Projects + Perspectives
Rauschenberg Research Project
The Rauschenberg Research Project provides free worldwide access to a wealth of scholarly research and documentation related to artworks by Robert Rauschenberg in SFMOMA’s collection.
A Place for Artists: Commissioning a New SFMOMA
Curator Gary Garrels discusses the history of the Atrium as a space for new art commissions and the impact that Julie Mehretu’s monumental works, HOWL, eon (I, II), will have on the museum and its community.
The Art of Raging Against the Machine
The art of the political poster is enduring, empowering, giving voice to the marginalized. It is meant to inform, to stir an emotional reaction, to call attention to the potential for catastrophe, to elicit empathy and even fear. In this story, we get to the heart the political poster, a selection of which are now on view in Get with the Action: Political Posters from the 1960s to Now.
Dive deeper into Soundtracks with the free online exhibition catalogue, edited by co-curators Rudolf Frieling and Tanya Zimbardo, featuring an artist project by Brandon LaBelle, Dena Beard and Frank Smigiel discussing sound and performance, and writings on exhibition artists and artworks.
Focus on Japanese Photography
Centered on SFMOMA’s large, diverse collection of Japanese photography from the postwar years to the present, this digital publication examines the development of the country’s distinctive and innovative photographic culture through the work of key practitioners of the last six decades.
How To Vol. 3 by Sadie Barnette
How To Vol. 3 continues the artist's series of absurdist “How To” manuals which ask all the right questions, but leave the answers floating just beyond the images included, all taken from the artist's daily life.
Over the next several months, Open Space will be reissuing recordings from SFMOMA's Living Room gathering in 2011, at which artists, writers, and others shared personal recollections of Bay Area art histories that shaped their lives.