Dorothea Lange Digital Archive

"The good photograph is not the object, the consequences of the photograph are the object. So that no one would say, how did you do it, where did you find it, but they would say that such things could  ...

Levi Strauss: A History of American Style

            Aw shoot!  I forgot to wear my new tight-fitting black Levi’s to the Levi’s show!  But then, I was so surrounded by Levi’s history, paraphernalia, photographs, pants, and all things Levi’s that it didn’t really matter.  ...

SFMOMA’s 2019 SECA Art Award

Since 1967, the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has honored more than 90 Bay Area emerging or under-recognized artists with its SECA Art Award. The 2019 SECA  ...

Soul of a Nation

“Art in the Age of Black Power 1963 –1983” celebrates and dignifies the significant body of artwork by African American artists that was crucial to the black experience and American history. This remarkable and vital exhibition captures a volatile  ...

Soft Power

In a departure from its typical retrospective or mid-career show of a sole contemporary or renowned artist, (typically in the past, a white male), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is presenting new and recent works by  ...

Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT)

The Tijuana [Mexico] Cultural Center merits a far more titillating acronym than CECUT! It stands out as one of my two favorite Tijuana institutions (the other being the Dance Conservatory of Mexico/Conservatorio de Danza de Mexico-CDM).  Built in 1982,  ...

Queer California: Untold Stories

The distinctive multimedia and interactive exhibit, “Queer California: Untold Stories,” the first in California to focus on LGBTQ+ history and culture, just opened at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA). The exhibition contains a variety  ...