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Legion of Honor

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Bernini’s Medusa is in San Francisco. Go and behold her.

Musei Capitolini in Rome has lent San Francisco one of their greatest treasures, the remarkable Baroque masterpiece “The Medusa” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680), one of art history’s finest and most productive sculptors and a virtuoso in Italian Baroque art and architecture. She was bestowed by a Cardinal to Rome in 1734 somewhat worn for

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Fiction becomes Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave

Legion of Honor Opened February 5, 2011 – June 5, 2011 Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave is a painter by training, but textile and costume are her muses. Working in collaboration with leading costume historians and young...

Friday, November 6th, 2009

CSI Meets King Tut: San Francisco Legion of Honor

Mummies have never been my thing. Seeing dead people wrapped up in dry dust clothes seems a bit freaky to me. But I went to a new exhibition at the Legion of Honor that really gave me...

Friday, July 10th, 2009

John Baldessari Print Retrospective at the Legion of Honor

Director of the de Young and the Legion of Honor, John Buchanan, brings the fabulous work of John Baldessari to San Francisco. The print retrospective includes over 100 prints that span the four decades of Baldessari’s post-painting...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Museum Madness in the Bay Area

Warhol Live is closing and Mother’s Day FREE entrances to various Bay Area Museums! Warhol Live at the de Young closes in a few weeks on Sunday, May 17!  There are a few special Warhol Friday Nights...

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Artistic Luxury Exhibit in San Francisco, Plus Behind the Scenes in St. Petersburg, Russia

In the year 1900, at the International Exhibition in Paris, three world-renowned designers of luxury objects, Fabergé, Lalique, and Tiffany, were brought together for the first time. The event was meant to celebrate the technological and artistic...

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Frida, Women Impressionists, Chihuly, 944

Museums overflow in excellence! SFMOMA re-introduces us to Frida Kahlo, that icon of expressive, surrealist sufferings. Then over at the Legion of Honor, we take a fascinating look at Women Impressionists. Try to name 3. I bet...