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Japanese Dancer Series No. 12 [Makiko]

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Makida III

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Untitled Stack

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Joan Brown with Neri Sculpture I

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Window

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Untitled (Black and Gray)

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Pink and White over Red

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Untitled V

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Japanese Dancer Series No. 2 [Makiko]

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Stanford’s Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple’s art

…e collection is really built on relationships,” says Hunk. “Five of the Abstract Expressionist works here at one time belonged to Bill [William] Rubin, who was chief curator of MOMA [the Museum of Modern Art]. We built that relationship with Bill through Al Elsen. They were classmates together at Columbia.” He adds, “Bill [Rubin] was interested in selling off his collection. There was a question of ethics here, in selling…

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Hot Art Bling the New Thing on the Peninsula

…m, including Redwood City, commission and exhibit local artists. Palo Alto goes a step further, providing studio space for 25 artists. “Ribosome Metamorphosis,” by chemist-turned-artist Michal Gavish (2016). She’s one of the artists who’s benefited from Palo Alto’s city-sponsored, affordable studio space. (Photo: Courtesy of Michal Gavish) “Artists and arts groups can be considered here an endangered species,” says Rhyena Halpern, who oversees…

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Girl on the Beach

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Fall Euphony

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Collage and Ink Figure Study No. 35 [Joan Brown]

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Figure by Window

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Timeless Clock

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Anderson Collection at Stanford solidifies Bay Area’s art stature

When the Anderson Collection at Stanford University opens to the public this Sunday, visitors will be rewarded with a breathtaking introduction to one of the world’s most important private collections. The long-anticipated institution, adjacent to the Cantor Arts Center, features a formidable cache of modern and contemporary art and certifies the Bay Area’s growing international stature as a destination for lovers and scholars of 20t…

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The Do List: Cy and David’s Picks

…sh from a stint at the Fillmore, plus Los Lobos, the Stone Foxes, and Bill Frisell doing his album Guitar in the Space Age, which ought to sound very cool in the Mountain Theater around 4000 feet up. Bring a cushion and warm clothes. Details here. Nick Cave’s soundsuits in the work ‘Drive By’ (Photo: James Prinz/courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery and the artist) Sept. 14 – Aug. 14, 2017: The Anderson Collection at Stanford is hosting a show by t…

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