Tag: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Contemporary conceptual Chinese art urges inquiry

Provocative and conceptual Chinese artists from three turbulent decades address globalism and other issues that have affected life in contemporary…

2 months ago

SFMOMA Rauschenberg retrospective reveals wry radical

One of the most significant artists of the 20th century’s second half, Robert Rauschenberg created exhilarating combinations of painting and…

1 year ago

‘Walker Evans’ at SFMOMA focuses on photographer’s love of the vernacular

Known for iconic images of the Great Depression and for finding poetry in subjects as mundane as a junkyard, 20th-century…

1 year ago

Julie Mehretu murals enliven SFMOMA atrium

New York-based artist Julie Mehretu has a massive new art work gracing The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. “HOWL,…

1 year ago

Seeing Munch beyond ‘The Scream’

Edvard Munch receives fresh consideration in a world-premiere exhibition that covers the Norwegian artist’s full career and expresses new appreciation…

2 years ago

Matisse and Diebenkorn — meeting of creative minds

Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn never met, but Diebenkorn, the California postwar artist, was profoundly influenced by the work of…

2 years ago

Welcome to Diane Arbus’ world

An exhibition of early works by influential and controversial 20th-century photographer Diane Arbus at the San Francisco Museum of Modern…

2 years ago

Photographer Anthony Hernandez gets his due at SFMOMA

Anthony Hernandez, who brought the landscape of Los Angeles, especially its poor and working-class areas, to street photography, has long…

2 years ago