On view in Gallery 14: Elizabeth Catlett, Stepping Out, 2000. Laminated mahogany. Museum purchase, The Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Art Fund Inc., Beta Upsilon Boulé–Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, The Links Incorporated–San Francisco Chapter, Fine Arts Museums Tribute Funds, Ms. Del M. Anderson and Mr. John Handy, Mrs. Marguerite Archer, Rena Merritt Bancroft PhD, Ms. Jo-Ann Beverly, Rev. “J” Edgar Boyd, Mrs. Mary Pat Cress, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Geist, Maxwell C. and Frankie Jacobs Gillette, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Johnson Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lathan, Mr. and Mrs. Terry E. Perucca, and Dr. Alma Ribbs, 1999.199
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In celebration of Black History Month and the significant contributions that people of African descent continue to make in the art world, the Fine Arts Museums are pleased to present Visions, a film series organized by scholar Nashormeh Lindo. The first session showcases three artists whose works are currently on view in the permanent collection.
This second session, on March 3, features women of African heritage in honor of Women’s History Month.
Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpting the Truth (28 min.)
Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt (28 min.)
Betye and Alison Saar: Conjure Women of the Arts (28 min.)
African Art, Women, History: The Luba People at the Center of Africa (28 min.)