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Ed Ruscha and the Great American West

Herbst Exhibition Galleries
July 16, 2016October 9, 2016

Ed Ruscha and the Great American West includes 99 works that reveal the artist’s engagement with the American West and its starring role in our national mythology. This exclusive exhibition has been organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and celebrates the career of one of the world’s most influential and critically acclaimed artists.

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Presenting Sponsor: Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Exhibitions. Curator’s Circle: Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund and The Harris Family. Supporter’s Circle: Anonymous, Mr. David Fraze and Mr. Gary Loeb, Shelby and Frederick Gans, Peggy and Richard Greenfield, and Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer. 

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications and Gagosian Gallery.

Presenting Events Sponsor: Gagosian Gallery.

The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Ed Ruscha, Standard Station, 1966

Ed Ruscha, Standard Station, 1966. Color screenprint, 25 5/8 x 40 in. Published by Audrey Sabol, Villanova, PA. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, Mrs. Paul L. Wattis Fund, 2000.131.5.1 © Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha and the Great American West

Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition

October 17, 2015January 11, 2016

The year 2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The grand exposition covered 76 city blocks and boasted national and international pavilions showcasing innovation, industry, and the arts.

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This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

President's Circle

Benefactor's Circle

Supporter's Circle

Marianne H. Peterson

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications.

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Jules Guérin, Panoramic View of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1913

Jules Guérin, Panoramic View of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1913. Watercolor and opaque watercolor over graphite on paper. Collection of the Exploratorium, San Francisco

Edwin Deakin, Palace of Fine Arts and the Lagoon, ca. 1915. Oil on canvas. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, long-term loan from the California Department of Finance

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