Posts Tagged “Apsara DiQuinzio”

Provisional Horizons (Six Lines of Flight)

09.19.2012  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, Projects/Series

“It has become increasingly apparent that contemporary art is no longer defined by a few primary centers; it is now composed of many centers, small and large, each possessing unique histories, constituencies, and ethnic identities.”

—Apsara DiQuinzio

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Apsara DiQuinzio: Subject to Change, the Case of Ophiuchus

03.21.2011  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, Projects/Series

The exhibition The More Things Change samples SFMOMA’s collection to present a range of works made since 2000, offering a selective survey of the art of the last 10 years and a thematic and psychological portrait of the decade. The exhibition is also an unusual collaboration among all five curatorial departments at the museum, and over the course of the year, Open Space will present texts from each of the 10 curators.


In the news recently, many of us learned a surprising thing: there is a 13th zodiac sign, known as Ophiuchus, or the ... More

R. H. Quaytman and Jack Spicer

01.06.2011  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd, One on One

Jack Spicer was an American poet, born in 1925 in Los Angeles, and something of the grit and the gold of Southern California clung to him throughout his life, even after moving to Berkeley, then San Francisco, when the Second World War ended in 1945. There’s supposed to be a giant feud between LA and SF, but I can’t say I’ve seen it in actio... More

Curatorial Romance

05.06.2010  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

Wednesday, May 5: I’m on a San Francisco-bound plane, whizzing above the clouds at 440 mph. I’m avoiding writing my next Open Space blog post because I’ve made such a big deal out of it—hours of research, pages of notes, contextualizing up the wazoo. I’ve just spent four days in New York City, the second visit where I didn’t go see the Marina Abramovic show at the MoMA. But I’ve had many discussions with people who have seen the show. Someone told me that some guy grabbed the ass of one of the naked performers, and that guy w... More

One on One: Apsara DiQuinzio on Bruce Conner’s LOOKING GLASS

04.21.2010  |  By
Filed under: One on One

[Alongside our weekly in-gallery curator “One on One” talks, we post regular ‘one on one’ bits here on the blog. Follow the series here. Today’s post is from assistant curator of painting and sculpture, Apsara DiQuinzio. I’m tipping you off now to the ‘big reveal’ in this piece: never-before-seen pictures... More

One on One: Apsara DiQuinzio on Andrea Zittel

07.21.2009  |  By
Filed under: One on One

[Alongside our weekly in-gallery curator “One on One” talks, we post regular ‘one on one’ bits from curators & staff on a particular work or exhibition they’re interested in. Follow the series here. Today’s post is from assistant curator of painting and sculpture Apsara DiQuinzio.]

I have a growing obsession for ... More

Apsara DiQuinzio & Alison Gass on SECA 2008

05.28.2008  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

Desirée Holman, The Magic Window (still), 2007; © 2008 Desiree Holman; photo courtesy of the artist and the Silverman Gallery, San Francisco

[Last Thursday SFMOMA assistant curators of painting and sculpture Apsara DiQuinzio & Alison Gass announced the 2008 SECA Art Award recipients. The SECA Award is an extremely competitive biennial prize... More