How Van Gogh’s Ear Incident Went ‘Viral’ in 1888
The hospital in Arles where Vincent van Gogh stayed after he cut off his ear (photograph by the…
Happy birthday to Sol LeWitt, born on this day in 1928!
Starting from the radical idea that an artwork’s concept is more important than its form, Sol LeWitt helped revolutionize the definition of art in the 1960s.
LISTEN: Artists Sol LeWitt and Tom Marioni and curator Gary Garrels discuss LeWitt’s wall drawings and the birth of conceptual art→
This photo, taken by SFMOMA staffer Don Ross, shows our installation crew working on Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #935: Color bands in four directions, which was on view in our Atrium back in 2000.
dropping apples. 9-8-13.
The Top 10 Art Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Instant
I like to think of the mythical Netflix Marathon as the process of accumulating inspiration, but it…
Oligopoly (Revised), watercolor, acrylic ink, and colored pencil on panel, 2011. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery
A look inside Donald Judd’s home studio in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood. It will be open for tours…
I do not mistrust reality, of which I know next to nothing, but I am suspicious regarding the image of reality which our senses convey to us, and which is incomplete and limited. Our eyes have developed such as to survive. It is merely coincidence that we can see stars with them as well. —
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I write everything many times over. All my thoughts are second thoughts. — Aldous Huxley (via theparisreview)