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Our staff at The Jay DeFeo Foundation are working remotely due to COVID-19. We ask that all communications be done through email until further notice.

Current & Future Exhibitions

Artist’s Choice: Amy Sillman—The Shape of Shape
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

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

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

Photography and the Surreal Imagination
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX
February 5–ongoing

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

Special Events

Jay DeFeo: A Symposium
The Courtauld Institute of Art

Now postponed until summer 2021


Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1971news
July 28, 2020

Jay DeFeo in 50X50: Stories of Visionary Artists from the Permanent Collection

Untitled, 1971 In celebration of its 50th anniversary, San José Museum of Art (SJMA) presents…
Jay DeFeo, Geisha II, 1984/87news
March 17, 2020

Interview About Jay DeFeo in Gagosian Quarterly

Geisha II, 1984/87 Suzanne Hudson speaks with Leah Levy, executive director of The Jay DeFeo…
February 10, 2020

Courtauld Symposium

Untitled (Study of Cave Painting), 1951-52 Jay DeFeo: A Symposium The Courtauld Institute of Art…

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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