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Current & Future Exhibitions

Learning to Look: The Addison at 90
Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA
May 8, 2021–December 31, 2021

A Spirit of Disruption
Walter and McBean Galleries, Diego Rivera Gallery
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
March 19, 2021–July 3, 2021

Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 25, 2020–December 12, 2021

Psychic Wounds
The Warehouse
Dallas, TX
February 6, 2020–November 28, 2021

Orbits of Known & Unknown Objects: SFAI Histories/Matrix 277
UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) and the San Francisco Art Institute’s (SFAI) Anne Bremer Memorial Library
September 30, 2020–ongoing

The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965
Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY
June 28, 2019–May 2022

Approaching American Abstraction
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA



June 4, 2021

Watch a recording of Jay DeFeo: A Symposium

Jay DeFeo: A Symposium took place on Friday, May 28th. The conference was organized by…
Installation view of Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2013news
May 25, 2021

Whitney Museum of American Art – After School Art Club: Jay DeFeo

After School Art Club: Jay DeFeo, Hosted by Whitney Museum of American Art. May 26,…
Jay DeFeo, 1979 journal entry, March 26 - April 1, 1979news
April 7, 2021

From the Archive: Jay DeFeo’s Birthday March 31st

In honor of Jay DeFeo’s birthday on March 31st, we are pleased to share a…

About the Foundation

The Jay DeFeo Foundation owns and administers the artist’s art, archive, and intellectual property as charitable resources to further public access to and understanding of DeFeo’s creative works and ideas.

Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1980

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