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Art History Lecture: "Venetian High Renaissance Paintings from Vienna," by Curator Lynn Orr, PhD

October 20, 2011 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Lynn Federle Orr, PhD, Curator in Charge of European Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 

Image: Giorgio da Castelfranco, called Giorgione, The Three Philosophers (detail), ca. 1509–1509. Oil on canvas. Gemäldegalerie of the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna

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The Man Who Cannot Die, directed by Mark Eby

Still from The Man Who Cannot Die.

Commissioned by the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art,The Man Who Cannot Die documents the work of the late contemporary artist Kaipel Ka. Ka, who was from the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, painted comic book characters and corporate logos on traditional war shields as commentary on the effects of globalization on indigenous cultures.

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The Shield is My Brother, directed by Mark Eby

Shield, reipi (detail), early 20th century. New Guinea, Western Highlands Province, Nebilyer Valley, Melpa and Imbongu language speakers. Wood, pigment, bark fiber. Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III. 2007.44.40

In the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, tribal fighting is no longer practiced with bows, arrows, and wooden shields. Commissioned by the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art, this film describes the loss of this cultural practice and follows a group of young men in the Waghi valley as they experience the art of shield making for the first time.

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Docent Tour, Photography Gallery—"Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Dolls and Masks"

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Right: Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Untitled, ca. 1960–1962. Gelatin silver print. FAMSF, purchase with the John Pritzker Fund in support of the Department of Photography. Artwork © Estate of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

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