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    Ever consider the role light and architecture play in art?
In our May Artcast James Turrell, Olafur Eliasson, and Robert Irwin discuss light and perception. THE SOMETHING, a Bay Area performance collective, concludes the SFMOMA podcast with an experimental sound piece inspired by the work of artist Dan Flavin.

Explore how these artists take us to the edge of our perception, and heighten an awareness that allows us to see ourselves seeing→ 

    Ever consider the role light and architecture play in art?

    In our May Artcast James Turrell, Olafur Eliasson, and Robert Irwin discuss light and perception. THE SOMETHING, a Bay Area performance collective, concludes the SFMOMA podcast with an experimental sound piece inspired by the work of artist Dan Flavin.

    Explore how these artists take us to the edge of our perception, and heighten an awareness that allows us to see ourselves seeing 

    Posted on Wednesday, June 4th 2014

    photoluis:

I love this city! #playartfully (at Lands End Labryinth)

Lovely shot. Lands End IS definitely one of the most beautiful places out there!
In your opinion, what’s the most beautiful thing (or place) you have a photo of? Share it with us using #PlayArtfully!

    photoluis:

    I love this city! #playartfully (at Lands End Labryinth)

    Lovely shot. Lands End IS definitely one of the most beautiful places out there!

    In your opinion, what’s the most beautiful thing (or place) you have a photo of? Share it with us using #PlayArtfully!

    Posted on Wednesday, June 4th 2014

    Reblogged from Luis likes to take pictures

    exploratorium:

    What do your glasses do? Most glasses correct the wearers’ vision - these specs by artist Scott Weaver are a kinetic sculpture!

    Our glasses suddenly seem so boring. 

    Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

    Reblogged from Exploratorium

    yoursfmoma:

Today we’re red, green, blue and inky; the multiple colors and personalities of San Francisco Public Library! This image is from Inland Printer, December 1896, in the #grabhorncollection
#playartfully #sfplbookarts #sfplmainlibrary by sfpubliclibrary http://ift.tt/1nIjdFb

Love this! Thanks, SFPL, for playing our What color are you? #PlayArtfully game :) 

    yoursfmoma:

    Today we’re red, green, blue and inky; the multiple colors and personalities of San Francisco Public Library! This image is from Inland Printer, December 1896, in the #grabhorncollection

    #playartfully #sfplbookarts #sfplmainlibrary by sfpubliclibrary http://ift.tt/1nIjdFb

    Love this! Thanks, SFPL, for playing our What color are you? #PlayArtfully game :) 

    Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

    Reblogged from

    As of today, it’s been one year since we closed our building for expansion construction, and MY what a year it’s been!

    We’re looking forward to another year of jumping around the Bay Area, because before too long, we’ll be back in our building :)

    Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd 2014