26 septembre 2009

Fisher Collection comes to SFMOMA

Roy Lichtenstein, Live Ammo (“Tzing”), 1962; oil and Magna on canvas; 68" x 56"; Doris and Donald Fisher Collection; © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) Board Chair Charles Schwab and Director Neal Benezra today announced that the museum is developing a groundbreaking relationship with Doris and Donald Fisher that would provide the Fisher Collection—one of the world's leading collections of contemporary art—with a home at SFMOMA. The Fishers, who together... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

Richard Avedon , Photographs 1946-2004 @ the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Richard Avedon, Willem de Kooning, painter, Springs, Long Island, New York, August 18, 1969; © 2009 The Richard Avedon Foundation. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- As a highlight of its summer exhibitions schedule, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Richard Avedon: Photographs 1946–2004, on view from July 11 through November 29, 2009. Widely celebrated as one of America's preeminent photographers, Avedon was among the first to challenge the conventional boundaries between studio photography and reportage. Some of his... [Lire la suite]