deYoung Articles

In conjunction with Vivienne Westwood: 36 Years in FashionIn the late 1980s Vivienne Westwood reintroduced the corset, transforming it from restrictive underwear into fashionable outerwear. Her revival of the corset may...
In her recent work, Deborah Oropallo (b. 1954) deconstructs and enhances images to investigate the seduction and power that is evoked by gesture and pose. Oropallo layers images of contemporary women in provocative...
Connections GalleryBeijing-based artist Shi Guorui (b. 1964) uses early photographic technologies to create large-scale pinhole photographs and photograms. To capture his iconic sites, Shi Guorui constructs a camera obscura...
Enrico Donati (b. 1909) is perhaps the last living Surrealist artist closely associated with the movement’s acknowledged leader, André Breton. He was a key figure in the community of European expatriate artists in World...
Channel your inner fashionista! See photos from our Friday Night Fashion Photo Booth »The cool glamour, spare elegance, and iconic style of the late Mrs. Thomas L. Kempner, one of the most renowned members of the Best-...
The extraordinary 30-year career of Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948) is celebrated in this retrospective of more than 100 luminous photographs, made from 1976 to the present. This presentation, in an installation designed by...
The de Young presents an exhibition of the work of Peter Max in conjunction with the community celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love. The exhibition features fifty works by Max. As a prolific, multi-...
Download the Chim PodTour! Join exhibition curator Robert Flynn Johnson in an in-depth look at Chim's life and work.Chim PodTour MP3 (18.9MB)Enhanced Chim PodTour with images M4A (29.2MB)Chim, like Robert Capa, was a...
Contemporary artist Michael Arcega reinterprets the Oceanic collections at the de Young with Homing Pidgin, a Collection Connections exhibition. Arcega is known for sculpture and installations that revolve around...
Louise Nevelson's life (1899–­1988) and work are a story in sculpture. The story is a weaving together and intermingling of several histories: her personal history as a woman artist, the history of Jewish migration to this...

Pages