Looking East across San Francisco Bay to Oakland, California, circa/before 1920. Keystone-Mast Collection at UCR CMP, 1996.0009.X5954
When you see me eat a poppy
I sniff gasoline in band-aids
Pour chocolate with garlic
On my bread"
— Etel Adnan, “Five Senses for One Death,” 1971
Snøhetta take note: The last in grupa o.k.’s series for SFMOMA, Proposal for a Museum, is now up. It’s in the form of a video tour of the new institution by the Chicago-based artist Dana Degiulio. If you don’t laugh and cry by the end of it you’re made of sturdier stuff than we are.
William Scott, 2006 (from a zine of his letters and architectural drawings published on the occasion of his White Room exhibition at White Columns, New York). Now more than ever.
Bruce Conner, assemblage—photographed for the cover of Philip Lamantia, Destroyed Works (San Francisco: Auerhahn Press, 1962)
“Be Sure To Let Us Know How That Works Out For You,” “If I Must Go It Alone I Am Taking You With Me,” “How Wonderful For You,” “What Is It Precisely That You Require Of Me?” and other fantastic titles, as conceived by Martin McMurray. Seen here at Gallery 16 during last Friday’s event.
The N.O. Show (National Offense), October -November 1982, organized by Jo Babcock and Paul Hasegawa at A.R.E., Inc., La Mamelle, Inc., South of Market Cultural Center, San Francisco; Fashion Moda, Ninth Street Studio, New York; James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles.