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SFMOMA Treasures Apple's Jony Ive

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 11.04.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Tech-obsessed guests at SFMOMA's Modern Art Council dinner were paying attention -- they even looked up from their iPhones to see Jonathan 'Jony' Ive receive the Bay Area Treasure Award.

Val's Gals and Their Pals

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 05.14.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

San Francisco showed off its bella figura at the splashy opening of the luxe Valentino Store on Grant Avenue. A coveted invitation for the shopping se...

Temporary Contemporary Lifts the FOG

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Raiser

Fantasy and reality continued to meld throughout the show, which highlighted a broad swath of 20th-century and contemporary modern design galleries, artists and concepts. The satisfying result was as cool as a cloud of San Francisco fog.

Passionate Hearts Pining for The Presidio

Sally Fay | Posted 11.23.2013 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

The Presidio Trust is in charge of deciding which of the three proposals, if any, will break ground in the most beautiful urban national park in the world. There is great potential for amazing things to happen.

Could LA Museums Be More Generous to the Public?

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Having lived in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, I remember a sense of frustration about the fact that, throughout the 1980's, the New York Times...

What Does It Take To Completely Deconstruct The SFMOMA?

sf mag logo | Posted 07.23.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of San Francisco magazine. Neal Benezra is looking out the window of his surprisingly modest office, surveying a ...

Happy Days, and Hours, Are Here Again

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week's Art Talk got particularly passionate responses from KCRW listeners who hear my program on the air, or those who read the text of it on the...

PHOTOS: SFMOMA's Latest Creations Are Artistic And Delicious

The Contra Costa Times | Jackie Burrell | Posted 06.30.2013 | San Francisco

Talk about San Francisco's renowned Museum of Modern Art and at some point, the conversation will turn to Mondrian: the artist, the paintings and, of ...

Slow Art Day

Peter Clothier | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

For those who habitually spend just a few seconds with an art work in a museum or gallery, and then devote more time than that to the adjacent wall label, the Slow Art Day experience offers an opportunity to slow down and pay attention in a way that proves genuinely rewarding.

LOOK: SFMOMA's Final Exhibit Revealed

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.04.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco has been licking its wounds over news that the beloved SFMOMA will be closing for nearly three years starting this summer. (Albeit for a...

'We Have Not Loved Life': Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA

Larissa Archer | Posted 06.02.2013 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

They're not the sort of images that one blinks at for a while before concluding that art is incomprehensible and wandering off in a state of alienation.

LOOK: Famed Photographer Comes To SFMOMA

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.25.2013 | San Francisco

Every generation has its photographer, and in the early 1960s, it was Garry Winogrand. Famous for his haunting street photography, Winogrand used ...

VideoGame Art: High Art for a New Generation

Lin Evola | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

On March 2, 2013 Jason Warnke had his Curatorial Debut exhibiting 140 video game artists (60 at the gallery and 80 included online) at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco. The following interview was held at Zero Zero Restaurant in San Francisco on March 8th, 2013.

LOOK: SFMOMA's Remodel Revealed

Hannah Bricker | Posted 05.23.2013 | San Francisco

SFMOMA is about to get a $555 million facelift. The new space will be outfitted with increased entrances, outdoor galleries and the largest vertic...

There's Something About Garry

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts

When street photographer Garry Winogrand passed away unexpectedly at 56 years old, he left behind approximately 250,000 images he'd never even seen. B...

Salon Culture 2.0: A New Era of Arts Patronage

Mia R. Benenate | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Mia R. Benenate

Working with leading talent from around the globe DK Johnston and his Arts Fund partners have been able to add water to mid-career creatives and help take their marketing, business, and financials to the next level.

San Fran Hires Art Detective After Losing $90M

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

San Francisco has recently hired its very own art detective and announced a moratorium on public art donations to the city, all in response to claims ...

Photos Of Japan's Landscapes In Transition

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama is exploring the relationship between nature and humanity in a retrospective entitled "Natural Stories." The ex...

SFMOMA Wonders What Cindy Sherman Looks Like?

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 09.12.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

The opening party for the riveting Cindy Sherman retrospective at SFMOMA played out like a bit of Where's Waldo for the contemporary cadre. Amidst the elegant installation of photographs featuring Sherman, where was... Sherman?

PHOTOS: Huge Artist Coming To The SFMOMA

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.11.2012 | San Francisco

Every once in a while an artist comes to town (Jean Paul Gaultier, Matisse and Picasso, Balenciaga, Warhol) and the entire city takes notice. This...

PHOTOS: Local Celebrities Dazzle At The SFMOMA

Posted 06.28.2012 | San Francisco

By Jennifer Raiser, SF Wire South of Market returned to its blue light district origins last night, as SFMOMA produced a Picasso-inspired evening t...

Dallas Art Fair Creators Partner With SFMOMA to Launch FOG, A New Modern Design Fair in San Francisco

ARTINFO | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Dallas Art Fair founders Chris Byrne and John Sughrue are heading further West. In January, they'll be opening the inaugural FOG, a new San Francisco ...

Photography South Of The Border

Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

For SFMOMA's latest exhibition, the institution is going down south, centering on Mexico's captivating essence in the realm of photography. The vast s...

PHOTOS: SFMOMA Acquires World-Famous New Piece

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.28.2012 | San Francisco

Last week, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) acquired Edward Hopper's "Intermission," one of Hopper's final works, painted only four yea...

Insightful Photo Portraits by Dutch Master in Retrospective at SFMOMA

Leo Stutzin | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

To look at Rineke Dijkstra's images of a teen-aged girl on a beach or a Portuguese bullfighter who has just emerged from the ring is to see the subject. The person in front of the camera is all that matters, not the person who released the shutter.