John Held, Jr.

About the Author John Held, Jr.

John Held, Jr. has been a staff writer with SFAQ since 2011. He has contributed over fifty feature articles and reviews, interviewing such notable Bay Area artists as poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, painter Robert Bechtle and dancer Anna Halprin. His most recent book is, Small Scale Subversion: Mail Art and Artistamps, available from Amazon. His essay, After Gutai: Shozo Shimamoto’s Networking Art, was recently published in the catalog for the exhibition, Shozo Shimamoto: Avant-Garde Shock, at the Karazawa New Art Museum, Karazawa, Japan, June-August 2016.


Joan Brown

Joan Brown Gallery Paule Anglim 14 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 October 8–November 15, 2014 Joan Brown was a restless soul. She was married four times (Brown, Neri, Cook, Hebel), and in the last …