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Docent Lecture: "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture", by Alfred Escoffier

Efomba/Eyema byeri
June 27, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art. Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.

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Docent Lecture: "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture", by Martha Walker

Efomba/Eyema byeri
June 2, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art. Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.

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Sixth Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium

April 25, 2015 -
1:00pm4:00pm

Please join us in celebrating excellence in undergraduate art history research. Participating Institutions include Dominican University, Mills College, San Francisco State University, Santa Clara University, Sonoma State University, St. Mary's College of California, Stanford University, and the University of San Francisco.

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"Christopher Brown and the Bay Area Influence": Conversation with Christopher Brown and Paul J. Karlstrom

Christopher Brown, Eighty-Second Street, 1993
May 15, 2015 -
7:15pm8:00pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition, artist, Christopher Brown, and art writer and historian, Paul J. Karlstrom, will speak about Brown's artistic practice in relation to that of Richard Diebenkorn as well as other Bay Area artists of his (and slightly later) generation including David Park, Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Wayne Thiebaud, and Robert Bechtle. 

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Curator Lecture: "J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free", by Esther Bell

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavoring to Extricate Themselves, exhibited 1846
May 14, 2015 -
10:00am12:00pm

Dr. Esther Bell, is the Curator-in-Charge of European Painting at FAMSF.

Dr. Bell received her doctorate from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. She joined the Fine Arts Museums in September 2014 after two years at the Cincinnati Art Museum where she was curator of European painting, drawing, and sculpture. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, New York. Bell is also a former Fullbright scholar and Theodore Rousseau fellowship recipient.

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