Reflections on Modernism: Art Classes Visit the de Young

Last week, the Advanced Drawing and Painting Studio classes went to the de Young museum to see the exhibition “Modernism from the National Gallery of Art." Students were struck by the magnificent size of many of the works, and amazed by the layering of paint and materials. Three students shared their reflections with us. "This …

Cultural Happenings: Ideas from Ascha

Looking for something to do? Arts Instructor Ascha Drake reccommends the following cultural happenings for students and adults alike! The Oakland Museum celebrates The Day of the Dead http://museumca.org/event/19th-annual-days-dead-community-celebration Andy Goldsworthy’s Tree Fall in the Presidio ( just opened ! ) http://www.presidio.gov/about/press/Pages/Presidio-Trust-announces-opening-of-Tree-Fall.aspx David Hockney at the de Young Museum (opens Oct. 26) http://deyoung.famsf.org/ Matisse at …