Karen Hampton is a conceptual artist working with narrative storytelling and re-memory. Her work is steeped in oral history and is an expression of the unconscious.
This lecture offers a fun exploration of works in the de Young's collection that match psychic ailments, from obsessive-compulsive disorder to insomnia, through examples of American paintings as well as objects in the Africa, Oceania, and the Americas collections.
Did you know that the ancient Maya were passionate about chocolate? Through narratives on Maya ceramics and their hieroglyphic writings, we discover that the Maya treasured chocolate and recent discoveries provide scientific verification.
A Gift to San Francisco: The Rockefeller Collection is an introduction to the origins of the collection, its collectors, and a look at a few of the over 100 paintings currently on view in the American Galleries.