Taylor Brandon commented under the museum’s Instagram post in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and said, “Having black people on your homepage/feed is not enough.” Artists and SFMOMA employees have spoken out in agreement.
The museum received a $6.2 million federal loan, lifting its staff furlough through June 30, but the petition’s authors emphasize that management has not yet addressed demands to support staff long-term.
Bey does not simply document Black life, but Black existence in a nation-state built upon the creation and maintenance of our subjugation.
Artist Nicole Miller sees her film To the Stars as being about potential: “I want the kids to feel like they are part of the narrative of what it means to be an astronaut or a brilliant thinker.”
Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene features photographs that focus on ancient monuments and landscapes in Egypt and Algeria from the 1850s, rather than people.
The previously unknown Polaroids of April Dawn Alison were not just snatched from the jaws of oblivion, but are now in an esteemed museum collection.
It is clear to me now that seeing Jess’s art was the beginning of my awareness that there was a multitude of what John Ashbery called “other traditions.”
What struck me most in moving through the arc of Lacy’s career is what varied and thoughtful work she’s produced decade after decade, no doubt the result of her preference for collaboration.
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.
Designers wanted to create a community that was equitable, affordable, and open-minded. But over the years developers began courting wealthy weekenders, and today units sell at stratospheric prices.