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Episode 3: Let’s Get Emotional

What do you see? What do you feel? Art can make us experience a range of emotions. This is one way that we connect to a work of art. In this episode, join our museum ambassadors Andrea, Ankhilan, and De’Yani as they talk about artworks that bring out strong emotions in viewers.

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Diego Rivera, Two Women and a Child, 17th–18th centuries. Engraving, 5 x 3 1/8 in. (12.6 x 7.9 cm). © 2020 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 1926.122


Mel Ramos, Superman, 1962. Oil on canvas, 45 1/2 x 32 5/8 in. (115.6 x 82.9 cm). Art © Mel Ramos / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, 2004.2

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About Local Voices

Local Voices is a new podcast series from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco designed to celebrate art and Bay Area creativity. Local Voices highlights unique perspectives from Bay Area visual artists, musicians, scholars, community leaders, and thinkers aimed to reframe exhibitions and collections through relevant and local narratives. Through these diverse access points, we welcome the Bay Area community and beyond to engage in meaningful and inspiring narratives.