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Guest Lecture: "Perspectives on Street Photography, 1945 to 1980", by Chris Johnson

de Young
June 12, 2014 -

Chris Johnson is a photography and video artist, writer, and arts administrator. He has also produced highly regarded performance works in collaboration with Suzanne Lacy. In recent years, his artwork has been exhibited in two museum shows: Being There: 45 Oakland Artists (Oakland Museum of California, 2002) and Reflections in Black: A History Deconstructed (Mills College Museum, 2003). In 1994, he co-produced The Roof Is on Fire, a large performance work in Oakland that brought together inner-city high school students and adults.

Docent Lecture: "A Sense of Space: Diversity in Modern Sculpture", by Julia Geist

abstract sculpture
June 3, 2014 -

The traditional definition of sculpture was expanded and exploded by 20th-century artists. This survey of more than 30 sculptors reveals tremendous variety, including figures by Picasso and Giacometti, geometric abstrations by Calder and Hepworth, and architectural constructions by Smith and DiSuvero.

Docent Lecture: "Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection", by Kathryn Zupsic

Artworks by Roy Lichtenstein and Frank Stella
June 15, 2014 -

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection brings paintings by the great masters of postwar art — Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and Frank Stella, and more —to San Francisco in an exclusive exhibition from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. 

Guest Lectures: Burning Man 2014 Desert Arts Preview

June 8, 2014 -

This is Burning Man’s very popular annual artist lecture series, which offers a sneak preview of some of the many notable art projects in progress for Burning Man 2014. You will hear from artists who are creating revolutionary works of art, often in highly collaborative ways. Some have been creating work for the inhospitable tabula rasa of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada for many years, while others are creating work for the first time.


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