*** San Francisco's New de Young Museum ***

Part I

August  2006

The new, twisting de Young Museum tower rises 9 stories

Courtyard sculpture


Angles and grass

Canopy over courtyard

Tree art

Sculptor Zhan Wang's stainless steel "Artificial Rock"

Jan Marie peering through the Artificial Rock

Claes Oldenburg's giant safety pin

View through de Young's exit

A reminder of San Francisco's precarious foundation

Entrance courtyard

Looking up

Jan Marie's hair-raising experience

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All photos © 1998-2016 Abe Kleinfeld unless noted otherwise

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