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Bay Area Artists Consider the de YoungOrganized by guest curator Glen Helfand, this exhibition explores the changing role of the museum in society, focusing specifically on the de Young. Museum Pieces will consist of 18...
Turkmen Carpets from The Widersperg CollectionThis important collection of Central Asian carpets and textiles was donated to the Fine Arts Museums by Wolfgang and Gisela Wiedersperg in 1997. The Wiedersperg collection...
Recent AcquisitionsToday's white wedding dress, a symbol of innocence, purity, and new beginnings, became a firmly established Western tradition by the late 19th century. Using rich and splendid materials as well as the...
This exhibition of views of San Francisco, drawn from the permanent collections of the Fine Arts Museum, celebrates the 150th anniversary of the founding of the city. Depicted and reflected here are many of the landmarks...
Famous for his landmark nylon-shrouded assemblages from the 1950s and 1960s and as a leading independent post-war era filmmaker, Bruce Conner has explored painting, drawing, collage, photography, sculpture, and...
This exhibition showcases 11 groundbreaking, large-scale woodcuts created between 1952 and 1963 by the original, independent, and often controversial American artist Leonard Baskin. A renowned sculptor, printmaker, and...
This exhibition, which features a richly varied selection of costumes and textiles from South America, Africa, and Asia, illustrates the many ways in which individual cultures have expressed their distinctive aesthetics...
In 1933 the promising career of the young Berlin artist John Gutmann (1905-1998), a painter and art instructor, was abruptly suspended. Realizing that there was no future for him in Germany, Gutmann sought a new beginning...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco host the first major exhibition devoted to the life and works of Edward Hicks, a 19th-century Quaker minister and painter, whose interpretations of The Peaceable Kingdom are among...
The first major retrospective of Chiura Obata's work since 1977, this exhibition presents 100 of the renowned Bay Area artist's sumi-e (Japanese ink and brush paintings), large-scale scrolls, and color woodblock prints,...

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