Art Talk Tuesday
Art Talk Tuesday is a 1 hour, docent led presentation on popular exhibits currently, and formerly shown at the de Young, Legion of Honor or Asian Art Museums of San Francisco.
Art Talk Tuesday is the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12pm.
Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire
Experience the ancient, mysterious city of Teotihuacan, the most visited archeological site in Mexico and home to the largest pyramids in the Americas. View mural paintings, ceramics, stone sculptures, monumental and ritual objects, and recent, never-before-seen archaeological discoveries in this docent lecture from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World
Experience an astonishing look at Classical sculpture swathed in their original vibrant colors. Ancient sculpture and architecture from Greece and Rom will be revealed as intended -- garishly colorful, richly ornamented, and full of life -- along with original sculptures from the Near East, Egypt, and other ancient civilizations.
Gustav Klimt: Dialogues with Auguste Rodin
Experience a unique dialogue between the masterpieces of Gustav Klimt and the Legion of Honor's Rodin collection. Rodin was the father of modern sculpture while Klimt was a groundbreaking painter and a founding member of the modernist Vienna Secession movement. Examine the diverse connections between Klimt and Rodin and their impact upon the art world with Victoria Kirby, a docent from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.