory. Her later collages involving luminous flakes of gold and pewter leaf showcase a relationship with light that moves beyond purely optical concerns and into a more symbolic and spiritual contemplation.

Fold in the Sky, 2014

Woodcut printed on BFK light paper mounted on Somerset Antique paper

Image: 18 x 14 inches

Sheet: 26 1/2 x 22 inches

Edition of 6

$22,000

Untitled, 2016

Collage of Indian handmade paper stained with Sumi ink on Arches Cover buff paper

10 x 10 inches

$15,000

Folding House, 2014
Collage on Indian handmade paper with Sumi ink and 22-karat gold leaf mounted on Arches Cover Buff paper
8 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches
$15,000
Untitled, 2013
Collage of woodcuts printed in black on Indian handmade paper mounted on Arches Cover buff paper
Image: 16 x 10 3/4 inches
Sheet: 24 x 17 inches
$30,000