In The News


February 24, 2022
Review: Stanford Plinth Project says ‘Hello’ with installation
Letha Ch’ien, San Francisco Chronicle

January 19, 2022
Deborah Cullinan to be Stanford’s first full-time vice president for the arts
Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle


April 1, 2021
Stanford Live to feature Reese Witherspoon and other alums in outdoor film series
Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle

January 4, 2021
Real estate software transforms museum collection into a virtual gallery
Lloyd Lee, Palo Alto Weekly


January 13, 2020
‘YO’: Stanford has a new, bright-yellow social media magnet
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle


November 13, 2019
The New Director of Stanford’s Institute For Diversity In The Arts On How Art Breeds Social Change
Molly Sprayregen, Forbes

October 28, 2019
Works by Pollock, de Kooning donated to Stanford’s Anderson Collection
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

October 25, 2019
Mary Margaret ‘Moo’ Anderson, Bay Area Philanthropist Who Transformed Stanford University’s Art Collection, Is Dead at 92
Claire Selvin, ARTnews

October 9, 2019
Stanford Gets 'Left of Center': New exhibition of nonrepresentational abstraction opens a world of possibilities
Jeffrey Edalatpour, Metro

October 8, 2019
Jonathan Calm Revisits 'Green Book' Locations in Search of America's Past and Present
[Jonathan Calm is an assistant professor in Stanford's Department of Art and Art History]
Serginho Roosblad, KQED

September 10, 2019
Major 20th century photo trove premieres with Adams and Weston at Cantor
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

August 15, 2019
Kahlil Joseph Broadcasts the Vastness of Black Life in 'BLKNWS'
[BLKNWS is on view at the Cantor]
Ruth Gebreyesus, KQED

August 12, 2019
Return of the Deadheads to Stanford’s rebuilt Frost Amphitheater
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

June 26, 2019
Jess X. Snow’s Stanford mural for students of color finds ways to heal from trauma
Grace Li, San Francisco Chronicle

May 21, 2019
10 Artists You’ll Be Talking about Long after the Venice Biennale [includes Martin Puryear who is represented in the Anderson Collection and Joseph Kahlil who incubated his Biennale piece at Stanford]
Alina Cohen and Casey Lesser, artsy

May 15, 2019
Up your selfie game at Cantor Arts Center’s new Instagram-ready sculpture garden
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

March 28, 2019
The Multiverse Is Now On View At Stanford University, Courtesy of Master Glassblower Josiah McElheny
Jonathon Keats, Forbes

March 1, 2019
Bay Area collector Komal Shah on art by women and artists of color [story mentions the Stanford Artists on the Future conversation series]
Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle

February 25, 2019
Heavy Metal: Richard Serra's 'Sequence' Returns to Stanford
Anh-Minh Le, Nob Hill Gazette

February 5, 2019
Goldenvoice Partners With Stanford University for Frost Amphitheater
Dave Brooks, billboard

February 4, 2019
Stanford announces new concert series with SF Symphony, Goldenvoice
Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle


December 28, 2018
The Museum of Hunk, Moo & Putter: The Anderson Collection at Stanford will Rock You
Tom Teicholz, Forbes

December 11, 2018
Peggy Phelan and Richard Meyer’s Contact Warhol: Photography Without End
Karen Chernick, Brooklyn Rail

December 11, 2018
Review: St. Lawrence String Quartet's rare marathon of early Haydn is in-your-face exhilarating
Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

December 5, 2018
A Visual Alphabet for an Oral Language from the Ivory Coast
Clayton Schuster, Hyperallergic

October 30, 2018
Jordi Savall’s new musical journey, ‘The Routes of Slavery,’ lands in SF Bay Area
Georgia Rowe, The Mercury News

October 29, 2018
Jordi Savall maps out the ‘Routes of Slavery’ with music
Andrew Gilbert, San Francisco Chronicle

October 27, 2018
‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ cuts to essence of African diaspora
Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle

October 26, 2018
Behind the scenes of Andy Warhol's iconic Factory photo shoots: Rarely seen contact sheets show frames of Liza Minnelli, Debbie Harry, John Lennon - and the Pop Art master himself in drag
Regina F. Graham, Daily Mail

October 25, 2018
Back to School With a Side of Art
Anita Gates, The New York Times

October 20, 2018
Never-Before-Seen Andy Warhol Photos of the Artist Himself, and Friends Like Debbie Harry and Liza Minelli
Stephanie Eckardt, W Magazine

October 17, 2018
Andy Warhol at Stanford
Jeffrey Edalatpour, Metroactive

October 15, 2018
Heralded stage phenomenon ‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ comes to SF Bay Area
Georgia Rowe, The Mercury News

October 15, 2018
Never-Before-Seen Photos of Andy Warhol’s Glamorous Everyday Life Are on View at Stanford
Caroline Goldstein, artnet

October 4, 2018
Think You Know Andy Warhol? 130,000 Never-Released Works Reveal Another Side Of The Prince Of Pop
Jonathon Keats, Forbes

October 3, 2018
Op-Ed | In the Universe of Warhol
André Leon Talley, Business of Fashion

September 28, 2018
Renowned musician and composer Nitin Sawhney kicks off Stanford run
Andrew Gilbert, The Mercury News

September 27, 2018
130,000 Andy Warhol Photos, Once Unknown, Debut in a New Exhibition in California
Lane Florsheim, Wall Street Journal

September 26, 2018
All That Glitters...
Cantor exhibit, 'Painting Nature in the American Gilded Age,' recontextualizes older works

Jeffrey Edalatpour, MetroActive

August 14, 2018
A San Francisco Curatorial Yearbook (features Susan Dackerman)
Alisa Carroll, Cultured

July 27, 2018
Over 100,000 unseen Andy Warhol photographs to be made public
Jessica Klingelfuss, Wallpaper*

July 24, 2018
How Instagram [co-founded by Stanford alums Mike Krieger, '08 MS '09, and Kevin Systrom, '06] Became the Art World’s Obsession
Carol Kino, Wall Street Journal

July 18, 2018
What Do Facial Recognition Technologies Mean for Our Privacy? (Stanford Arts Institute Fellow)
Jordan G. Teicher, The New York Times

July 10, 2018
Thousands of Unseen Andy Warhol Photos Documenting Celebrity Friends and Lovers Finally See The Light

July 7, 2018
Stars, limos, clubs … Andy Warhol’s life exposed in unseen images
Dalya Alberge, The Guardian

June 8, 2018
The Aural Magic of Stanford's Laptop Orchestra
Arielle Pardes,Wired

June 3, 2018
Don’t Scrap the Liberal Arts Majors
Nancy Hoffman, (Letters to the Editor) The New York Times

May 30, 2018
Yahoo! Co-Founder and Art Collector Jerry Yang on How Chinese Calligraphy Can Help Tie Together a World in Crisis
Andrew Goldstein, artnet

May 19, 2018
Energy in the Brush: Contemporary Chinese Ink Paintings at Cantor
Rachael Myrow, KQED

May 8, 2018
In the Studio With an Artist Who Paints in a ‘Color Trance’
Anna Furman, The New York Times

April 11, 2018
Cantor Arts Center's latest leader - Director Susan Dackerman settles in, plans for the future
Sheryl Nonnenberg, Palo Alto Online

February 11, 2018
Alumni Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe return to Stanford, where it all began
Jessica Zack, San Francisco Chronicle

January 12, 2018
Arab and Coming Out in Art That Speaks Up (Features Jamil Hellu, MFA '10 and lecturer in the Department of Art & Art History)
Michael T. Luongo, The New York Times


October 11, 2017
Manuel Neri’s Chromatic Chaos
John Seed, Hyperallergic

September 23, 2017
Nina Katchadourian comes home to Stanford with home run show
Charles Desmarais, SFGATE

September 19, 2017
Six hours at the Curran for Taylor Mac’s party
Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle

September 14, 2017
New Gifts Expand the Anderson Collection at Stanford

August 14, 2017
Susan Dackerman to Lead Stanford University’s Cantor Center for Visual Arts

August 14, 2017
Art Industry News: The Cantor Art Center Names a New Director

August 14, 2017
Art news daily: Susan Dackerman is the new director of Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center
Andrianna Campbell, Apollo

August 11, 2017
Stanford’s Cantor museum hires new director
Sam Whiting, SFGATE

August 11, 2017
Susan Dackerman to lead Cantor Arts Center
Karla Kane, Palo Alto Weekly

August 11, 2017
Susan Dackerman Appointed Director of Cantor Arts Center
Joshua Bote, KQED Arts

July 20, 2017
Trevor Paglen talks about surveillance, AI, and his new work
Andrianna Campbell, Artforum

June 12, 2017
There’s More Than Tech to Silicon Valley: A Weekend Guide
Katie Chang, Vogue

June 9, 2017
Modern Design Meets Mass Commerce: A new exhibit at Stanford University explores midcentury modern design for the corporate world
Alexandra Wolfe, Wall Street Journal

May 24, 2017
SF filmmaker to receive DocFest award
Jessica Zack, San Francisco Chronicle

May 23, 2017
Portrait painting in action at Stanford
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

May 3, 2017
Stanford Live’s New Executive Director Wants to Shake Things Up. Good.
Mark MacNamara, San Francisco Classical Voice

April 28, 2017
The Unsettling Performance That Showed the World Through AI’s Eyes (Video)

March 13, 2017
Review: The Hazy Mysteries of Love at Lincoln Center
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

March 1, 2017
Paintings Get the Hollywood Treatment in Student-Curated Show at Anderson
Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED

February 23, 2017
Kiyan Williams Bridges Queer Dance Culture and Ivy League Academia
Sarah Burke, KQED

January 27, 2017
'Eileen' author pivots to short stories
Michael Berry, Palo Alto Online

January 7, 2017
Trevor Paglen sees artistry in ‘machine vision’
Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle

January 5, 2017
Why US universities are investing in their art museums
Hilarie M. Sheets, The Art Newspaper

January 4, 2017
Where Art and Artificial Intelligence Converge
Anh-Minh Le, San Francisco magazine


November 22, 2016
Water world: Woodside resident curates ‘California: The Art of Water' at the Cantor
Kate Daly, The Almanac

November 3, 2016
Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park
Karla Kane, Palo Alto Weekly

October 14, 2016
Secrets of Greek artist's revealed: X-rays show hidden layers of paint on a stunning 2,500-year-old vase
Shivali Mailonline, Daily Mail

September 28, 2016
World University Rankings 2016-2017 by subject: results announced
Ellie Bothwell, Times Higher Education

September 14, 2016
Parkinson's patients take to the dance floor
Tim Didion, ABC7 News KGO-TV

August 4, 2016
The Innovation Campus: Building Better Ideas
Alexandra Lange, The New York Times

July 7, 2016
Women to Watch: A-lan Holt
Lakshmi Sarah, KQED

July 5, 2016
He Designs Products That Imagine A Bolder World (Video)
NBC News

June 27, 2016
Stanford’s Virtual Reality Lab Cultivates Empathy for the Homeless
Rachael Myrow, KQED

May 10, 2016
Cantor Arts Center show explores 'Who We Be'
Jessica Zack, SF Gate

April 7, 2016
If these walls could talk
Avi Salem, Mountain View Voice

February 22, 2016
Creations of space and light
Anna Koster, San Jose Mercury News

February 9, 2016
Images of sex, violence and horror captivate — 400 years later
Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle


December 21, 2015
10 San Francisco art events that mattered in 2015
Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle

November 19, 2015
Short suits, inspiration and Instagram keys to Thom Browne’s success
Carolyne Zinko, San Francisco Chronicle

November 18, 2015
Five questions for Thom Browne, who talks fashion at Stanford Nov. 18
Carolyne Zinko, San Francisco Chronicle

April 2015
Senses and Sensibilities
Dan Rubinstein, Cultured Magazine

April 25, 2015
Behind the Scenes at the Stanford Laptop Orchestra
April Dembosky, KQED News, The California Report

April 18, 2015
Century-Old Player Pianos Come to Life at Stanford
Sindya Bhanoo, KQED News, The California Report

April 13, 2015
A high-octane 'Hairspray'
Kevin Kirby, Palo Alto Online

April 7, 2015
Atlanta's homeless choir sings with Stanford students
NBC TV affiliate 11 Alive, Atlanta

April 3, 2015
Jacob Lawrence teems with social vision
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

April 1, 2015
The Demo: Recapturing the humanity in the Internet's birth, on stage
AFP, Daily Mail

April 1, 2015
Historic tech demo turned into an opera at Stanford
ABC TV affiliate 7 News, San Francisco

March 30, 2015
The Most Epic Demo in Computer History Is Now an Opera
Kyle Vanhemert, Wired

March 26, 2015
Is 'Design Thinking' the New Liberal Arts?
Peter N. Miller, The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 25, 2015
The Musical ‘The Demo’ at Stanford Recreates the Dawn of the Digital Age
John Markoff, The New York Times

March 18, 2015
Seagoing art from the Cantor in 'Imagining the Oceans’
Rachel Howard, San Francisco Chronicle

Feb. 19, 2015
Stanford Celebrates Haydn at Bing Hall with Academic-minded Program
David Bratman, San Francisco Classical Voice

Jan. 20, 2015
St Lawrence String Quartet, Bing Concert Hall, Stanford, California
Allan Ulrich, Financial Times

Jan. 19, 2015
Review: John Adams and St. Lawrence Quartet
Richard Scheinin, San Jose Mercury News

Jan. 5, 2015
Andy Warhol Foundation finishes spree of art giveaways
Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times


Dec. 29, 2014
This Stanford Exhibit Shows How Robert Rauschenberg Boosted NASA Space Exploration... With Art
Jonathon Keats, Forbes

Nov. 24, 2014
The Anderson Collection at Stanford: An Uplifting Experience
John Seed, The Huffington Post

Nov. 20, 2014
Stanford University Focuses on Arts District
Jennifer Swan, Nonprofit Quarterly

Nov. 17, 2014
Stanford, Warner Music Group Expand Partnership

Nov. 16, 2014
Showcases for Art in Silicon Valley
Jori Finkel, The New York Times

Nov. 13, 2014
On Elite Campuses, an Arts Race
James S. Russell, The New York Times

Oct. 23, 2014
Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveils Design for $85 M. Stanford Art and Art History Building
Alexander Mahany, ARTNEWS

Sept. 26, 2014
Stanford Opens a Museum Highlighting American Art
Alexandra Wolfe, The Wall Street Journal

Sept. 7, 2014
Hunk, Moo Anderson give modern art masterpieces to Stanford
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

Sept. 1, 2014
Star Quality: A Portrait of the Anderson Collection
Lea Feinstein, art ltd. magazine

Aug. 28, 2014
Collector Profile: Harry and Margaret Anderson
Hilarie M. Sheets, Art + Auction magazine

July 31, 2014
Stanford, The New Arts Place To Be
Judith H. Dobrzynski,

July 24, 2014
Major Artists' work donated to Stanford's Cantor center
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

July 19, 2014
An "Arts Gym" for Stanford Student Body
Lorraine Rubio,

July 11, 2014
Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Los Angeles Times

July 5, 2014
When Home is Where the Art Is: The Collectors Behind the Bay Area's Newest Museum
Nicole Atkinson Roach, KQED TV Newsroom

May 13, 2014
How the Stanford Arts District grew from a midair inspiration
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

May 12, 2014
Stanford's Art Explosion in the Heart of Silicon Valley
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle

May 6, 2014
An Unusual Stanford Art Exhibit Draws Upon Disease for Inspiration
Danna Staaf, KQED

Jan. 6, 2014
A Florence for the 21st Century
E.H.B, Economist


Jan. 14, 2013
Diverse Show Opens Stanford's Bing Hall
Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

Jan. 11, 2013
PALO ALTO: Stanford gets new concert hall
KTVU TV news