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Guest Lecture: "Enshrined in Mystery and the Object of Profound Speculation: the Double Life of Mr. Turner", by Gillian Forrester

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Regulus
September 11, 2015 -
7:15pm8:15pm

Gillian Forrester is senior curator of prints and drawings at the Yale Center for British Art and works on 18th-, 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century visual cultures of Britain and the former British Empire. Her publications include Turner’s Drawing Book: The Liber Studiorum (Tate, London, 1996) and Rebecca Salter: Into the Light of Things (Yale University Press, 2011).

September 11, 2015 - 7:15pm

Curator Lecture: "Abstract Expressionist Laments: Robert Motherwell's Elegies and American Art at Mid-Century", by Emma Acker

Robert Motherwell, At Five in the Afternoon, 1950
September 4, 2015 -
7:15pm8:15pm

Presented in collaboration with the Dedalus Foundation in New York and mounted in celebration of the centennial of the artist’s birth, the exhibition Between Life and Death: Robert Motherwell’s Elegies in Bay Area Collections will present thirteen works by the pioneering Abstract Expressionist Robert Motherwell (1915–1991) from his seminal series Elegies to the Spanish Republic, and will be on view at the de Young Museum from September 5, 2015–March 6,

September 4, 2015 - 7:15pm

Docent Lecture: "The World of Jane Austen: Art and Culture in 18th- and 19th-Century Britain", by Kathryn Zupsic

Lawrence, Mary, Countess of Plymouth, ca. 1817
September 6, 2015 -
1:00pm3:00pm

Explore the era of beloved English novelist Jane Austen through the arts, from the paintings of Gainsborough and Reynolds to the elegant Georgian townhouses of Bath and the fashions of the day.

September 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

Docent Lecture: "Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition", by Kay Payne

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds, ca. 1914
September 27, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

The year 2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The grand exposition covered 76 city blocks and boasted national and international pavilions showcasing innovation, industry, and the arts.

September 27, 2015 - 1:00pm

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