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Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

California: The Art of Water
Through November 28
California: The Art of Water examines the way artists and photographers have portrayed one of California's most precious resources over the last two centuries. The exhibition features over 50 works of water subjects by eminent artists, including Ansel Adams, Albert Bierstadt, David Hockney, Richard Misrach, Carleton Watkins, and others. Read more

Soulmaker: The Times of Lewis Hine
Through October 31
One hundred years ago the photographer Lewis Hine travelled to mills and factories in New England and the South, photographing child laborers. His photographs are among the most haunting images of children ever made. In this exhibition, a beautiful selection of Hine's child-labor photographs is juxtaposed with stunning contemporary photographs taken by photographer Jason Francisco (Stanford M.F.A., '89) of those same mill and factory sites as they look now. Read more. Learn about programs, tours and accompanying publication.


Diebenkorn_newRichard Diebenkorn: The Sketchbooks Revealed
Through August 8
This unparalleled collection of 29 sketchbooks, never before on public view, contain 1,045 drawings that span 50 years and represent the range of styles and subjects that Diebenkorn (Stanford BA, ’49) explored. Read more. Learn more about publication and video. Review sketchbooks online.



Edward Hopper: New York Corner
Through August 8
This exhibition spotlights the Cantor’s acquisition of Hopper’s seminal 1913 painting. Other works from Cantor’s collection point to the artistic practice that preceded the painting, showcase work by Hopper’s contemporaries, and present the kinds of practice that followed. Read more

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