Tag Archives: San Francisco

Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an impressive and wide ranging collection of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, decorative objects and archaeological artifacts spanning 6,000 years of human history. Famed for its holdings of the work of French sculptor Auguste Rodin in particular […]

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M.H. de Young Museum – San Francisco

The M.H. de Young Museum is the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier fine arts museum with a collection totaling more than 27,000 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings and decorative objects dating from 1670 to the present day.  Located at the heart of the city’s Golden Gate Park, the museum was established in 1895 and is […]

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Impressionists on the Water at the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

June 1, 2013 through October 13, 2013 – In honor of San Francisco’s hosting of the America’s Cup, the Legion of Honor invites viewers to embark on an artistic voyage with, “Impressionists on the Water,” a timely exhibition that explores the significant role sailing played in the lives of the French Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. Experience […]

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Richard Diebenkorn at the de Young Museum – San Francisco

June 22, 2013 through September 29, 2013 – “Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years – 1953 to 1966,” examines one of the most complex periods in the contemporary artist’s distinguished career, highlighting his shifting conceptions of abstraction and figuration through 131 paintings and works on paper.  This exhibition is the first to focus specifically on the […]

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Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis at the de Young Museum – San Francisco

January 26, 2013 through June 2, 2013 – The de Young Museum presents a selection of 35, seventeenth century Dutch Golden Age paintings on loan from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague, the first time in 30 years masterpieces from its prestigious collection including Vermeer’s famed “Girl with a Pearl Earring” (1665) have […]

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A Taste for Modernism at the de Young Museum – San Francisco

View 60 major Post Impressionist and Modernist works from MOMA New York’s William S. Paley Collection. Focused mainly on the renowned late 19th and early 20th century Parisian artists who redefined and expanded the perceptions of art generally, the exhibition features paintings, sculpture and drawings from the biggest and most beloved names in the Modernist […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]