This morning SFMOMA curator of photography Corey Keller took on crowd-submitted questions via @SFMOMA_Curator for Ask a Curator Day. Here is the transcript from the chat, which turned out to be a lot of fun. What does Corey say when asked what single work from our collection she’d save if the building were burning? Or if she’s seen any good erotic photography lately? (To read the whole chat, make sure to click “read next page” at the bottom.) Enjoy!
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On Wednesday, September 18, curators from museums and galleries around the world will be answering questions on Twitter for Ask a Curator Day. Here at SFMOMA, I’ll be sitting down with Corey Keller, SFMOMA curator of photography, to dive into crowd-submitted questions relating to life as a curator, the medium of photography (did you know SFMO... More
On view in San Francisco for just a few more days are two major photography exhibitions: Ralph Eugene Meatyard at the de Young and Francesca Woodman at SFMOMA. On January 26th, Julian Cox, Founding Curator of Photography for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and Chief Curator at the de Young, and Corey Keller, Associate Curator of Photography at SFMOMA, talked to each other via G-chat, and discussed the two artists, their work, and their place in the history of photography.More
from Corey Keller, SFMOMA associate curator of photography:
On Sunday, December 13, photographer Larry Sultan passed away at home, surrounded by his beloved family. For several months he had been fighting a rare and virulent cancer, one that would not respond to treatment. In a series of humorous, thoughtful, and heart-breaking emails, he kept us a... More
Left: Auguste-Adolphe Bertsch, Male itch mite, ca. 1853–57; Salt print; San Francisco Museum of Art. Right: Wilson Alwyn Bentley, Snowflakes, before 1905; Printing-out paper prints; Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C.
[Here, our managing editor of communications, Apollonia Morrill, talks with SFMOMA associate curator of photography Corey Keller about the exhibition Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900. More than four years in the making, Corey’s “science show”–as we often heard it... More
I admit that one of things I love to look at most around the museum is this kind of backstage view. Like many of us, I have a passion for loading docks, pallets on casters, worktables, crates, drills, drywall, nails, screws, frames; I like seeing things taken apart, or just about to get put together… At any rate, this shot was taken last week... More