Posts Tagged “Matthew Barney”

Should SFMOMA Sell Off Its Art Like Detroit?

07.26.2013  |  By
Filed under: Back Page, Field Notes

If you had asked the New Yorker a few days ago, they would have said yes. So why not sell SFMOMA’s Matisse paintings, the Mark Rothko, and the Magritte? Why not pack up the Clyfford Still room and the Warhols and the Ansel Adams photographs, then when it’s all finished, sell off the valuable land? Why not? Just think of the MILLIONS!!!

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Talking Restraint

05.10.2011  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

Five hundred people showed up on April 30 to hear Matthew Barney receive a film-related award, talk, and screen the 30-minute Drawing Restraint 17 during the San Francisco International Film Festival. The show was sold out.

I got the gig, at Barney’s request, to conduct the onstage interview. I was honored, though I knew through experience that ... More

Collection Rotation: Megan Brian

07.12.2010  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

[This month's Collection Rotation is from our very own Megan Brian, Education & Public Programs Coordinator and frequent Open Space contributor, albeit in the service of making other stars shine (Five Questions, Flickr pic of the week).  Rather than selecting a group of works from SFMOMA's permanent collection, Megan turned to the museum's staff.... More