Koret Auditorium

Pulp Fashion: A Glimpse into the History of Paper Dress

January 22, 2011 - 10:00am12:00pm

The Textile Arts Council presents Jill D'Alessandro, Curator, The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts. In connection with the exhibition Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave, she will take a cross-cultural look at the use of paper as a means of dress. Included in the talk will be the bark cloth traditions of Oceania and Africa, as well as the historical use of paper in the countries of Korea and Japan. Special attention will be given to the paper dress craze of the late 1960s, highlighting several ensembles in the Museums’ collection.

Docent Lecture: "Painting with Sunshine: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Other Painters in Provence" Kay Payne

January 4, 2011 - 2:15pm

From the late works of Monet and Renoir to the modern masters Cézanne, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh and the unique styles of Seurat and Rousseau, these 120 paintings from the Musée d’Orsay continue the story of Impressionism and the artists who responded to and reacted against it. 

Docent Lecture: "Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Beyond," Clara Morrissey

January 2, 2011 - 1:00pm2:15pm

From the late works of Monet and Renoir to the modern masters Cézanne, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh and the unique styles of Seurat and Rousseau, these 120 paintings from the Musée d’Orsay continue the story of Impressionism and the artists who responded to and reacted against it. 

Impressionism Symposium: "A Closer Look: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Vuillard, and Toulouse-Lautrec"

January 9, 2011 - 9:30am3:30pm

Join leading scholars as they explore selected works and artists in the exhibition; feauturing Gloria Groom and Douglas Druick, both from the Art Institute of Chicago; Richard Brettell, from the University of Texas; Guy Cogeval, President, Musée d'Orsay; and an introduction by Lynn Federle Orr, Curator in Charge, European Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

"19th-Century Exhibition Strategies"
Lynn Federle Orr, Curator in Charge, European Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

December Artist-in-Residence: Adrián Arias, Video-poetry Screening

December 4, 2010 - 3:00pm4:15pm

View a video-poetry screening, including Arias' Beautiful Trash videos in progress and BT opus001, with Sonia Caltvedt playing flute and plastic instruments and Chus Alonso on plastic percussion and plastic water-flute.

Adrián Arias is a Peruvian award-winning poet, visual artist, curator, and cultural promoter. His visual art, like his poetry, explores the absurd, the sensuality of elements, and the connection between reality and dreams.

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