November 13, 2013

San Francisco: Keane Eyes Gallery (CLOSED); things to do

San Francisco

Keane Eyes Gallery  

CLOSED  3040 Larkin St./Beach St., (415) 922-9309;  By appt. 

exterior of Keane Eyes Gallery in San Francisco
exterior of Keane Eyes Gallery in San Francisco

Located across from Ghirardelli Square, the expansive Keane Eyes Gallery is devoted to the work of artist Margaret Keane.  Well-known for her paintings of children and animals with big round eyes, she can make even a bull dog look cute.  Prices range from $35 for a poster to $850 for a limited-edition print to original paintings beginning at $12,000 and rising to more than $185,000.  Back in the Beat era, her paintings hung at Enrico Banducci’s famous hungry I nightclub on Jackson Street and you could pick a painting up then for as little as $50.  "Big Eyes," directed by Tim Burton--who is a longtime collector of Keane paintings--and starring Amy Adams and Terence Stamp, tells more of the story. 

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image c2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers
updated December 31, 2014

1 comment:

  1. This is a great place that you should visit when coming to San Francisco


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