As we move out of our building, we feel like this drawing from All Over Coffee by Paul Madonna is a perfect reminder: …in the end, a room will always be a group of people.
Posted on Monday, June 17th 2013
…Since [Damien Hirst’s] first spot paintings appeared, in the mid-1980s, something of a mystery has grown: just how many are there?
Posted on Friday, June 14th 2013
Lovely shot of Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field.
Posted on Thursday, June 13th 2013
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With our Countdown Celebration happening now through Sunday evening, it feels like the perfect time to reflect on our past with this photo of our Botta building under construction in 1993!
Posted on Thursday, May 30th 2013
Posted on Tuesday, May 21st 2013
SFMOMA commissioned the online project Agent Ruby by artist Lynn Hershman Leeson more than 10 years ago. Since then Agent Ruby — an artificial intelligence Internet entity — has conversed with online users, which has shaped her memory, knowledge, and moods. Learn more→
Posted on Monday, May 20th 2013
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things. – Pablo Picasso
Posted on Tuesday, May 7th 2013
Are you curious to find out what we’ll be up to while our building is closed for expansion (starting on June 2!)? Watch this video to see San Franciscans react to the news about our SFMOMA On the Go programming!
Posted on Monday, May 6th 2013
The installation of Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field has begun! This outdoor, free-to-the-public exhibition will be the first part of our SFMOMA On the Go programming. If you’re in the area, check it out! Exhibition officially opens on May 22.
Posted on Tuesday, April 30th 2013
Photographer and guest curator Leo Rubinfien has estimated that perhaps two million people passed through Garry Winogrand’s photographs, equaling roughly one percent or more of everyone in America during Winogrand’s productive years.
Image: Garry Winogrand, Los Angeles, ca.1980–83; gelatin silver print; Garry Winogrand Archive, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona; © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Posted on Thursday, April 25th 2013
Garry Winogrand’s first retrospective in 25 years at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is also the first exhibition to examine the renowned photographer’s unfinished work. Dying suddenly at the age of 56, he left behind some 250,000 undeveloped negatives, as well as proof sheets that had been marked, but never printed.
Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd 2013