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Anderson Gallery of Graphic Art Exhibition History

The Anderson Gallery of Contemporary Graphic Art features selections from the Anderson Collection in regularly scheduled exhibitions. Originally unveiled at the Legion of Honor in 1997, the gallery was moved to the de Young in 2005, where it now enhances the museum's exhibitions through a rotating display of works of art on paper.

At the de Young:

June 3, 2017–May 27, 2018
Coming Together: Artistic Traditions of the Quilt and the Print

November 5, 2016–June 25, 2017
Frank Stella’s Prints

July 16–October 23, 2016
Paulson Bott Press: Celebrating Twenty Years

January 16–July 10, 2016
Printed Stories

October 10, 2015–January 10, 2016
Prints at the Fair

April 25–October 4, 2015
Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition

September 13, 2014–April 19, 2015
Celebrating the Spectrum: Highlights from the Anderson Collection

February 14–September 7, 2014
“A book like hundred flower garden”: Walasse Ting’s 1¢ Life

July 13, 2013–February 9, 2014
Modeled Bodies

February 23–July 7, 2013
Mapping the Contemporary Print: Selections from the Anderson Collection

October 20, 2012–February 17, 2013
Crown Point Press at Fifty

July 7–October 14, 2012
Chuck Close and Crown Point Press: Prints and Processes

January 28–July 1, 2012
New Dimensions: Prints and Multiples from the Anderson Collection

July 30, 2011–January 22, 2012
Surface Tension: Contemporary Prints from the Anderson Collection

February 19–July 17, 2011
Rupert Garcia: The Magnolia Editions Projects 1991–2011

July 17, 2010–January 30, 2011
Pat Steir: After Hokusai, After Hiroshige

March 20–July 4, 2010
I Keep Foolin’ Around: William T. Wiley as Printmaker

October 17, 2009–March 7, 2010
Conceptual Color: Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt

June 6–October 4, 2009
Remembering Rauschenberg: The Artist’s Prints

January 24–May 24, 2009
Richard Diebenkorn: The Stanford Monotypes

September 13, 2008–January 11, 2009
Martin Puryear Prints

May 3–August 31, 2008
Jane Hammond: Paper Work

January 26–April 20, 2008
Contemporary American Monotypes: Selections from the Anderson Graphic Arts Collection

September 29, 2007–January 6, 2008
Celebrating a Centennial: Contemporary Printers at CCA

March 17–September 16, 2007
Guise: Recent Prints by Deborah Oropallo

September 17, 2006–March 4, 2007
Since 2001: Recent Prints by Ed Ruscha

February 25–August 27, 2006
Crown Point Press: The Art of Etching

October 15, 2005–February 12, 2006
Jasper Johns: 45 Years of Master Prints

At the Legion of Honor:

March 13–July 18, 2004
Photo Image in American Prints 1960s-1980s

October 18, 2003–February 8, 2004
William Bailey: Prints and Drawings, 1973-2003

May 31–September 28, 2003
Black and White: Prints from the 1970s and 1980s

January 25–May 18, 2003
Big Prints: Contemporary American Graphic Art, 1967-2000

December 21, 2002–February 9, 2003
Hard Edge: Abstract Prints from Albers to Held

January 19–April 28, 2002
Richard Diebenkorn: Clubs and Spades

May 12–October 7, 2001
Acquisition of an Archive: The Graphic Works of Ed Ruscha

January 27–May 6, 2001
Prints in Bloom

October 7–December 31, 2000
An American Focus: The Anderson Graphic Arts Collection (held in the Legion of Honor Temporary Exhibition Galleries)

February 5–May 28, 2000
Legendary Lithography: Prints from ULAE

September 25, 1999–January 23, 2000
Richard Diebenkorn: 41 Etchings Drypoints

June 5–September 19, 1999
Claes Oldenburg: Prints and Multiples

February 6–April 25, 1999
Robert Motherwell’s A la pintura

May 6–August 23, 1998
Contemporary Screenprints

January 31–April 26, 1998
Contemporary Portraits

May 31–September 14, 1997
Roy Lichtenstein Prints from Gemini G.E.L.

February 8–May 18, 1997
Celebrating the Anderson Graphic Arts Collection: A Focus of Thirty Years on American Print Production