Objects of Belief, de Young Museum, SF

Quetzalcoatl, Mexico, (Aztec), Late Postclassic (1350 – 1521 CE), Stone, 101536. Photo © Vatican Museum Objects of Belief from the Vatican: Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas de Young Museum, San Francisco Feb. 9 to Sept.  ...

Royal Treasures from the Louvre, SF

Miniature portrait of Louis XIV by Laurent Tessier Montarsy. Oil painting, silver, and diamonds, ca. 17th century.©RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource NY/Jean-Gilles Berizzi ‘Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette’ Exhibiton of decorative arts from the Musée du Louvre  ...

The Radical Camera, SF and West Palm Beach

Erika Stone's "Lower Eastside Facade," 1947. Gelatin silver print ©Erika StoneCourtesy of the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio 'The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936–1951' Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, Oct. 11, 2012 – January 21, 2013 Norton  ...

The Paley Collection, de Young Museum, SF

Paul Gauguin. French (1848-1903). Washerwoman, Arles 1888. Oil on Burlap.The William S. Paley Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism The de Young Museum, San Francisco 9/15/12 – 12/30/12.  ...

The Cult of Beauty, SF

Frederic Leighton's "The Sluggard" (1885) on exhibit at San Francisco's Legion of HonorPhoto © by Emily S. Mendel The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900 Legion of HonorFine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFeb. 18 to June 17, 2012  ...