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Latin students learn about polychromy

Sophomore Brooke Wilson listens to head set and looks at a replicated ancient sculpture during the Latin III Honors visit to the Legion of Honor Museum. Students had learned about polychromy and the science behind the colors prior to the trip.

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World,”  highlights the usage of paint in ancient sculptures in order to correct the common misconception that all a...

Art exhibit displays Victorian storybooks

Illustrated nursery rhymes such as “One, Two Buckle my Shoe” by Walter Crane are displayed at late 19th-century storybook exhibit. THE INTERNET ARCHIVE | The Broadview

April 5, 2012

Isabelle Pinard Managing Editor Pastel-painted fairy wings and children dressed in white come to life in pages from “Making the Modern Picture Book: Children’s Book from the Victorian Era” exhibit at the Legion of Honor, showing the history and artistic ability of old English storybooks. Illu...

City eases Asian Art Museum’s $120 millon debt

February 16, 2011

Rebecca Lee Reporter The Asian Art Museum announced a proposal to fix its $120 million bond debt on Jan. 6, allowing the museum to continue to host special exhibits that the City of San Francisco alone could not provide. “In short, the proposal reduces the foundation’s long term debt, and pro...

Flowers celebrate art

Red and orange blooms are showcased at Bouquets to Art 2006 at the de Young museum in imitation of William Brown’s “Two Figures in a Landscape.” The exhibit displays flower arrangements inspired by art throughout the galleries. ANDREW FOX | with permission

February 16, 2011

Anjali Shrestha Features Editor A heavy perfume scent wafts down the corridors of the de Young museum where bursting bouquets and picturesque flower arrangements fill the galleries and compliment pieces of the permanent collection for the annual Bouquets to Art, held to benefit the Fine Arts Museum...

De Young and Legion of Honor host french art

James Whistler’s “Arangement in Grey and Black,” more commonly known as “Whistler’s Mother” (1871) is currently on display at the de Young.

June 1, 2010

More than 100 paintings by impressionist artists such as Degas and Monet from Paris’ Musée d’Orsay are making their United States debut this month at the de Young Museum of Fine Art in Golden Gate Park. The exhibit, “Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay,” is in San Fr...

Cartier jewels come to Legion of Honor

“The Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post and Her Daughter” by Giulio de Blaas features Post wearing the Cartier pendant brooch featuring Indian-carved emeralds and diamonds, and created for the American socialite and founder of General Foods, Inc. in 1928

February 12, 2010

Meghan Helms Assistant A&E Editor One hundred years of American culture is explored through Cartier jewelry at the “Cartier and America” exhibit now showing at the Legion of Honor. The exhibit shows over 300 bejeweled objects ranging from the diamond and platinum jewelry of the Louis XV...

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