SFMOMA

Displaying Art at Home by Sarah Lonsdale

Janet Bishop is the curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  Her most recent exhibition—The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde—reunited the collections of Gertrude Stein and her family, who installed the art in their Paris apartments salon-style. We asked Janet to give us advice on how we should go about displaying art in our own homes. 

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Doug Aitken has just announced the details of Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, an exciting new art project that will support programming at seven partner museums, including SFMOMA! This September, a train (turned into a “kinetic sculpture” by Aitken) will travel from NYC to SF, stopping along the way to connect artists, musicians, and creative pioneers. Watch this video to learn more!

Image: Rendering of Station to Station train by Doug Aitken. Work in progress. © 2013 Doug Aitken