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Current & Future Exhibitions

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

Degree Zero: Drawing at Midcentury
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY
November 1, 2020–February 6, 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
Online
September 30, 2020–ongoing

Left of Center: Five Years of the Anderson Collection at Stanford University
The Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Stanford, CA
September 20, 2019–ongoing

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

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

Special Events

Jay DeFeo: A Symposium
The Courtauld Institute of Art

Now postponed until May 28, 2021

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News

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March 4, 2021

Courtauld Symposium

Jay DeFeo: A Symposium, The Courtauld Institute of Art. Now postponed until May 28, 2021
Unknown photographer, Jay DeFeo and Hayward King posing with props at SFAI in what appears to be Studio 13, 1962news
February 17, 2021

A Spirit of Disruption, SFAI

The San Francisco Art Institute kicks off the celebration of its 150th anniversary with A…
Unknown photographer, Jay DeFeo working on early version of The Rose (known then as The White Rose). Inscribed "For Al and Lerine love Jay."news
January 5, 2021

Jay DeFeo in The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal, January 1, 2021, “Blooming Brilliance on a Grand Scale” By Peter…

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.

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Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1980

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