San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose, CA



Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement; article by Susan Landauer (11/30/05)

The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture (10/29/03)
Surf Culture: The Art History of Surfing (8/7/03)

"Un/Familiar Territory" at San Jose Museum of Art (4/7/03)

Tales of Yellow Skin: The Art of Long Nguyen (4/7/03)


How-To: The Paintings of Deborah Oropallo (8/27/01)

Urban Invasion: Chester Arnold and James Doolin (8/8/01)

"Chester Arnold: Realizing Meaning," essay by Karen Kienzle (8/8/01)

"James Doolin's Illusionistic Vision," essay by Patricia Hickson (8/8/01)

Daniel T. Keegan Named Inaugural Oshman Executive Director at the San Jose Museum of Art (7/6/01)

Carmen Lomas Garza: A Retrospective (1/11/01)


An American Diary: Paintings and Prints by Roger Shimomura (10/14/00)

The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration (8/14/00)

The Suburban Seventies: Photographs by Bill Owens (1/13/00)

Carioca: A Year Among the Natives of Rio de Janeiro, Work by Sandow Birk (10/15/99)

Upon a Lilac Sea: Paintings by Catherine McCarthy (9/22/99)

Surroundings: Responses to the American Landscape (6/2/99)

Holding Patterns: Selections from the Collection of W. Donald Head, Old Grandview Ranch (10/97)


The San lose Museum of Art is a privately funded, member-supported museum focusing on art of the twentieth- and twenty-first-centuries. The Museum receives major support from the City of San Jose; the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the Arts Commission, City of San lose; the California Arts Council; and the William Randolph Hearst Education Endowment.

Please see the Museum's website or call the Museum for admission fees and hours. photo: John Hazeltine


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