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October 27, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Cross-Country Partners: New York's Whitney Museum of American Art will provide the San Jose Museum of Art with four successive large-scale survey exhibitions drawn from its permanent collection as part of a partnership announced between the two on Monday. Each exhibit will be installed for 18 months, with the first scheduled to open early in 1994.
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September 29, 2002 | SCARLET CHENG
It's after-hours at the San Jose Museum of Art, a renovated library building in the heart of this city's old downtown, and JoAnne Northrup, the museum's senior curator, finds a moment to talk about the exhibition filling the institution's entire gallery space. "Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California, 1950-2000" is intended, she says, to be a landmark show of female artists who created landmarks in art history.
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November 16, 1997
This weekend marks the opening of several major exhibits. Among them: "Flying Colors: The Innovation and Artistry of Alexander Calder" at the San Jose Museum of Art (tel. [408] 271-6840); and "The Dark Mirror: Picasso and Photography," with more than 200 photos, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (tel. [713] 639-7300). Earlier this month, three shows opened in New York City: "Signs and Wonders: The Spectacular Lights of Times Square" at the New York Historical Society (tel.
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July 21, 2002 | JONATHAN KIRSCH, Jonathan Kirsch is a contributing writer to the Book Review and the author, most recently, of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."
"Less than 5% of the artists in the Modern Art Sections are women," proclaims a poster issued by an art collective called the Guerrilla Girls in 1989, "but 85% of the nudes are female." A healthy corrective to the plight of women in the art world, however, can be found in "Art/Women/California," an impressive and illuminating survey of art by women in California during the last half of the 20th century.
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September 29, 2002 | SCARLET CHENG
It's after-hours at the San Jose Museum of Art, a renovated library building in the heart of this city's old downtown, and JoAnne Northrup, the museum's senior curator, finds a moment to talk about the exhibition filling the institution's entire gallery space. "Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California, 1950-2000" is intended, she says, to be a landmark show of female artists who created landmarks in art history.
BOOKS
July 21, 2002 | JONATHAN KIRSCH, Jonathan Kirsch is a contributing writer to the Book Review and the author, most recently, of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."
"Less than 5% of the artists in the Modern Art Sections are women," proclaims a poster issued by an art collective called the Guerrilla Girls in 1989, "but 85% of the nudes are female." A healthy corrective to the plight of women in the art world, however, can be found in "Art/Women/California," an impressive and illuminating survey of art by women in California during the last half of the 20th century.
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June 1, 1987 | From United Press International
Lucile S. Packard, a major Silicon Valley philanthropist, died Saturday of cancer. Mrs. Packard, the wife of Hewlett-Packard Chairman David Packard, was 72. A native of San Francisco, Lucile Salter met David Packard when both were students at Stanford University. They were married in 1938. In the late 1930s, she helped her husband and William Hewlett set up a small electronics shop in a garage in Palo Alto.
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March 19, 1996 | ZAN DUBIN
Discussions about keeping the Laguna Art Museum's building open are taking longer than anticipated, according to participants who had hoped to present a plan to the City Council tonight. It might be two weeks before agreement on a plan is reached between museum board members and opponents of their proposal to merge with the Newport Harbor Art Museum of Newport Beach. Save Laguna Art Museum, a group opposing the merger, wants to give the community more time for input, a spokesman said.
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April 18, 1999 | TIMES STAFF AND WIRES
April is bringing the usual shower of new exhibits. Among them: * New York City: "Alfred Hitchcock," billed as the most comprehensive retrospective of the suspense master's films ever presented in the U.S., runs through June 15, twinned with an exhibit on his life through Aug. 17 at the Museum of Modern Art. Tel. (212) 708-9400.
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November 16, 1997
This weekend marks the opening of several major exhibits. Among them: "Flying Colors: The Innovation and Artistry of Alexander Calder" at the San Jose Museum of Art (tel. [408] 271-6840); and "The Dark Mirror: Picasso and Photography," with more than 200 photos, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (tel. [713] 639-7300). Earlier this month, three shows opened in New York City: "Signs and Wonders: The Spectacular Lights of Times Square" at the New York Historical Society (tel.
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October 27, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Cross-Country Partners: New York's Whitney Museum of American Art will provide the San Jose Museum of Art with four successive large-scale survey exhibitions drawn from its permanent collection as part of a partnership announced between the two on Monday. Each exhibit will be installed for 18 months, with the first scheduled to open early in 1994.
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