Monday, December 9, 2013

Location for Popups in San Francisco: Naked Kitchen

If you are looking for a location to hold a Popup restaurant in San Francisco, there are several options. One is called, Naked Kitchen

The describe their mission as three-fold:

"We created Naked Kitchen to:

-Provide our talented chefs (seasoned as well as up-and-coming) creative freedom to explore something new in a casual and relaxed space

-Offer our members an intimate experience to commune over food, wine, stories and laughter

-Support our local artists by showcasing a visual collection that enhances the sensual experience"

See a full schedule of upcoming events at

Monday, December 2, 2013

Miami Project Holiday Popup Shop

Miami Project, the boutique art fair with contemporary and modern artwork side-by-side in Wynwood from December 3 to 8, 2013, will feature a special popup shop for the holidays. Over 50 pieces of artist-designedmerchandise will be for sale from $10 to $1,000.

These items were commissioned by a wide range of premiere nonprofit institutions from across the country, including: The New Museum, The Walker Art Center, CreativeTime, Printed Matter, Project Row Houses, Art Production Fund, and Museum ofContemporary Art North Miami. During the run of Miami Project, all proceeds fromthe popup shop will benefit the participating institutions.

Merchandise by the vanguard artists represented in the shop will include: playing cards and clocks by Tauba Auerbach, beach towels by John Baldessari and KehindeWiley, unique sculptures by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, a knife by PaulChan, bookplates by Francesco Clemente, Eric Fischl, and Claes Oldenberg, magnets and mugs by Tracey Emin, skateboards by Liam Gillick, scarves by Peter Halley, water bottles by Joseph Kosuth, unique sculptures by Margaret Lee, waterbottles and scarves by Raymond Pettibon, shopping bags by Richard Prince, a six-in-one screwdriver by Tom Sachs, a travel wallet by David Shrigley, and building blocks
by Lawrence Weiner.

These artist-made items are perfect for holiday shopping. Purchases can be wrapped with giftwrap designed by Daniel Eatock, commissioned by the Walker, free ofcharge.

Nearby the pop up shop will be a unique opportunity for visitors to the fair to take home an artwork for free. At the Perrier Collect Art Giveaway, the public can enter to win a neon sculpture by San Francisco artist Meryl Pataky.

Miami Project is presented with support from the Wall Street Journal, Luxe magazine, Perrier, the Midtown Doral, Porcelanosa, Perrier, New Amsterdam Vodka, and Shellback Rum.