Now reputed as one of the best documentary photographers to emerge in the 1960s, Danny Lyon transformed the medium of photography by choosing to become a vulnerable and active participant in his photographs, rather than ensconce himself behind a protective and isolating lens.
In addition to the fabulous Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit currently on display at the de Young Museum is an upcoming special treat–a film screening hosted by museum curators that visually explores his storied 30 year career.
San Francisco native Trevor Traina displays his personal collection of photos from some of the most eminent photographers of the past and current century starting June 9, 2012 at the de Young Museum.
In a new effort to increase access to local collections through online technology, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the deYoung Museum have joined the Google Art Project.
The de Young Museum will be hosting Process by 2012 de Young artist fellow Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique) at the Kimball Education Gallery starting February 15 and ending February 26, Wednesday through Sunday from 3-5pm.