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Tag: de Young Museum

Michelle E. Fillmore paints to connect—and manage pandemic emotions

The Oakland photorealist's work depicts mystery, transformation, and the identity crisis imposed by our moment.

How do you represent Black and Latino communities at major museum shows?

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco started its Community Representatives program back in 1992 when it hosted an exhibit of the work of Henry Ossawa Tanner. But it...

Electrifying art of Black Power in ‘Soul of a Nation’

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 was organized by London’s Tate Museum and traveled to Arkansas, New York, and Los Angeles before coming...

At 85, a revered glassblower inspired by SF’s ‘Radiance’

Lino Tagliapietra became an apprentice glassblower in his hometown of Murano, Italy, at 11 years old and was given the title of Maestro when he was 21. He visited...

Monet’s late bloomers hold surprises at de Young

ART LOOKS Melissa Buron, director of the art division at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco says it’s fitting that the show Monet: The Late Years (through May 27) arrived at...

Black Panthers, today: A 1968 photo series exploring the activists’ humanity finds significance in 2019

How is the humanity of activists obscured to discredit their movement? San Francisco Art Institute explores the question in “Vanguard Revisited: Poetic Politics & Black Futures”, (opens Tue/22) a...

Photographer Wesaam Al-Badry: from ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ to Camp Fire

At the refugee camp where he lived with his family after the Gulf War broke out in their native Iraq, Wesaam Al-Badry thought the photojournalists who came to the...

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers' Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Shopping, and City Living, please visit...

Touching down on ‘Planet Celadon’

ART LOOKS The video and dance performance coming to the Asian Art Museum, Planet Celadon: Our Receiver Is Operating, features scuba gestures, air traffic signals, Busby Berkeley-style dancers with vases...

Fake news and viral lies: de Young show and panel examine propaganda

“Propaganda can be as important as petroleum. The heart, too, must have its combustibles; the engine that is man must be stocked with hatreds.”  --Columbia University’s Institute for Propaganda...