de Young Articles

Aspiration
Love Letters from the Harlem Renaissance tells the story of the relationship between Alta Sawyer Douglas and her husband, Harlem Renaissance painter Aaron Douglas. Catch Me Bird’s C. Derrick Jones, the great nephew of...
Splatter painting
Week four of the de Young Summer Art Camp featured the theme The Power of Painting . Guest blogger Alida Jekabson visited the studios in the tower to report on the young artists’ emerging...
Group
Guest-blogger Ashley Harris takes us into the world of "Totally Totems," the theme of week three at the de Young Summer Art Camp. Last week, the art studios in the de Young’s tower were bustling with activity that...
Keith1
The year 2012 represents a milestone for Chuck Close, the Crown Point Press, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s works on paper department, the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts. Chuck Close and Crown Point...
Drawing
Week two of the de Young’s Summer Art Camp featured the theme Drawn to Drawing . Guest blogger Kelsey Linton draws us into the exciting world of lines, shapes, and shading as we catch up with...
Summer Camp Week 1
The de Young's annual Summer Art Camp has begun! Each week throughout the summer, we'll be sharing posts about the amazing activities and artworks our creative campers are doing. Here's the scoop...
Babble
De Young Artist Fellows Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth are artists-in-residence this month in the Artist Studio. They are working on completing the third monumental tapestry in their triptych entitled The Conflicts...
Arctic Influences
The influence of a variety of non-western cultures can be seen throughout the collections featured in The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. Tonight at Friday Nights at the de...
Men in Lace
This weekend San Francisco (and the world) celebrates gay pride with rainbows, parades, love, and equality. What better way to ring in the revelry than with a visit to The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the...
Two Views
The corset looms large in special exhibitions at both the de Young and the Legion of Honor. Jean Paul Gaultier, the subject of the de Young's  The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk...

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