New fine art gallery opens in Sonoma

The former Frenchie shop on Broadway has been reborn as a fine art gallery, Modern Art West. The gallery is owned by David Keaton, husband of Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Executive Director Linda Keaton.

According to Keaton, the gallery’s focus is on the art of the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1940s to the 1970s with an emphasis on the teachers and students orbiting the major art schools in the area.

The gallery shows Bay Area paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the modern and post-war periods. Keaton has focused on historical California art movements and in particular […]


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