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Open Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Arnold Genthe photographed images of San Francisco on April 18, 1906.
By Karin Breuer and Victoria Binder
Chiura Obata was one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most influential artists.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard
The clothes in Kahlo's wardrobe teach the modern eye something new about the artist herself.
By Circe Henestrosa
The effects the “beautiful city” on Kahlo and her art.
By Gannit Ankori
On Thursday, February 13, Eyal Weizman of Forensic Architecture had his travel authorization to the United States revoked due to an “algorithm” that identified him as a security threat.
By Claudia Schmuckli and Thomas P. Campbell
Rainbow Sign was located at 2640 Grove Street in Berkeley and was active between 1971–1977.
By Lauren Palmor
In 1970, ten billboards went up across Oakland and Berkeley. The artist never explicitly stated their meaning.
Paintings conservator Tricia O’Regan outlines her process for preparing The Hero for its first public display in decades.
By Tricia O’Regan
In 1968 – 1969, the exhibition A Photographic Essay on the Black Panthers drew 100,000 visitors.
Tissot’s most personally meaningful work was as a visionary religious artist.
By Melissa Buron
James Tissot: Fashion + Faith is the first major reassessment of Tissot’s career in over 20 years.
By Anthea Callen
James Tissot grew up in a household attuned to fashion.
By Justine De Young