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Monet as modernist: Impressionist master changes style in final years

Having helped change how artists depicted the world in the late 1800s,…

 

Gauguin’s changing styles reflect a spiritual journey

Paul Gauguin, the French post-impressionist painter and rule-breaker whose flattened imagery, bold…

 

The City is open to closing JFK Drive

Two years ago, this month, Heather Miller was killed bicycling through Golden…

 

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

Art and artifacts excavated from Teotihuacan -- Mexico’s most significant archaeological site…

‘Maori Portraits’ grace de Young

Museum exhibit previews are rarely emotional, but a recent one for the…

de Young Museum show recalls seminal 1967 summer

The phrase “summer of love” seems to be everywhere in the Bay…

An American road trip inspired Ed Ruscha works

Painter and photographer Ed Ruscha is known for his gas-station pictures and…

Oscar de la Renta created designs to make women feel lovely

Quite a bit about “Oscar de la Renta,” the first major retrospective…

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…

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner created staggeringly luminous paintings – mythological, historical and…

Masterworks from Scotland on view in 'Botticelli to Braque'

Scotland's population is smaller than that of Houston or Philadelphia, says Michael…

Politics permeate Keith Haring works at de Young

Keith Haring, the 1980s art star who captured the energy of the…

Friedkin captures 1970s gay life in fine art photos

When photo essayist Anthony Friedkin elected to spend 18 months capturing the…

Meyerhoffs’ modern masterpieces come to de Young

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is renovating some of…

Big ideas in O’Keeffe’s small pictures

Anyone familiar with reproductions of Georgia O’Keeffe’s looming close-ups of flowers, fruits…

Rose Mandel’s experiments show roots of modernist pioneer

“Errand of the Eye: Photographs of Rose Mandel,” an exhibition of some…

The stunning boldness of Bulgari

The fact that Roman jeweler Bulgari has a strong glitterati following becomes…

Fall Preview: From Bulgari to Hockney

Jewels, pop culture, cinema and paintings by masters fill museums, while galleries…

Vatican's ethnic art spans many cultures

Visitors to the de Young Museum dazzled by glamorous exhibits featuring famed…

Diebenkorn retrospective explores Berkeley period

Richard Diebenkorn's blandly named "Berkeley #44" — and other paintings in a…