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    jeffershizzle:

The Jeffershizzle mid-year disposable camera retrospective currently on display at SFMOMA.

This is what happened when the wooden construction barricade in front of SFMOMA was left blank over the weekend. Surprise!

    jeffershizzle:

    The Jeffershizzle mid-year disposable camera retrospective currently on display at SFMOMA.

    This is what happened when the wooden construction barricade in front of SFMOMA was left blank over the weekend. Surprise!

    Posted on Wednesday, September 4th 2013

    Reblogged from jeffershizzle.

    Peter Stackpole (American, 1913–1997). Painters Giving Suspender Cables a First Coat of Aluminum Paint, ca. 1936. Gelatin silver print mounted to card stock. 2013.14.27 Peter Stackpole (American, 1913–1997). Looking up to an arm of the hammerhead derrick, 1935. Gelatin silver print mounted to card stock. Museum purchase, Pritzker Fund for Photography. 2013.14.11 Peter Stackpole (American, 1913–1997). Gallows frames dot the catwalk as cable spinning begins between towers W2 and W3, 1934–1936. Gelatin silver print.  2013.14.8

    deyoungmuseum:

    As San Francisco ushers in the era of the new Bay Bridge today, we take a look back at the once iconic (now dormant Bay Bridge) and the inspiration it provided for artists.

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd 2013

    Reblogged from de Young Museum

    Hiding in plain sight in San Francisco Bay, Angel Island has served as a Civil War outpost, an immigration station, a prisoner of war processing center, a Nike missile site, and, currently, a California State Park. How do these historical narratives connect to the present? Come explore with us on a day-long field trip!
Pictured: a circa 1950’s U.S. Government photo looking southeast at four elevated Nike Ajax missiles on launcher rails at Angel Island, with Treasure Island & the San Francisco Bay in the background.
This field trip is part of Live Projects 1: Mark di Suvero.

    Hiding in plain sight in San Francisco Bay, Angel Island has served as a Civil War outpost, an immigration station, a prisoner of war processing center, a Nike missile site, and, currently, a California State Park. How do these historical narratives connect to the present? Come explore with us on a day-long field trip!

    Pictured: a circa 1950’s U.S. Government photo looking southeast at four elevated Nike Ajax missiles on launcher rails at Angel Island, with Treasure Island & the San Francisco Bay in the background.

    This field trip is part of Live Projects 1: Mark di Suvero.

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd 2013

    Behold, an entirely new view of our iconic oculus! Three years from new, a new bridge will lead through our Snøhetta expansion, and from this point you’ll be able to look up and see six more floors of museum…!Learn about our Snøhetta-designed expansion here.Photo by Henrik Kam

    Behold, an entirely new view of our iconic oculus! Three years from new, a new bridge will lead through our Snøhetta expansion, and from this point you’ll be able to look up and see six more floors of museum…!

    Learn about our Snøhetta-designed expansion here.

    Photo by Henrik Kam

    Posted on Sunday, September 1st 2013

    SUBMISSION:
James Doyle, Constructed Landscape, from Unspecific Forms, 2013. 
cargocollective.com/jamesdoyle

    SUBMISSION:

    James Doyle, Constructed Landscape, from Unspecific Forms, 2013. 

    cargocollective.com/jamesdoyle

    Posted on Friday, August 30th 2013

    SUBMISSION:
Bench By Pond
48” x 24”
acrylic on wood
Maxine Mintz Pottier

    SUBMISSION:

    Bench By Pond

    48” x 24”

    acrylic on wood

    Maxine Mintz Pottier

    Posted on Friday, August 30th 2013