Posts Tagged “Agnes Martin”

Five on Transition

Maria Popova: Against Interpretation

04.15.2014  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

“It’s only when the heart begins to beat wildly and without pattern — when it begins to realize its boundlessness — that its newly adamant pulse bangs on the walls of its cage and is bruised by its enclosure.” — Kay Larsen

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Collection Rotation: Elizabeth Sims

10.07.2013  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, Projects/Series

In our regular feature Collection Rotation, a guest selects from SFMOMA’s collection works online. This fall artists with Bay Area ties take over the series. In addition to their rotations, we asked each artist to answer poet Robert Duncan’s request to students in his 1958 Workshop in Basic Techniques and provide us with a set of influences for their work — a “constellation of their genius.” Today, please welcome Elizabeth Sims. To find her map, follow the footnote citations.

Much of my work lately has begun at the point of acceptance... More

Collection Rotation: Elaine Kahn

08.05.2013  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, Projects/Series

For our regular feature Collection Rotation, we invite a guest to organize a mini “exhibition” from our collection works online. Today, please welcome poet and musician Elaine Kahn.

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with Celtic music. I had CDs of traditional Gaelic lullabies, folk harp, uilleann pipe pastorals. My favorite song of all was calle... More

Proposal for a Museum: Dana DeGiulio

02.07.2013  |  By
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Later this year SFMOMA will close for an expansion planned to last nearly three years. Reflecting on the closure, grupa o.k. asked several friends and colleagues to imagine their own proposals for a museum in San Francisco. Today’s proposal, the last in the series, is by Dana DeGiulio.


Dana DeGiulio is an artist based in Chicago. Find more of h... More

SECA 50th Anniversary Artist-on-Artist Talks: Kathryn VanDyke on Agnes Martin

02.15.2012  |  By
Filed under: One on One

In conjunction with Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards, we’ve restyled our weekly in-gallery talks with a superb lineup of past SECA Art awardees. Each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. an artist talks about something on view. Last week, Kathryn VanDyke (2000 SECA Art Award) talked about Agnes Martin and her painting Falling Blue:

Kathryn VanDyke ... More