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Louise Nevelson's life (1899–­1988) and work are a story in sculpture. The story is a weaving together and intermingling of several histories: her personal history as a woman artist, the history of Jewish migration to this...
Renowned Santa Fe collector Sandy Besser has assembled an extraordinary array of objects in almost every conceivable medium. This exhibition features a selection of his finest objects, drawn from three major collection areas...
This exhibition features selected masterpieces from the Fine Arts Museums' extraordinary collection of Turkmen carpets and tent trappings from Central Asia. More than 40 examples are on view in the Textile Gallery, almost...
San Francisco-based artist Lynn Hershman Leeson is a pioneer in new media, and her Internet-based works have won her much acclaim. For No Body Special, part of the Collection Connections program, she creates an...
Gilbert & George put themselves at the center of their artwork. Identifying as “living sculptures” in art and daily life, they eliminate the distinction between artist and art. They began their career together with a...
A photographer associated with the American Arts and Crafts movement, Edwin Hale Lincoln self-published an extensive photographic study of New England wildflowers, a 20-year project that culminated in 1914 with 400 plates...
 de Young Artist StudioArtist Rosanna Raymond, a New Zealand-born Pacific Islander of Samoan descent, will choose treasures from the de Young's permanent collection as reference points for investigating museum space as a...
For nearly two decades, New York artist Jane Hammond has been using a fixed lexicon of 276 images to create paintings and works on paper, both flat and three-dimensional, that layer prints, photocopies, and photographs...
 de Young Artist StudioIn an unusual new program, Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols has been commissioned to be Artist-in-Residence at Large at the de Young this spring. Since January, Nichols has been making work in and around...
Chihuly at the de Young is an exploration of the groundbreaking artwork of Dale Chihuly. From the Mille Fiori (a 56-foot garden of glass) to the Saffron Tower (a 30-foot neon sculpture), this...

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