De Young: Selected Works
A striking, copper-clad building designed by the prize-winning Swiss firm of Herzog & de Meuron, the de Young museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park houses a broad spectrum of art from diverse cultures and traditions, including American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the colonial era to the present; art from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; textiles and costumes; and works on paper.
This illustrated survey showcases selections from the de Young's finest works of art, each accompanied by an informative commentary.
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