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On the way to the Frank Stella retrospective at the de Young Museum, we wondered why this exhibition is so important. Is Stella that influential in the art world beyond abstract expressionism?   The short answer is yes. Over the past six decades, the very-much-alive Stella has done more to innovate, disrupt and re-invent art […]

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The B-Side Two sister museums, the de Young and the Legion of Honor, are hosting western-themed exhibits. The star attraction, Ed Ruscha and the Great American West, is at the de Young in Golden Gate Park. The B-side, Wild West: Plains to the Pacific, is at the more remote Legion. But like “I Will Survive” […]

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San Francisco loves its fights, especially intellectual fights. Here’s a current one — along with paintings and sculpture, the de Young Museum has hosted several major fashion exhibits: Saint Laurent, Bulgari, Gaultier, and now, Oscar de la Renta. Fashion’s popular, but is it art? We say yes. And even if it’s not elevated to the […]

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