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2018 SF Gate: Controversial Bathtubs!

In 2018 the SF Gate published an article discussing the controversy about Brian Goggins’s Petaluma installation “Fine Balance”. The bathtub-focused piece is intended as a statement on the balance of Petaluma’s history of counter culture and tradition, however some citizens  (organized as “Citizens Against Tubs on Stilts”) of the town see it as a potential stilted “overbearing
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Curbed San Francisco August 14, 2018

In 2018 Curbed San Francisco published an article mapping out the must see public art installations in the city. Several of Brian’s works were featured in the article, among them are his collaboration with Dorka Kheen Language of the Birds and the massive undertaking from 2013 Caruso’s Dream. https://sf.curbed.com/maps/sf-public-art-map
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SOMA Magazine Nov/Dec 2012

An interview with Brian about his beginnings in the art world, his “site specific sculpture” work, and an overview of Brian’s influences and motivations for his work. Brian Goggin: Rebel with a Cause
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BBC Travel December 8, 2013

An overview of San Francisco’s “Illuminate SF” city wide gallery of light based public installations. Language of the Birds is featured in the top of the piece among other prominent light sculptures throughout San Francisco. http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20131205-lighting-up-fog-city
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San Francisco Chronicle November 6, 2005

An article that references Brian Goggin’s “Herd Instinct” while discussing the intersection between San Francisco’s developers and public artworks. For further information and to read the article please visit: https://www.sfgate.com/realestate/article/Art-for-the-city-s-sake-Public-art-adds-a-touch-2561963.php
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Illuminated Art of San Francisco [2015]

For further information please visit: KQED-Illuminated Art of SF  
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Valencia Streetscape Project [2009]

Brian Goggin: Valencia Streetscape Project
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Language of the Birds – A Must See Public Artwork in San Francisco!

Curbed.com recently published an article that highlights the public sculpture “Language Of The Birds” as one of the must see spots in San Francisco: ” Paying homage to the North Beach neighborhood’s ethnic and literary roots, this permanent sculpture is a small but meaningful (not to mention eye-catching) installation. A collection of books evoke a flock of birds at the northwest corner of Col
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Video: Artist Brian Goggin Discusses His Creative Process

 SFist author Jack Morse recently wrote an article exploring the scope of sculptural works and creative processes of Brian Goggin. You can read it here: http://sfist.com/2016/12/02/video_artist_brian_goggin_discusses.php  
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KQED’s article on the installation Meghalaya

A wonderful article, written by Cynthia Stone, was published at KQED  about the recent installation of Meghalaya in Sacramento, CA: Meet Brian Goggin, Gatekeeper of Your Impossible Dreams    
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The Unveiling of Caruso’s Dream

Dear Friends, I would like to invite you to participate in a happening beyond the pale. Join us for our unveiling of “And My Room Still Rocked Like a Boat on the Sea — Caruso’s Dream.” When: Sunday February 23rd at 5:45 Where: 55 9th St. San Francisco Bring: an FM radio, and a mask. Below find the invitation poster with all the pertinent information you may require to feel suitably prepared. Feel free to
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