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  ...

Masters of Venice, SF

"Allegory of Mars, Venus and Cupid," by Paris Paschalinus Bordone, ca. 1560, oil on canvasPicture courtesy of the deYoung Museum Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power from Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum de Young Museum, San  ...

Pissarro’s People, SF

"Jeanne Pissarro, Called Minette, Sitting in the Garden, Pontoise"Oil on canvas, circa 1872. Private collection.Image © 2011 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 'Pissarro’s People' Paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media and gouaches by Camille PissarroLegion of Honor, San Francisco  ...