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Shimon Attie’s Sightings: The Ecology of an Art Museum is a multiple-channel, high-definition video installation that explores the relationship between works of art and museum visitors and staff. Attie’s particular...
Presented by  PG&EVisit Exhibition WebsiteMaya Lin: Systematic Landscapesis a major exhibition of new sculptures, drawings, and installations by renowned artist Maya Lin. In 1981, Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial...
Al Farrow’s current body of work continues to appropriate and reinterpret the traditional iconography of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religious institutions and beliefs, and their historic links to complex political,...
 The modern metropolis can be a site of sensory overload. A major contributor to the visual anarchy is the ubiquity of signs, signals, billboards, and video displays, all competing with each other for attention. It is not...
 FAMSF proudly presents an exhibition of a major new acquisition: two sets of monotypes by the American artist Richard Diebenkorn. Created over two days in 1975 with the artist Nathan Oliveira at Stanford University,...
Over the course of his meteoric career, Andy Warhol (1928–1987) used the medium of music to transform himself from fan, to record album designer, to producer, to celebrity night-clubber, to rock star. Warhol Live...
Bouquets to Art celebrates its 25th year in 2009! Bouquets to Art is the largest fundraiser held to benefit the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and one of the country’s premier floral events. In addition to the nearly...
Just as abstraction has played a vital role in the history of modernist painting and sculpture, so too has it found expression in works by leading photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Toward Abstraction...
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The past few years have marked a high point in the Fine Arts Museums’ acquisitions program, with many outstanding works of art joining the permanent collection. To showcase the highlights of our recent acquisitions, a small...

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