Friday Nights at the de Young: Modernist Movements
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Moses Hacmon, Faces of Water. Courtesy of the artist
Soundwave creates a modernist event with works that explore water, our most important natural resource, in conjunction with special exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection.
Inspired by the modernist-era sonic artists such as John Cage, Elliot Carter, and Igor Stravinsky, who reinterpreted music and created innovations that led to new ways of organizing and approaching harmonic, melodic, sonic, and rhythmic aspects of music, this evening's program will present artists and musicians who explore these notions and pay homage to modernism throughout the museum’s indoor and outdoor spaces.
MEDIATE presents San Francisco’s acclaimed biennial festival of innovative sound, art, and music. Each two-year season brings together multidisciplinary artists to investigate a new idea through sound that challenges the way you see, hear, and experience art and music.
Friday Nights at the de Young public programs are free of charge. Tickets are required to view permanent collection galleries and the special exhibitions.
The Season Sponsor of Friday Nights at the de Young is Hanson Bridgett. Additional support is provided by the San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums. The media sponsor is the San Francisco Bay Guardian.