Current & Future Exhibitions

(“we are not what we seem”)

Paula Cooper Gallery
New York, NY
September 9–October 23, 2021

Modern Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2021–Ongoing

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

Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
Utah State University, Logan, UT
August 25, 2020–May 7, 2022

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

Sweet Land of Funk
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ
January 11, 2020–May 15, 2022

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

Special Events

Rip Tales Cover, 2021

Jordan Stein’s Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo’s Estocada & Other Pieces

Book release, screening, and signing
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 6:30 pm
SFAI – Osher Lecture Hall

SFAI requires masks and proof of vaccination.



Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1973news
December 1, 2021

Jordan Stein’s Book release at SFAI

Jordan Stein's Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo's Estocada & Other Pieces Book release, screening, and signing
Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1973news
October 7, 2021

New York Times – Jay DeFeo and Bruce Conner Were BFF’s (Bohemian Friends Forever)

The New York Times, October 7, 2021, “Jay DeFeo and Bruce Conner Were BFF’s (Bohemian…
Jay DeFeo, Untitled, c. 1976news
September 30, 2021

The Brooklyn Rail’s conversation about Bruce Conner & Jay DeFeo

Register for The Brooklyn Rail's conversation "Bruce Conner & Jay DeFeo ('we are not what…

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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