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American Art Articles

The modestly sized oil-on-canvas Seawall (1957) is one of six paintings and hundreds of works on paper by Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993) in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Diebenkorn was...
Part of Virtual Bouquets to Art. Join Lauren for a live talk on Friday, June 5.
At the de Young museum many of the objects on view tell us about California history, which is the focus of our fourth-grade visit. When at the museum, students closely observe Native American baskets, landscapes, portraits,...
Chiura Obata (1885–1975) was one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most influential, respected, and beloved artists. Throughout his life, and particularly in times of great adversity, he found inspiration in what he termed “...