California College of the Arts (CCA) drew 358 supporters to its San Francisco campus for a celebration benefiting CCA student scholarships and honoring Wayne Thiebaud, one of California’s greatest artists and educators.
Artist Kara Walker was recently honored with the SFMOMA Contemporary Vision Award, at a dinner organized by the Modern Art Council, and attended by museum supporters and artists.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco brings us Urs Fischer’s transformative and contemporary sculptures…
Ed Ruscha’s exhibition “Ed Ruscha and the Great American West”, can be seen for the first time at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco July 16 through October 9.
George Lucas was recently honored by the San Francisco Museum of Art’s Modern Art Council with the museum’s 14th annual Bay Area Treasure Award, an annual lifetime-achievement award recognizing Bay Areaâ€“based artists and cultural leaders who continually redefine the field of visual art.
The 2013 showing of artMRKT in San Francisco opened to a staggering 6,000 guests in May, and had to turn away 500, raising approximately $30,000 for artMRKT beneficiary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s New Acquisition Fund.
Following the presentation of the 2013 ArtCare Award for Excellence in Civic Arts Patronage awarded to Mrs. Diane B. Wilsey, on behalf of the San Francisco Arts Commission and San Francisco Art Dealers Association, the Opening Night Preview Benefit provided guests with first access to the artwork, elegant catering (including specialty cocktails courtesy of Diageo), as well as a fantastic performance by the SF Jazz High School All-Stars Combo.
Among numerous Opening Night sales, Brian Gross Fine Art sold a major Robert Arneson self-portrait bronze for $200,000, and Alex Meyerovich Gallery reported the sale of a David Hockney lithograph for $65,000.
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