Posts Tagged ‘Balenciaga’

OMG, It’s Balenciaga and Spain at Your de Young Museum! Why Did Gwyneth Travel So Far To See It?

Friday, April 1st, 2011

OMG, it’s Balenciaga and Spain at your de Young Museum.

(Did you know that the de Young’s the fourth-busiest museum in America? Well, per the Los Angeles Times, it is. Hurray! [Man-splaining Mode = OFF])

Anyway, I can’t begin to tell you how little I know about Balenciaga or Spain, but I do know that Gwyneth Paltrow trekked all the way up to the 415 just to see it. So why don’t you check it out as well?

From the catalogue – strike a pose, Cristóbal:

It all ends on July 4th, 2011

See you there!

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Announce Plans for 2011 – Lots Coming from the de Young and Legion Museums

Friday, January 7th, 2011

See you after the jump for all the deets.

“San Francisco, January 2011––John E. Buchanan, Jr., the director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, announces a diverse roster of upcoming exhibitions in 2011 at the de Young and Legion of Honor.  Dates are subject to change. For access to the most current schedule of exhibitions, please consult the FAMSF website”

And here’s a sneak peek:

Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Dora Maar, 1937, Oil on canvas, Musée National Picasso, Paris, Photo: Jean-Gilles Berizzi/Réunion des Musée Nationaux/Art Resource, New York, © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

All the deets: