Legion of Honor Articles

Marie Claire de Croy and Child
In preperation for the exhibition Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave at the Legion of Honor, artist Isabelle de Borchgrave created five new works inspired by paintings in the European paintings...
Arthur Szyk: The Scribe
The Scribe, 1927. Transparent and opaque watercolor. Collection of Irvin UngarTake a break over the holidays to look closely at Arthur Szyk’s miniature paintings and modern illuminations at the Legion of Honor. Don’...
Installation of Japanese Books in the Reva and David Logan Gallery of Illustrated BooksGo behind the scenes at the Legion of Honor as paper conservators prepare and install 37 rare Japanese books for the exhibition ...
The Wave, 2005, by Kay Sekimachi
In 2005, Bay Area artist Kay Sekimachi gifted the museum a seminal work, a miniature book—The Wave. The Wave comes from her series of accordion books that were inspired by the Japanese artist Hokusai prints...
The Absinthe Drinkers, 1881
Visitors to the exhibition Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d'Orsay can get a look at one of the Fine Arts Museum's newest acquisitions, The Absinthe Drinkers (Les buveurs d'absinthe...
Last Friday, ArtPoint hosted a ghoulish costume gala at the Legion of Honor. Hundreds of art enthusiasts braved the Richmond fog to dance the night away in tribute to Halloween and the opening of Very Postmortem: Mummies and...
the mummy of Irethorrou gets CT scanned
I recently got to tag along as the mummy of Irethorrou was transported from Stockton's Haggin Museum to the de Young's conservation lab, in preparation for a journey down to Stanford University Medical Center for a CT scan....

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