As we posted about earlier, today is Robert Rauschenberg’s birthday! To celebrate, dive into the artist’s life and work in our online Rauschenberg Research Project.
Also noteworthy: Rauschenberg’s Mother of God (1950) is on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum as part of Beyond Belief through Sunday, 10/27!
Posted on Tuesday, October 22nd 2013
Image: Adam Cardello, Communicating, 2013; photo: courtesy of the artist
Posted on Tuesday, August 27th 2013
Posted on Monday, July 22nd 2013
We need your voice to add to a video we’re making! Capture pics/video of your reaction to the following prompt and submit ‘em or tag your Tumblr post w/ #SFMOMAgo.
PROMPT: Can you imagine seeing Rothko’s No. 14, 1960 anywhere but our 2nd floor? Well, get ready to! When SFMOMA’s building closes in June, major works like our Rothko will be on the go and on view at various museums around the Bay Area!
Photo by Winni Wintermeyer
Posted on Thursday, February 28th 2013
Announcing: DELECTABLE NEW BLUE BOTTLE TREATS!
Posted on Friday, February 22nd 2013
Unlikely as it sounds, former president George W. Bush is apparently a Sunday painter. Several of his works were recently brought to light when a hacker broke into the Bush’s family email account…
Posted on Tuesday, February 12th 2013
In honor of the Westminster Dog Show that kicked off today in New York, we bring you our best in show: a valentine for Roy De Forest’s Country Dog Gentlemen (1972).
Also noteworthy: today is the deadline for sending us a love letter to an artwork! It’s fun and will brighten your day, we promise :) Go HERE to submit.
Posted on Monday, February 11th 2013
A love letter to Clyfford Still’s Untitled (1960)
Write your own love letter to an artwork and submit it! All submissions are due by MONDAY.
Posted on Sunday, February 10th 2013
A love letter to Matisse’s La Conversation (The Conversation)
Hafiz says “Art is a conversation between lovers”
You are definitely talking to me. When I see you, there is a little gasp inside me and sometimes when I turn a corner you stop my in my track, and I gasp out loud.
I love you.
Posted on Saturday, February 9th 2013
Posted on Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Jay DeFeo, “The Rose” (1958–66). Oil with wood and mica on canvas, 128 7/8 x 92 1/4 x 11 in. (327.3 x 234.3 x 27.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of The Jay DeFeo Trust, Berkeley, CA, and purchase with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee and the Judith Rothschild Foundation 95.170. (© 2012 The Jay DeFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society [ARS], New York; photo by Ben Blackwell) (via “The Rose” Is Not A Rose)
DeFeo’s The Rose will only be on view at SFMOMA through Feb. 3. Don’t miss it!
Posted on Wednesday, January 9th 2013
Reblogged from Hyperallergic LABS