On view—The largest exhibition Tompkins’s work to date, revealing her as a brilliantly inventive quiltmaker and an artist of stunning variety, depth, and impact.
Rosie Lee Tompkins: Three Sixes, 1996; quilted by Irene Bankhead, 1996; polyester double knit, linen-weave cotton or polyester, cotton, rayon, and cotton muslin backing; 96 × 96 in.; BAMPFA, bequest of the Eli Leon Living Trust. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Effie Mae Howard. Photo: Ben Blackwell./p>
Thursday, February 27—Our series of Romanian cinema concludes with Radu Jude's 2018 black comedy on the rise of neofascism in Europe.
Ends Friday, February 28—Our retrospective of the pioneering French New Wave filmmaker concludes with The Beaches of Agnès.
Tuesday, March 10—Join us in San Francisco at The Hibernia for a celebration of the grandissimo Federico Fellini among artists, filmmakers, and friends of BAMPFA.
Wednesday, February 26
Lecture on Fellini’s La strada
Thursday, February 27
Reading from her new book In the Country of Women
Saturday, February 29
Scholars shed new light on the work of Rosie Lee Tompkins
Monday, March 2
Artist’s talk as part of Arts + Design Mondays
Wednesday, March 4
Lecture on Fellini’s omnibus films
Wednesday, March 4
Introducing her short film DiAna’s Hair Ego REMIX
Thursday, March 5
Discussing Barnette’s New Eagle Creek Saloon
Ron Nagle’s small sculptures combine modernism, pop culture, and sensory pleasure in compact, perfect packages.January 15–June 14, 2020
A centennial celebration of one of the greats of international art cinema, a master of memory, dreams, fantasy, and desire.January 16–May 21, 2020
Legendary warriors and fantastical creatures come to life in Japanese artist Taiso Yoshitoshi's daring prints.January 15–May 31, 2020
Our annual series showcases an international array of recent and historical nonfiction films.February 5–April 29, 2020
Mapping California’s contradictions as a place of beauty and brutality, prosperity and inequality, sanctuary and exclusion.December 11, 2019–April 26, 2020
A journey into David Lynch's big-screen universe—both banal and bizarre, incomparably strange and unsettlingly familiar.January 10–February 29, 2020
Sampling the best in Romanian cinema since the fall of the Ceauşescu regime.December 6, 2019–February 27, 2020
This career-spanning centenary tribute to Sylvia Fein showcases a wide array of works drawing on both the personal and the fantastical.November 13, 2019–March 1, 2020
Vive la Varda! We pay tribute to a founding mother of the French New Wave, who died at age ninety in 2019.December 20, 2019–February 28, 2020
Historical works from South Asia and the Himalayan region celebrating the beauty, wisdom, and power of women.June 26, 2019–May 24, 2020