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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...
Australian artist Timothy Horn plays with sugar, scale, and the legend of Alma Spreckels in his reinterpretation of historical decorative arts from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. As part of the Collections...
Best known as a sculptor, Martin Puryear has returned in recent years to an exploration of printmaking, masterfully rendering his three-dimensional ideas into print. He uses the flexibility of the printmaking process to...
A photograph is under no obligation to present visual proof or even visual truth. Its appearance is the product of myriad choices on the part of the photographer. The works in this exhibition explore those choices made by...
Shimon Attie’s Sightings: The Ecology of an Art Museum is a multiple-channel, high-definition video installation that explores the relationship between works of art and museum visitors and staff. Attie’s particular...
Presented by WachoviaVisit Exhibition WebsiteAsian | American | Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900–1970presents the work of artists of Asian ancestry who lived and worked in the United States. This exhibition...
Presented by  PG&EVisit Exhibition WebsiteMaya Lin: Systematic Landscapesis a major exhibition of new sculptures, drawings, and installations by renowned artist Maya Lin. In 1981, Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial...
Al Farrow’s current body of work continues to appropriate and reinterpret the traditional iconography of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religious institutions and beliefs, and their historic links to complex political,...

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