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Boston Globe
Changing the modern-art game: Have you seen what they’ve done in San Francisco?it better. Making it better means acquiring better art. But it also means knowi
Changing the modern-art game: Have you seen what they’ve done in San Francisco?
Boston Globe / Posted 17 hours ago
it better. Making it better means acquiring better art. But it also means knowing what to do with that art. The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which opens on May 14 after a three-year closure, is verifiably bigger. It has a new... Read more
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Arts Journal
SF MoMA and Museum Architecture: Killing A MemeHave you seen the new Snohetta-designed expansion of the San Francisco Museum o
SF MoMA and Museum Architecture: Killing A Meme
Arts Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
Have you seen the new Snohetta-designed expansion of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art? I’ve seen only pictures (one, at right), but it should in my opinion put to rest the line many museum directors have been using in recent years that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Detour and SFMOMA reinvent the audio tourSports fans might want to tour the rebuilt San Francisco Museum of Modern Art l
Detour and SFMOMA reinvent the audio tour
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
Sports fans might want to tour the rebuilt San Francisco Museum of Modern Art listening to an audio play-by-play tour featuring Dave Righetti, Jon Miller and Renel Brooks-Moon of the Giants. Or visitors who are not rabid art aficionados can listen... Read more
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The Verge
Detour’s high-tech audio tours veer into museums for the first timeannounced today that its technology can now be used to build tours of interior
Detour’s high-tech audio tours veer into museums for the first time
The Verge / Posted 20 hours ago
announced today that its technology can now be used to build tours of interior spaces, beginning with the newly renovated San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. And the company says it is opening its platform for the first time so other creators can... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Military compounds transform into creative spaceand home accessories that marry art, craft, function and form in such success t
Military compounds transform into creative space
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and home accessories that marry art, craft, function and form in such success that his work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the Museum of Craft and Design in Dogpatch/Potrero... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Shimon Attie Challenging Preconceived Notions about Israel and the ‘Territories’for Photography, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Jewish Museum,
Shimon Attie Challenging Preconceived Notions about Israel and the ‘Territories’
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
for Photography, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Jewish Museum, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Attie is currently working on The... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Going publicmuseums. Not in the Bay Area, where some 200 collectors have been persuaded to
Going public
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
museums. Not in the Bay Area, where some 200 collectors have been persuaded to donate over 4,000 works of art to the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). As if that were not enough, they have also contributed generously to a new $305m... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
SFMOMA's $610M Renovation to Debut in Mayit took a long time to get it there,” says Charles Schwab, motioning toward the
SFMOMA's $610M Renovation to Debut in May
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
it took a long time to get it there,” says Charles Schwab, motioning toward the soaring ceiling of the brand spanking new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Schwab, the powerhouse investor and chair of SFMOMA’s board of trustees, appears... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
SFMOMA review: it's art history on steroids but must go beyond big namesquirky, but not exactly world class: that could have described San Francisco a
SFMOMA review: it's art history on steroids but must go beyond big names
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
quirky, but not exactly world class: that could have described San Francisco a few decades ago, and could describe the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art too. But as the city by the bay has grown into a hard-charging hub of tech wealth and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
SFMOMA's new extension – a gigantic meringue with a hint of Ikeain a cartoon cloud above the street in the architect’s sketchbook, on display i
SFMOMA's new extension – a gigantic meringue with a hint of Ikea
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
in a cartoon cloud above the street in the architect’s sketchbook, on display in the new $305m (£209m) extension to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. “Environmental concept,” reads a scribbled note on the page. “Fog.” Norwegian architects... Read more
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examiner.com
'New SFMOMA' is a hugely impressive museumIn an astonishing journey channeling Gulliver, the San Francisco Museum of Mode
'New SFMOMA' is a hugely impressive museum
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
In an astonishing journey channeling Gulliver, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art started off in the Lilliput of the fourth floor of the Veterans Building to arrive now to the Brobdingnagnian grandeur of "new SFMOMA." Museum director Neal... Read more
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The Mercury News
The new SFMOMA: A first peekSo you've been starving for Warhol or Calder for the past three years while the
The new SFMOMA: A first peek
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
So you've been starving for Warhol or Calder for the past three years while the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has been closed for expansion. Well, get ready for a feast. The museum reopens May 14, its new 10-story white-clad addition looming up... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
SFMOMA's expansion offers a deep dive into a few artists' worksThe San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opens its doors to the public on May 14,
SFMOMA's expansion offers a deep dive into a few artists' works
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opens its doors to the public on May 14, just shy of three years after closing for a $305-million expansion of its building, now doubled in size. The new galleries are capacious and well organized. The big... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
SFMOMA's expansion tries mightily but ultimately rings a bit hollowin that decade by Paul McCarthy, Cady Noland, Sarah Sze and other artists. Nea
SFMOMA's expansion tries mightily but ultimately rings a bit hollow
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
in that decade by Paul McCarthy, Cady Noland, Sarah Sze and other artists. Nearly 400 miles due north, meanwhile, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will on May 14 open a massive new $305-million wing by the prolific Norwegian firm... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Nonstop metropolis: viewing a city's crazy, diverse, complex history as an atlasexplains, before admitting there were other reasons she expanded this undertaki
Nonstop metropolis: viewing a city's crazy, diverse, complex history as an atlas
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
explains, before admitting there were other reasons she expanded this undertaking, which began as a commission from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, to include the Big Apple and the Big Easy. “They’re cultural capitals, three port cities... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
SFMOMA’s reopening: a bonanza of contemporary arttwo days before Don died, a longstanding agreement (unusual in the art world) w
SFMOMA’s reopening: a bonanza of contemporary art
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
two days before Don died, a longstanding agreement (unusual in the art world) was reached to show the collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for at least 100 years. It was a momentous occasion for SFMOMA, which began to plan a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Well-traveled photojournalist, Kevin Bubriski, to talk about new book on Saturday in Manchesterthe photos." His exhibitions range from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Well-traveled photojournalist, Kevin Bubriski, to talk about new book on Saturday in Manchester
Bennington Banner / Posted 20 days ago
the photos." His exhibitions range from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the International Center of Photography to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. Bubriski worked in Nepal for nine years and also... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SFMOMA photography curator Sandra Phillips stepping downSandra Phillips. Phillips assumed responsibility for the region’s most importa
SFMOMA photography curator Sandra Phillips stepping down
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Sandra Phillips. Phillips assumed responsibility for the region’s most important collection of photographs, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in 1987; as the department grew, she was appointed senior curator in 1999. During her... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The new SFMOMA will feature a giant living wallWhen the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens to the public in May, visit
The new SFMOMA will feature a giant living wall
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
When the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens to the public in May, visitors will not only see a museum that has more than doubled in size, but they will be greeted by what museum officials are calling the largest vertical garden in the Bay... Read more
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The New Yorker
Performance Art that Doesn’t Borethousand dollars each, and they have all been sold—one was acquired jointly by
Performance Art that Doesn’t Bore
The New Yorker / Posted 27 days ago
thousand dollars each, and they have all been sold—one was acquired jointly by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Kjartansson’s career is still in its early stages, and what he will do next year or the... Read more

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