Posts Tagged “Sam Green”

75 Reasons to Live: Sam Green on Unknown / Untitled

08.05.2010  |  By
Filed under: One on One

Sam Green is a documentary filmmaker living in San Francisco. For a possibly irrelevant anecdote from me on Sam’s selection of this curious untitled photograph by an unknown photographer, see my note on Anne Walsh’s talk, here. Click the thumbnail for a larger view of the picture.

Remember the end of Manhattan, when Woody Allen asks him... More

20 Bay Area Artists & Videos

01.06.2010  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

In collaboration with Happenstand, last summer I compiled a provisional list of some of the most important living artists in the SF Bay Area to share with curator friends abroad and those visiting. It includes artists who have realized exhibitions at museums, solo shows at galleries, and experience outside California and in most cases the US. In other words it’s an attempt at a quantitative rather than qualitative survey. We called it Stance both as a play on the name Happenstand and the idea of taking a stance. Using the Stance artists a... More

Two on Altamont: Sam Durant | Sam Green

12.17.2009  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

December 6th marked the 40-year anniversary of what’s well known only as “Altamont”—the end of the sixties.  Los Angeles-based independent curator Jenée Misraje talks with two artists (named Sam) who’ve dealt with the history of Altamont in distinct ways.

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JENÉE MISRAJE

1969. It began with Richard Nixon assuming the White Hous... More