Art Talk Tuesday

Art Talk Tuesday is a one 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 in the Council Chambers.

June 11
Timeless Traditions: Expressions of the Divine in Indian Art

Discover the vast array of Indian art through its major belief systems in this presentation from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.  Explore the artist styles of Indian art through the prism of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.

July 9
Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin

Dive deep into the life and work of renowned tattoo artist Ed Hardy with Kathryn Zupsic, a docent from the de Young Museum. Hardy's work has its inspiration in both traditional American tattooing of the first half of the twentieth century and Japan's ukiyo-e era culture. Track Hardy's goal of elevating the tattoo from its "outsider" status to a more important visual art form in paintings, drawings, prints, and more!

August 13
California Photography: Sun and Shadows in the Golden State 

California photographers have explored, developed, and refined the art of image-making in significant ways. From early Pictorialiams to Oakland's revolutionary F64 group to the New Topographics work of the 1960s, photographers in the Golden State have produced a body of work that rivals their New York peers. Avril Angevine will share how local artists documented the human and natural environments of a very special place.