David Hockney, Yosemite II, October 5th 2011. iPad drawing printed on 6 sheets of paper, mounted on 6 sheets of Dibond. © 2013 David Hockney
Come celebrate The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950–1990 and David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition in an evening presented in partnership with the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
A special prix-fixe menu is offered at the de Young Café beginning at 5 pm. Grab-and-go items are also available until café closes at 8:15 pm.
Artist Ana Teresa Fernandez invites visitors to engage with Surface which explores issues of identity, sensuality and victimization through a series of installations. Using 3D large-scale text, these works will be crafted from different colArtist Ana Teresa Fernandez invites visitors to engage with Surface, which explores issues of identity, sensuality, and victimization through a series of installations.
Between 1999 and 2001, David Hockney and several of his studio associates became increasingly convinced that the Old Masters—starting with Ingres, but wending back past Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Lotto, all the way to Van Eyck and Brunelleschi (around 1420)—had used optical devices of various sorts (camera lucida, camera obscura, lenses, and concave mirrors) as crucial aids in their depictions of physical reality.