San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Chameleon artist DeFeo finally honored

The late Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo is best known for a…

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Jasper Johns shining at San Francisco MOMA

Jasper Johns made his mark nearly 60 years ago, transforming the art…

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Grand ideas: A screen print of Buckminster Fuller and Chuck Byrne’s patent for the Dymaxion car is among the items on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

The extraordinary plans of Bucky Fuller

A strange and wondrous world is on view at the San Francisco…

Grand ideas: A screen print of Buckminster Fuller and Chuck Byrne’s patent for the Dymaxion car is among the items on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Bathing beauties: Rineke Dijkstra’s revealing photographs of teens in South Carolina and Poland illustrate differences between individuals and cultures.

Provocative portraits of awkward adolescence

Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra bravely looks at the muddy waters of adolescence.…

Bathing beauties: Rineke Dijkstra’s revealing photographs of teens in South Carolina and Poland illustrate differences between individuals and cultures.
Courtesy photoSECA winner Mauricio Ancalmo’s “A Lover’s Discourse” includes a 16mm film projector

SFMOMA exhibit has challenges, rewards

Acronyms for some organizations are easily identifiable. Most people know what IBM…

Courtesy photoSECA winner Mauricio Ancalmo’s “A Lover’s Discourse” includes a 16mm film projector
Riveting images: “Polka Dots

Francesca Woodman exhibit displays haunting beauty

It’s hard to imagine an artist barely out of college deserving a…

Riveting images: “Polka Dots
Documentary photography: “Girl in Pink Dress

Diverse modern-world views on exhibit at SFMOMA’s ‘Face of Our Time’

While “The Steins Collect” has been stealing the limelight at San Francisco…

Documentary photography: “Girl in Pink Dress

Tobias Wong’s arresting works on view at SFMOMA

In a corner gallery at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,…

Commonwealth Club honors distinguished citizens

Commonwealth Club Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner: At its 23rd annual event Tuesday…

A historical view of California photos

Photography was invented in 1837 and came into widespread use in the…

SFMOMA to display Fishers’ modern art collection in June

A sample of Doris and the late Don Fisher’s collection of modern…

SFMOMA rooftop garden blends art and nature

When is a garden art?  When is art a garden? That question…