Koret Auditorium

Docent Lecture: "The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950-1990", by Kay Payne

Sautoir, 1969.  Platinum with sapphires and diamonds
January 7, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

Since its founding in Rome in 1884, Bulgari has become synonymous with bold and innovative jewelry design. This exhibition focuses on the decades of the 1950s through the 1980s and features approximately 150 showstopping pieces from this era, including several striking pieces from the legendary Elizabeth Taylor collection.

Docent Lecture: "David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition", by Kathryn Zupsic

David Hockney, "Self Portrait with Charlie", 2005
January 7, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

David Hockney is one of the best-known British artists of his generation. This exhibition, the largest in the history of the de Young, features approximately 300 works, including landscapes picturing the agrarian settings of his beloved England, as well as portraits of friends, colleagues, and family members. This installation also highlights his use of new technologies, from Photoshop portraits to digital videos that track the changing seasons, and bright landscapes created using the iPad.

Panel Discussion: "Back Through the Looking Glass"

November 22, 2013 - 7:00pm8:30pm

Between 1999 and 2001, David Hockney and several of his studio associates became increasingly convinced that the Old Masters—starting with Ingres, but wending back past Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Lotto, all the way to Van Eyck and Brunelleschi (around 1420)—had used optical devices of various sorts (camera lucida, camera obscura, lenses, and concave mirrors) as crucial aids in their depictions of physical reality.

Film Screening: "The VIPs"

November 15, 2013 - 6:00pm8:30pm

When fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York, they wait at the VIP lounge of the London airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life. Starring: Elizabeth Taylor (in Bulgari jewels), Richard Burton, and Louis Jourdan.

Director: Anthony Asquith, Writer: Terence Rattigan, 1963, 119 minutes


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