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Aiming to reconnect the institution with its city, the San Francisco Museum of Art revealed its fancy plans for a new and transformative design for its building. Chosen in a private contest between thirty prospects, the international architectural firm Snøhetta presented its idea for an asymmetrical white rippled-façade building, which will be situated behind Mario Botta’s original museum structure.  The expansion attempts to open up new avenues of circulation, and will promote more public engageme... [more]
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Imagistic Resistances   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Allan Sekula, Bruno Serralongue at San Francisco Art Institute - Walter and McBean Galleries December 1st, 2011 - February 18th, 2012
Posted 12/5/11
With the recent surge of Occupy protests and their outcry against neoliberal capitalism, Oceans and Campfires: Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralongue feels presently and entirely relevant. As prominent figures in the field of contemporary documentary photography and video, Sekula and Serralongue present works based on their travels around the world exploring regions undergoing political, economic, and social transformations. Both photographers employ contemporary art as a source of resistance to hierarchical... [more]
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