He-Charmers in the San Francisco Chronicle

‘He-Charmers,’ through Dec. 5

November 03, 2011|Mary Eisenhart
  • “Green Jeans,” a mixed-media painting by Bay Area artist Katherine Sherwood.
    Credit: Compound Gallery

As part of her ongoing work at the Yelling Clinic – a collective that explores the area where art, medicine and disability intersect – Katherine Sherwood combines ancient painting techniques with medical images, from Renaissance drawings to computer scans. In this series of mixed-media paintings, she accentuates the masculine.

Through Dec. 5. Noon-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sun., also 7-10 p.m first Fri. The Compound Gallery, 1167 65th St., Oakland. (510) 601-1702. www.thecompoundgallery.com.

– Mary Eisenhart, 96hours@sfchronicle.com