Recent News

  • SFMOMA recently acquired an Eirik Johnson daguerreotype which was made in collaboration with Daniel Carrillo, from their series "Unfolded."

  • Fred Wilson's installation 'Afro Kismet' at the Pera Museum in Istanbul, a continuation of his piece for the American Pavilion at the 2003 Venice Biennale, is included in the Istanbul Biennial. On view through Nov. 12th.

  • We are please to announce that Dawoud Bey has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship: "Using an expansive approach to photography that creates new spaces of engagement within cultural institutions, making them more meaningful to and representative of the communities in which they are situated."

  • Congratulations to Robert Minervini who has been selected by the San Francisco Arts Commission to be included in a permanent mosaic and glass installation at the SFO Airport in Terminal 1.

  • Doubledrink, a new commissioned work by Nathan Lynch, is a functional ceramic water fountain designed for two people to drink from simultaneously. It is included in the newly completed Commons at Headlands Center for the Arts. Photo by Jan Sturmann.

  • Congratulations to Lava Thomas, selected as one of Headlands Center for the Arts Fall Artists in Residence.

  • Dawoud Bey will be included in the first Front International Cleveland Triennial, July 2018

  • Several works by Rupert Garcia were recently acquired by Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

  • A catalog published for the exhibition Hung Liu: Promised Land, with an essay by Maria Porges, is now available.

  • Marci Washington has created the cover for a new edition of Penguin Classics Frankenstein - coming January 2018!

  • Lava Thomas' Requiem for Charleston was recently acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and is currently on view on the 3rd floor, west wing. 

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