de Young Articles

George Washington
Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778–1860), George Washington, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 53.15.1Presenting the first blog post by communications intern Gauthier Melin.Next Monday, the United States will celebrate...
Shi Guorui photograph
The Chinese artist Shi Guorui produced this photograph of the Donner Pass by creating a pinhole camera obscura. The photographic method is just like the oatmeal container pinhole camera you might have made in grade school,...
Robert, Calvin, Martha, and William Scott and Mila, ca. 1843–1845
Regulars to the permanent galleries at the de Young will notice a new addition to Gallery 23 on the upper gallery level—the anonymous painting titled Robert, Calvin, Martha, and William Scott and Mila, ca. 1843–1845...
What is your background as an artist? My father's family (in Leone Village, Tutuila Island, US Territory of American Samoa) were architects, shipbuilders, and tapa (barkcloth) painters, also my grandmother and great...
Starry Night Over the Rhone by Van Gogh
This past Monday, September 27, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco director John Buchanan and Musée d'Orsay president Guy Cogeval appeared once again on KQED's popular Forum radio program. This time they discussed Post-...
On Friday, September 17, in celebration of Mexico's bicentennial, the de Young is offering free admission to the permanent collection galleries from 5–8:45 pm in conjunction with Friday Nights at the de Young. In honor of...
Generally the de Young’s artist studio is the home of one artist and their process. Museum patrons can engage in a specific artist’s technique and area of expertise. For the month of September, four artists of the Kearny...
On August 19th, I sat down with current Artist-in-Residence, Alexandra Blum, to learn more about her artistic background and the connection between teaching and creating art. Ms. Blum strives to humanize the private...
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On July 15th, I sat down with current Artist-in-Residence, Jeanine Briggs, to learn more about her artistic background, the journey and inspiration behind her found object artwork, and the ideas that created the...

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