The artist says he wants the 107-feet-long mural at SFMOMA to get people to interact with one another.
Although social media has amped up the sharing of photos, the urge behind it is nothing new.
Celmins’s images of oceans and galaxies are powerfully personal and intimate, even if they are mysteriously deserted and distant.
SFMOMA has partnered with Kanopy to stream the films screening at the museum.
In Art and China after 1989, now at SFMOMA, China’s emergence onto the world stage is eclipsed by persisting Orientalist ideas and Western modes of curation.
When Belgium was occupied by Germany during World War II, René Magritte adopted the style of Pierre-Auguste Renoir and painted images based on popular cartoons.
Meiselas, whose documentary photography is wide ranging, says the one thing that ties her work together is her “relationships with subjects over time.”
“The Deluge,” a monumental Turner painting showing a Biblical flood, is currently paired with Akomfrah’s “Vertigo Sea” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
In Kerry Tribe’s video we see both actors playing patients and medical students acting as though they were doctors, but the aim is for something real: empathy.
Reflecting on “HOWL, eon (I, II),” her new commission for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Julie Mehretu talks about working at a huge scale, how live music affects her process, and how the 2016 election impacted her work.
An exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art illustrates how, over time, Munch moved away from observational painting toward something more symbolic and emotional.
SAN FRANCISCO — After a three-year closure, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopens to the public on May 14.