SFMOMA Artcasts


Title Release Date Artist(s)
SFMOMA Artcast March 2010

Catch up with the curators of The Anniversary Show, Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts, as they share a few stories about SFMOMA's founding director, Grace McCann…

March 2010
SFMOMA Artcast June 2009

To get ready for the museum's 75th anniversary in 2010, we'll be presenting a new series of Artcasts that spotlight the collection.  This episode uses the museum's…

June 2009
SFMOMA Artcast March 2009

This episode features three artists whose work explores the impact of politics and history on individual lives. Art in the Atrium artist Kerry James Marshall shares the art…

March 2009
SFMOMA Artcast January 2009

This episode focuses on the museum as a venue for democracy and explores how works of art can be changed through interaction, interpretation, collaboration, and reinvention. We…

January 2009
SFMOMA Artcast November 2008

Corey Keller, associate curator of photography, highlights a favorite work from Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900. Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts,…

November 2008
SFMOMA Artcast August 2008

This episode focuses on the exhibition Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, which reveals the difficulties Chinese artists face as they struggle…

August 2008
SFMOMA Artcast June 2008

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has become one of the most celebrated artists of the twentieth century for her extraordinary body of work. This episode focuses on Kahlo's artistic…

June 2008
SFMOMA Artcast April 2008

In this episode photographer An-My Lê explains the ideas behind her photographic projects Small Wars and 29 Palms, which confront America's complex relationship with war,…

April 2008
SFMOMA Artcast February 2008

In this episode Scottish video artist Douglas Gordon recounts filming an elephant in the middle of the night for his work Play Dead; Real Time, and local photographers Richard…

February 2008
SFMOMA Artcast December 2007

This episode features two artists with close ties to cinema, the photographer Jeff Wall and the video artist Douglas Gordon, and explores connections between the work of the German…

December 2007
SFMOMA Artcast October 2007

In this episode Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson contemplates the act of taking one's time in art museums; SFMOMA visitors share their experiences of Take your time: Olafur

October 2007
SFMOMA Artcast August 2007

This episode features Curator Rudolf Frieling on installation artist and filmmaker Anthony McCall; Assistant Curator Apsara DiQuinzio on the room-sized installations of Felix…

August 2007
SFMOMA Artcast June 2007

In this episode artist Ann Hamilton, visitors, and SFMOMA staff give a behind-the-scenes look at bringing Hamilton’s indigo blue (1991/2007) to SFMOMA, and exhibition…

June 2007
SFMOMA Artcast May 2007

Inspired by the exhibition Picasso and American Art, this episode explores Picasso's artistic legacy through commentary by the art historian Pepe Karmel, Bay Area artists…

May 2007
SFMOMA Artcast December 2006

In this episode Ruth Keffer, curatorial associate for architecture and design, spotlights the works of textile designer Alexander Girard; curator Rudolf Frieling discusses Charged

December 2006
SFMOMA Artcast November 2006

This episode features exhibition curator Michael Auping on Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth; photographer Deborah Luster on photographs of inmates in the Louisiana prison system; an…

November 2006
SFMOMA Artcast September 2006

This episode features San Francisco-based architecture firm Jensen & Macy on their design for the new SFMOMA rooftop sculpture garden; art historian Patricia Albers on the…

September 2006
SFMOMA Artcast August 2006

This episode juxtaposes two views of postwar Japan: those of Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu and American artist Matthew Barney. British artist Joshua Sofaer on SFMOMA…

August 2006
SFMOMA Artcast June 2006

This episode features excerpts of an interview with artist and filmmaker Matthew Barney; singer-songwriter Will Oldham (a.k.a. "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy") with a…

June 2006
SFMOMA Artcast May 2006

This episode features the work of Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu; storyteller Brenda Wong-Aoki on the Japanese-American experience; art historian Whitney Chadwick on the…

May 2006
SFMOMA Artcast March 2006

This episode features an interview with South African artist William Kentridge and an introduction to his animated films. Other highlights include SFMOMA associate curator of…

March 2006
SFMOMA Artcast February 2006

This episode features interviews with artists Janet Cardiff and Wangechi Mutu, with a focus on Mutu's site-specific installation The Chief's Lair is a Bloody Mess

February 2006
SFMOMA Artcast December 2005 / January 2006

This episode features interviews with artists Bruce Conner, Peter Sarkisian, and Chuck Close; a commissioned performance by cellist Joan Jeanrenaud, and Vox Pop commentary by…

December 2005
SFMOMA Artcast November 2005

This episode highlights the exhibitions Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980-2005, and Chuck Close: Self-Portraits. Includes an interview with sculptor and installation artist Doris…

November 2005