Tag: de Young Museum

The City is open to closing JFK Drive

Two years ago, this month, Heather Miller was killed bicycling through Golden Gate Park. The tragedy was only the first…

3 months ago

Archaeological wonders in ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’

Art and artifacts excavated from Teotihuacan -- Mexico’s most significant archaeological site -- are on view at the de Young…

11 months ago

‘Maori Portraits’ grace de Young

Museum exhibit previews are rarely emotional, but a recent one for the de Young’s “Maori Portraits” show was an exception.…

1 year ago

de Young Museum show recalls seminal 1967 summer

The phrase “summer of love” seems to be everywhere in the Bay Area these days: adorning bus ads; at the…

1 year ago

An American road trip inspired Ed Ruscha works

Painter and photographer Ed Ruscha is known for his gas-station pictures and word paintings as well as pop, conceptual, romantic,…

2 years ago

Oscar de la Renta created designs to make women feel lovely

Quite a bit about “Oscar de la Renta,” the first major retrospective of the acclaimed designer’s fashions now on view…

2 years ago

100 years: de Young showcases works of art not seen together since the 1915 SF world’s fair

Along San Francisco’s northern waterfront in 1915, thousands of residents and visitors admired such works of art as Claude Monet’s…

3 years ago

J.M.W. Turner’s radical masterworks grace ‘Painting Set Free’

Joseph Mallord William Turner created staggeringly luminous paintings – mythological, historical and natural landscapes gleaming with sunlight or misty with…

3 years ago