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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Exquisite Nature: 20 Masterpieces of Chinese Paintings (14th–18th c.)

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
March 2nd - November 1st
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The Asian Art Museum presents 20 masterpieces of Chinese paintings from 14th to 18th centuries, representing the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. The exhibition features several extremely rare works by the great masters of Chinese painting including Ni Zan (1301–1374). Broad in subject, style and geographical representation, the artworks show variations of themes such as landscape, bird-and-flower, country...   [more]

Opening: March 2nd   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sanaz Mazinani: Threshold

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
March 27th - May 3rd
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Sanaz Mazinani: Threshold features a new site-specific installation by the dynamic San Francisco artist, whose work—primarily photography, video and large-scale installation—explores the conceptual and formal frames of photography, especially as they relate to digital culture and the interplay of perception and representation. Threshold is an ambitious project comprising a video set w...   [more]

Opening: March 27th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Barbara Vaughn: On the Surface

Dolby Chadwick Gallery    union square/civic center
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
415-956-3560
http://www.dolbychadwickgallery.com
May 7th - May 30th
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Barbara Vaughn On the Surface May 7 - 30, 2015 Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce On the Surface, an exhibition of new photographs by Barbara Vaughn. Over the past several years, Vaughn has travelled the world, deftly capturing the surface reflections on different bodies of water and, in the process, exploring the parameters of vision and cognition. By zooming in on her subject ma...   [more]

Opening: May 7th   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: A Major Minority 2015

1AM Gallery    soma
1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-861-5089
http://www.1amgallery.com
April 2nd - April 22nd
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1AM is pleased to present, “A Major Minority”, opening on April 2nd, from 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Curated by San Francisco-based artist Poesia, “A Major Minority” is a survey of 20 Othercontemporary Urban Artists. Prepare to experience an international sampling of artworks that reveal the overall character of urban art and its relationship to the public as well as the contemporary art world. According to Poesia,...   [more]

Opening: April 2nd   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: directions given – directions taken #2

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
May 13th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added 5 days ago

directions given – directions taken invites 24 people to design instructions or parameters for the creation of new artworks. Each participant writes a prompt and receives a prompt, to be interpreted and enacted at one of six evening performances. The series creates a daisy chain of directions given and directions taken, with the first person to issue instructions returning on the final evening t...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: directions given – directions taken #1

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
April 8th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added 5 days ago

directions given – directions taken invites 24 people to design instructions or parameters for the creation of new artworks. Each participant writes a prompt and receives a prompt, to be interpreted and enacted at one of six evening performances. The series creates a daisy chain of directions given and directions taken, with the first person to issue instructions returning on the final evening t...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mapping the Californian Ideology

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
March 28th 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Other added 5 days ago

A conversation about West Coast technological-libertarianism Join us for a discussion and group-think inspired by "The Californian Ideology," a 1995 essay by Richard Barbrook and Andy Cameron. The intimate conversation is led by Robby Herbst as preliminary research for New Games Revisited, a large-scale participatory project to be presented by Southern Exposure at an off-site location in October...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tapestries and Armor

Legion of Honor    marina/presidio
Clement St & 34th Ave, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-750-3600
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
January 17th - June 28th
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Tapestries and Armor is a permanent collection rotation featuring three tapestries from the Triumph of Seven Virtues series, from the Museum’s textiles holdings, along with two suits of armor from the collection of European decorative arts. The Triumph of the Seven Virtues exemplifies the use of allegory in Renaissance tapestry traditions. Woven in Brussels around 1535, the seven tapestries repres...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd A Princely Pursuit: The Malcolm D. Gutter Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain

Legion of Honor    marina/presidio
Clement St & 34th Ave, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-750-3600
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
December 13th, 2014 - August 30th
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A collection of rare Asian and European porcelain with royal roots travels to San Francisco for display at the Legion of Honor. A Princely Pursuit will present approximately 100 significant pieces of early Meissen porcelain from the collection of Malcolm D. Gutter, all promised gifts to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Founded in 1710 near Dresden, Germany, the Meissen manufactory was the...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

Legion of Honor    marina/presidio
Clement St & 34th Ave, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-750-3600
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
March 14th - July 19th
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Rosekrans Court, Special Exhibition Galleries 20B–F Explore the glamour and sophistication of one of the world’s preeminent costume collections. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. High Style, presented exclusively on the West Coast at the Legion of Honor, provides a rare opportunity to view the e...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Curator Lecture: J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free, by Esther Bell

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
May 14th 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lecture added 5 days ago

Dr. Esther Bell, is the Curator-in-Charge of European Painting at FAMSF. Dr. Bell received her doctorate from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. She joined the Fine Arts Museums in September 2014 after two years at the Cincinnati Art Museum where she was curator of European painting, drawing, and sculpture. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum,...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Joseph Mallord William Turner: Painting Set Free

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
June 20th - September 20th
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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) was one of the greatest British artists of the nineteenth century. His paintings are revered for their spectacular effects of light and color, and have influenced generations of artists. His late work, created between 1835 and 1850, articu­lated a radical vision that was heedless of public reaction, and explored such themes as the rise and fa...   [more]

Opening: June 20th   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Bouquets to Art

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
April 14th - April 19th
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The Bay Area welcomes spring each year with this popular weeklong exhibition featuring unique art and floral mash-ups where floral designers create arrangements that pay tribute to and draw inspiration from the works in the de Young’s permanent collections. Throughout the week, visitors can participate in floral demonstrations by prominent designers, hands-on art activities for children, ca...   [more]

Opening: April 14th   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Religion, Imagery, and Cloth: Lao-Tai Textile Traditions

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
January 10th - July 5th
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Religion, Imagery, and Cloth: Lao-Tai Textile Traditions features a collection of ritual costumes and textiles made by the Tai people of Laos, which Ellison Banks Findly gave to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in 2013. Trained in Indological studies, Findly has been working in northern Laos, near the Vietnam border, since 2006. Her research focuses on the interplay between textile imagery and...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shaping Abstraction

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
February 1st - August 30th
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Drawn primarily from the Bay Area collections of Maurice and the late Harriet Gregg and of John Weeden and the late David Davies, this exhibition presents a selection of works by early to mid-20th-century American abstractionists. Many of these artists were associated with the New York–based American Abstract Artists group (AAA), which played a pivotal role in advancing the cause of abstraction...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
January 31st - July 5th
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This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art.Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art. The geographical breadth of the collection and th...   [more]



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