• René Magritte: Duo, 1928; India ink on paper; 19 ¼ × 23 ¼ in.; museum purchase.

Jacquelynn Baas on Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection

Gallery Talk

  • Director Emeritus of BAMPFA (1988–99, 2007–8) and founding director of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College.

Join exhibition curator Jacquelynn Baas for a discussion of artworks from the various thematic sections of the exhibition, beginning with its signature image—Sylvia Fein’s riveting Crucial Eye (2011).  

Other highlights will be James Ensor’s captivating late painting, The Finding of Moses (1924); two prints and a landscape painting by the nineteenth-century English artist Samuel Palmer; The Liberation of Aunt Jemima (1972) by Betye Saar; René Magritte’s drawing Duo (1928); the haunting Joan Brown sculpture Fur Rat (1962); a gouache painting by Gordon Onslow Ford ; Ad Reinhardt’s all-black Abstract Painting (1960); and Cascade of Devotion - Mexico (1932) by Marsden Hartley.