Tag: de Young Museum

Monet as modernist: Impressionist master changes style in final years

Having helped change how artists depicted the world in the late 1800s, premier French impressionist Claude Monet began pushing boundaries…

1 month ago

Gauguin’s changing styles reflect a spiritual journey

Paul Gauguin, the French post-impressionist painter and rule-breaker whose flattened imagery, bold colors and Polynesian subjects significantly influenced modern art,…

3 months ago

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…

10 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…

1 year 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.…

2 years 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…

2 years 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,…

3 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…

3 years ago