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deYoung Articles

LocationThe de Young museum is located at 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive in Golden Gate Park. Click here for a map.The ArchitectsPrimary Designer:Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland, and San Francisco,...
 Ed Ruscha was commissioned to create two large-scale paintings that flank his A Particular Kind of Heaven, 1983, which is in the museum’s collection, to form a spectacular, monumental triptych. Continuing the themes of the...
Kiki Smith’s large-scale sculpture Near, a gift of Dorothy and George Saxe and the Friends of New Art, reinterprets David, Joanna, and Abigail Mason (1670), attributed to the Freake-Gibbs Painter, a holding of the de Young’s...
In 2003, the Fine Arts Museums asked Andy Goldsworthy to develop a proposal for a site-specific work that could be incorporated into the new de Young Museum. Like the intersecting diagonals of Herzog & de Meuron’s design...
Commissioned for the de Young’s 2005 reopening is an installation by California artist James Turrell (b. 1943), best known for his visionary work with light. Created specifically for a grass-covered hill in the de Young’s...
For the opening of the new de Young in 2005, the Museums commissioned several leading contemporary artists to create site-specific works for the new building.For the de Young German artist Gerhard Richter produced a large-...
The de Young is closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.Open Tuesdays–Sundays, 9:30 am–5:15 pm.
Welcome to Club de Cultura! All visitors who purchase a ticket to the de Young’s Picasso: Masterpieces From the Musée National Picasso, Paris exhibition will receive a Club de Cultura card which entitles the holder...
Presenting PartnerGrand PatronJeannik Méquet LittlefieldMajor PatronsPenny and James George Coulter  San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums Diane B. WilseyPatronsAthena and Timothy Blackburn Ray and Dagmar Dolby...
Every month the museum invites artists to install and demonstrate their art form at the de Young. This interactive program enables visitors to meet artists and gives the artists an opportunity to work with the public....

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