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    Have you heard? Come 2016, SFMOMA will have the most space dedicated to photography of any art museum in the United States.
Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s coverage of the story→
Michael Jang’s untitled photograph (pictured here) from 1972-73 is one of more than 1,000 photographs promised as gifts to SFMOMA’s permanent collection, which the public will be able to enjoy in many new ways thanks to our new photography center.

    Have you heard? Come 2016, SFMOMA will have the most space dedicated to photography of any art museum in the United States.

    Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s coverage of the story→

    Michael Jang’s untitled photograph (pictured here) from 1972-73 is one of more than 1,000 photographs promised as gifts to SFMOMA’s permanent collection, which the public will be able to enjoy in many new ways thanks to our new photography center.

    Posted on Thursday, April 17th 2014

    
But did you know… that the Internet is made of sand? Of silicon wafers like the high plateaux of East California! Of deserts stacked on deserts! Of long, lonely highways (diodes, transistors) where impulses journey like traveling salesmen! Of fateful crossroads (Boolean gates) like the one where Oedipus killed his father!

READ MORE: Christian Nagler: Silicon Spring on Open Space→

[Richard Misrach, Untitled, 1977]

    But did you know… that the Internet is made of sand? Of silicon wafers like the high plateaux of East California! Of deserts stacked on deserts! Of long, lonely highways (diodes, transistors) where impulses journey like traveling salesmen! Of fateful crossroads (Boolean gates) like the one where Oedipus killed his father!

    READ MORE: Christian Nagler: Silicon Spring on Open Space→

    [Richard Misrach, Untitled, 1977]

    Posted on Wednesday, April 16th 2014

    "…in some ways, this is the most crucial stage of all: clearing the way for what follows and, in the process, learning what still must be done to adapt the designed expansion to the structure that exists.”
The SF Chronicle got an exclusive look inside our under-construction building last week. Check it out→

    "…in some ways, this is the most crucial stage of all: clearing the way for what follows and, in the process, learning what still must be done to adapt the designed expansion to the structure that exists.”

    The SF Chronicle got an exclusive look inside our under-construction building last week. Check it out

    Posted on Monday, April 14th 2014

    Join Stephen Shore and Sandra Phillips, SFMOMA Senior Curator of Photography, on April 23 at the Jewish Community Center of SF!
Photographer Stephen Shore is a pioneer in the use of color photography and was a friend of Andy Warhol. A prodigy whose images have endured, his work continues to challenge. His latest collection, From Galilee to the Negev, explores the complexities and contradictions of Israel and the Palestinian territories of the West Bank.
 Use the promo code SFMOMA to receive 25% off tickets!

    Join Stephen Shore and Sandra Phillips, SFMOMA Senior Curator of Photography, on April 23 at the Jewish Community Center of SF!

    Photographer Stephen Shore is a pioneer in the use of color photography and was a friend of Andy Warhol. A prodigy whose images have endured, his work continues to challenge. His latest collection, From Galilee to the Negev, explores the complexities and contradictions of Israel and the Palestinian territories of the West Bank.

    Use the promo code SFMOMA to receive 25% off tickets!

    Posted on Saturday, April 12th 2014