Wednesday: July 2, 2014   




(above) Late for Dinner by Tom Chambers. 


Greetings friends,   
Only a few hours left to submit for our call for entries, Approaching the Unreal! This exhibition is in collaboration with APA San Francisco. All entries must be uploaded by midnight (Pacific Standard time). 

In the following weeks, gallery director, Bryan Yedinak, and gallery manager, Danny Sanchez, will review the work submitted and begin curating the September exhibition.  We are asking artists to submit images that are more narrative based with a touch of whimsy or surreal. Great examples by Modernbook Gallery artist are Tom Chambers, Jamie Baldridge, Maia Flore and Kristina Varaksina. Please do not miss your opportunity to submit for this call for entries!

Modernbook Gallery will be closed on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th. The gallery will resume a regular business schedule on Tuesday, July 8th.

Also, with fourth of July festivities taking place this week, the art walk scheduled for First Thursday is bumped to next week, Thursday July 10th, 5:30-7:30pm. Please mark your calendar!

Kind regards,  
Mark, Bryan, Danny, & Clara 
Summer Book Sale
Up to 40% off!


To celebrate the beginning of the summer season Modernbook Gallery is having a summer book sale! This is a great time to fill the gaps in your collection.

Our books are available in two formats:
Regular Edition
Limited Edition box set

Limited edition box sets come with a first edition book and limited edition photograph. Signed and edition by the artist.

Click here for full list of titles by Modernbook Editions.

Regular Edition books now out of print are:

Hong Kong Yesterday
The Living Theatre
Fred Lyon's San Francisco Then

Limited Edition versions of The Living Theatre and San Francisco Then still available.

For a limited time, complimentary shipping is available on all US orders!


Approaching the Unreal
Final Day to Submit!


Modernbook Gallery is excited to announce that we have partnered with APA San Francisco for their third annual Curator's Voice exhibition.

This year's theme will be, Approaching the Unreal. Gallery Director, Bryan Yedinak and Gallery Manager, Danny Sanchez, will curate and then exhibit a selection of images at Modernbook Gallery. Last day to submit is July 2nd!

We are asking artists to submit images that are more narrative based with a touch of whimsy or surreal situations. Great examples by Modernbook Gallery artist are Tom Chambers, Jamie Baldridge, Maia Flore and Kristina Varaksina.

The exhibition,Approaching the Unreal, will take place September 4 through September 27, 2014.

Reception will be at Modernbook Gallery,
September 4, 2014, 5:30-7:30pm

Click here for full details!

Images must be uploaded on APA website by midnight (Pacific Standard Time) on July 2nd.

Maia Flore & Kristina Varaksina
exhibition extended to July 26th
(above) Sleep Elevation #12

Maia's Sleep Elevations are whimsy images of girls in various states of sleep. Their adventures from the real world into dreamland vary from high above the streets of Paris or just above the soothing sounds of the ocean.

 Kristina Varaksina Brother in Arms
(above) Brothers in Arms by Kristina Varaksina.

Kristina's Mystery of the Female explores human psychology by telling stories and creating imaginary worlds. Creative lighting and play of the colors are the key elements of her work.

Maia Flore - Main Gallery

(above) a collection of images from Maia's, Sleep Elevation series.

Kristina Varaksina - Side Gallery
(above) a collection of images from Kristina's,  Mystery of the Female series.

Maia Flore and Kristina Varaksina
exhibition has been extended to July 26th!

Click here to read SF Weekly write up!

Click here for a closer look at the exhibition.

 Modernbook Staff May 2014

Bryan, Clara, Mark, and Danny

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Maia Flore and  

Kristina Varaksina  

extended to July 26 


Art Walk
July 10, 5:30-7:30pm 


APA Curator's Voice exhibition:  

Approaching the Unreal

Call for Entries 

ends July 2! 


APA Curator's Voice Exhibition:
September 4 through 27
September 4, 5:30-7:30pm

Jamie Baldridge
Almost Fiction 
through July 26th

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