Posts Tagged ‘Olmec’

OMG, It’s Olmec on Market, Larger Than Life! See de Young Museum’s “Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico” by May 8th

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Scratch that. Subsitute “Life-Sized” for “Larger Than Life.”

(We* regret the error.)

Anyway, it’s Olmec, baby!

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*Sometimes, before I go to work, I like to imagine I’m a big-city newspaper editor with a team of minions at my disposal instead of just being Just Another Blogger. Isn’t that funny?

Contemplating the Richmond District for a Price That’s Right – Visit the de Young Museum’s Hamon Tower

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Our de Young Museum, now with Olmec, doesn’t charge you a dime to ride up their ‘vater to check out the view from the Hamon Tower.

Hurray! You ought to check it out, on a dreaded sunny day.

This could be you. Looking northward, ever northward:

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OMG, Go See “Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico” Right Now at Our de Young Museum!

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Have you heard about the big new exhibit at our de Young MuseumOlmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico?

All the deets are at The Richmond Blog right now, no waiting.

Now, some of these things are biiiig. Check it.

And here’s a close-up of one of the heads, always with the heads:

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All right see you there!

Ever more deets, after the jump


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: