Posts Tagged “Janet Bishop”

Janet Bishop: A Few More Stein Stories

10.25.2011  |  By
Filed under: Essay

After a terrific run at SFMOMA this past summer, during which we welcomed more than 350,000 visitors, The Steins Collect has now moved on to Paris, where it opened October 5 as Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso … L’aventure des Stein. Part of what I heard again and again about our exhibition is its appeal had as much to do with the stories as... More

The Steins Collect: Back to the Bay

05.26.2011  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd

The landmark exhibition The Steins Collect opened last Saturday. It is fantastic; do come see it. American expatriates in Paris when the 20th century was young, the Steins — writer Gertrude, her brothers Leo and Michael, and Michael’s wife, Sarah — were responsible in many ways for the turn-of-the-century revolution in the visual arts. T... More

“My God, what’s happened to David?”

01.04.2010  |  By
Filed under: Essay

SFMOMA turns 75 this month. We’ve just published a new (and very beautiful) collection catalog, 75 Years of Looking Forward, highlighting, as the curators of The Anniversary Show and the catalog, Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts, write, both “the inarguably significant and the admittedly idiosyncratic” of the museum&#... More

Interview: Rosana Castrillo Díaz & Janet Bishop

06.08.2009  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

For the opening of SFMOMA’s new Rooftop Garden, Bay Area artist Rosana Castrillo Díaz was commissioned to create a mural painting on the bridge leading to the new outdoor space. Rosana was a recipient of the 2004 SECA Art Award &, if you’re a local reader, you might remember the wall drawing she created on the museum’s third-... More

One on One: Janet Bishop on Sherrie Levine

06.03.2009  |  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, and public, on a particular work or exhibition they're interested in. Follow the series here. Today's post is from curator of painting and sculpture Janet Bishop.]

On the 2nd floor right now we have a gallery devoted to the work of She... More