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Current & Future Exhibitions

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–December 31, 2020

Transcending Definition: Jay DeFeo in the 1970s
Gagosian
San Francisco, CA
September 10–December 11, 2020

Psychic Wounds
The Warehouse
Dallas, TX
February 6–November 20, 2020

Photography and the Surreal Imagination
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX
February 5–November 29, 2020

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

News

Jay DeFeo, Trap, 1972news
October 16, 2020

Jay DeFeo in SF Chronicle

Trap, 1972 Installation view of Transcending Definition: Jay DeFeo in the 1970s, 2020 SF Chronicle, Datebook,…
Gagosian Transcending Definition: Jay DeFeo in the 1970s installation viewnews
October 16, 2020

Jay DeFeo in Musée Magazine

Installation view of Transcending Definition: Jay DeFeo in the 1970s, 2020 Installation view of Transcending…
Jay DeFeo, Untitled, c. 1965news
October 7, 2020

Orbits of Known & Unknown Objects: SFAI Histories/MATRIX 277

Untitled, c. 1965 The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) and the…

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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