San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Name: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Philanthropist Ann Fisher, SFMOMA supporter, dies at 74

San Francisco philanthropist Ann Fisher, a benefactor of the arts and advocate of education for people with learning disabilities, died Saturday at Stanford Hospital. She was 74 and had been diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago.Mrs. Fisher, the wife of ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

July Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

The July issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation newsletter is now available!In this issue:Featuring “Digital Preservation and the Arts” including Web Archiving and Preserving the Arts, and Preserving Digital and Software-Based Artworks ... [Published Library of Congress - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

'Everything Is Perfect' project culminates in awards ceremony

:05 Written by Ellie Van Houtte - Staff Writer/ellievh@latc.comKaterina Sedá announces the “Los Altos World Records” holders June 28 as part of her “Everything Is Perfect” project. Her recently released book contains the biggest, smallest and most unusual ... [Published Los Altos Town Crier - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Are Urinals, Goddesses and Coke Spoons Gorgeous?

Is a urinal gorgeous?How about a gold-plated version of a McDonald’s coffee stirrer?Or a decapitated, armless, scuffed up remnant of a stone goddess statue?Gorgeous at the Asian Art Museum suggests they are. A jumble of these and 70 other objects from ... [Published About - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fire-resistant composite cladding opens endless options for designers

Industry News Approved per International Building Code (IBC) and featured in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, new Fireshield 285 enables large facades of almost any shape, contour and texture.Kreysler & Associates (American Canyon, Calif., USA) ... [Published Composites World - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Oldest Living Things: More Than 10,000 Years Old

Since the 19th century, photography has been used to capture nature in its various forms. Photographers accompanied explorers and scientists to document the wonders they discovered. Nowadays, artists’ eyes guide us to peer at our intimate emotions and ... [Published FORA.tv - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Garry Winogrand show opens at The Met, NYC >

Anyone booking a holiday in New York City will no doubt be planning to take a few snaps of their trip.But they may also want to see some of the most famous snaps of the city ever taken, by heading to an exhibition opening at the city's Metropolitan Museum ... [Published Opodo - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco Museum Nears $610 Million Fundraising Goal

anchorSFMOMA Expansion Aerial Southeast Façade. (Bloomberg; Source: MIR and Snøhetta)About $570 million, or 94 percent, has been raised by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for its 235,000-square-foot (21,800-square-meter) expansion and to add $245 ... [Published Archinect - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: California Glamour

Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s photo of a male prostitute in Las Vegas hangs by a mythical bird-man from central Thailand. The Buddhist deity Simhavaktra Dakini from 17th century China poses in front of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ curtain of golden beads. And a Mark ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bespoke Building Products that can also Fend Off Fire

A worker at Kreysler & Associate’s shop, in the San Francisco Bay Area, finishes a Fireshield 285 panel, which will be installed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.Credit: Justin FantlDigital fabrication has made bespoke finishes a more attainable—and ... [Published Architect Magazine - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

SFMOMA, Whitney compare moving notes

"I don't have an edifice complex," said Whitney Museum of American Art Director Adam Weinberg, despite his unbounded enthusiasm for the new $422 million quarters the Whitney will open in Lower Manhattan in 2015.Construction of the Whitney's new Renzo ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Borusan Contemporary opens summer season

Hatice UtkanISTANBULBorusan Contemporary opens the summer with an exclusive exhibition to open on June 14. The exhibition gathers artists from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Media Arts CollectionBorusan Contemporary Director Güzin Tezcanlı says ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 11 2014]

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...Fisher as a "beautiful, chic and bright" woman who read "voraciously" and traveled the globe with her family. And, Friend noted, "she had a wonderful, practical attitude about her illness. She knew where she was but continued to make new plans to the end. She was a special person and fought hard and almost never complained."
"Every idea that we have, since we're it, we're The Oyster Girls, we can just go for it" Jazmine Lalicker said
...our offices to reflect the very traits that make San Francisco unique and wonderful," said San Francisco Travel President and CEO Joe D'Alessandro. "Our people, our destination and our space are all aligned around the same characteristics of innovation, creativity and collaboration."
"Winogrand was an artistic descendant of Walker Evans and Robert Frank, but differed sharply from them,” exhibition guest curator Leo Rubinfien said, naming two other famed photographers."

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A Tale of Two Cities across the Continent [Published New Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
Modernism's Jewish Connection [Published Architectural Record - Jul 03 2014]
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Local sisters making oysters a family -- and fe... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 02 2014]
Fire-resistant composite cladding opens endless... [Published Composites World - Jul 01 2014]
The Oldest Living Things: More Than 10,000 Year... [Published FORA.tv - Jun 30 2014]
San Francisco Travel's New Offices Reflect the ... [Published Tamar Securities - Jun 27 2014]
Garry Winogrand show opens at The Met, NYC > [Published Opodo - Jun 27 2014]
Garry Winogrand Retrospective to Open at Metrop... [Published Women's Wear Daily - Jun 27 2014]
Out There - Vanquishing Prop 8 & hate [Published Bay Area Reporter - Jun 26 2014]
So George Lucas goes to Chicago? So what? [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 25 2014]
San Francisco Museum Nears $610 Million Fundrai... [Published Archinect - Jun 24 2014]
Nancy Graves' First Exhibition at Mitchell-Inne... [Published Broadway World - Jun 23 2014]
Ai Weiwei Alcatraz exhibition a major move for ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 23 2014]
The Week in Review: San Francisco [Published Haute Living Magazine - Jun 21 2014]
Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: California Glamour [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 20 2014]
Bespoke Building Products that can also Fend Of... [Published Architect Magazine - Jun 19 2014]
Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Celebrations [Published About - Jun 19 2014]
Michael Jang's College Series Is the Unofficial... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jun 17 2014]
Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer flops with artsy approach... [Published New York Post - Jun 17 2014]
William M. Roth, Lifelong Public Servant, Dies ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 17 2014]
SFMOMA, Whitney compare moving notes [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 13 2014]
Drain The Hudson River For Real Estate? See How... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 12 2014]
Borusan Contemporary opens summer season [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 11 2014]
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Apple's design chief Jony Ive is set to be honored with the Bay Area Treasure Award , given by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Ive will receive the award for his long history of designing innovative products for Apple."Ive is our generation's ...
San Francisco MOMA to honor Apple design chief ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - May 08 2014]
  Jony Ive, Apple’s revered Senior Vice President of Design, is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). The 2014 SFMOMA award will be presented to Ive on October 30th, and Ive will follow ...
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