Posts Tagged “Elizabeth Gand”

Remembering Helen Levitt

05.18.2009  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

[From Elizabeth Gand, SFMOMA assistant curator of photography.]

It’s a sad spring in the world of photography: Helen Levitt passed away at the end of March—quietly, in her sleep, at the age of 95. New York has lost its great visionary poet, who photographed scenes from everyday life with unsurpassed wit and imagination. We feel the loss acutely here at SFMOMA, where her work has been admired, collected, and celebrated. In 1991, SFMOMA collaborated with the Met on Ms. Levitt’s first retrospective—a major event that brought renewe... More

One on One: Elizabeth Gand on Leo Rubinfien

04.13.2009  |  By
Filed under: One on One

Alongside our new curator “One on One” talks, we’re doing regular ‘one on one’ blog posts, from curators, staff, and public, on a particular work or exhibition they’re interested in. Today’s post is from Elizabeth Gand, Assistant Curator of Photography.

When crisis or calamity strikes, what can photographs do? All four photographers i... More