• San Francisco

    The 1970 Sculpture Annual of the Richmond Art Center provided the San Francisco Bay Area with a mild esthetic scandal. The sole juror, Southern California sculptor Larry Bell, selected a show in which no object was exhibited in the gallery. All of the 152 entrants, except the three whose works were selected for nonexhibition, were awarded first prize, and the prize money, divided equally, amounted to the return of the five-dollar entry fee.

    The three works selected for non-exhibition were represented by documents. James McCready submitted the San Francisco Fire Department fighting the fire that

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