Paris in the Age of Impressionism

At the end of the twentieth century, Paris’ magnificent Gare d’Orsay train station was transformed into a great museum, the Musee d’Orsay. Nearly a century before the d’Orsay was remodeled, the city of Paris was transformed by the Baron  ...

Charles LeDray, Sculpture 1989-2002

San Francisco Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 25 - April 6, 2003 Charles LeDray, an autodidact, is a sculptor who works in miniature, with a degree of precision and skill that makes the word "awesome" meaningful again.  ...

Before Expressionism: Art in Germany circa 1903

Curatorial intern Adrian Sudhalter has chosen five paintings, mounted in the foyer to the Before Expressionism exhibition, around which she organizes the entire exhibition. Each work contains a mix of aesthetic elements, demonstrating both common basis in and divergence  ...

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting

The work of German painter Gerhard Richter now commands the highest prices of any living artist, but, even so, the body of his work presents a formidable challenge to the viewer. It is at once deeply rooted in the  ...

Ellsworth Kelly in San Francisco

Ellsworth Kelly stands in the top tier of twentieth century American artists, but beyond the broad label of "modernist," he doesn't fit easily into any one category. He's a maverick who found his own way to express his vision  ...