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Frida Kahlo in San Francisco

Artist Amalia Mesa-Bains talks about the reception of Frida Kahlo's work in San Francisco.

December 1994
Imogen Cunningham discusses working in the darkroom

Imogen Cunningham talks about her process for developing her work in the darkroom.

December 1994
Imogen Cunningham on photographing flowers

Imogen Cunningham talks about photographing magnolia blossoms.

December 1994
Imogen Cunningham on her early career

Imogen Cunningham discusses her early experiences as a photographer. Part of SFMOMA's multimedia gallery tour Making Sense of Modern Art Mobile.

December 1994
Imogen Cunningham on portrait photography

Imogen Cunningham discusses portrait photography.

December 1994
Joan Brown on going past what you know

Joan Brown talks about the personal growth she has experienced as an artist.

December 1994
Joan Brown discusses her artistic process

Painter Joan Brown discusses her artistic process and working methods.

December 1994
Joan Brown on engaging her audience

Artist Joan Brown discusses her goal of engaging viewers with her large-scale, life-size works. 

December 1994
Joan Brown on swimming in the San Francisco Bay

Artist Joan Brown discusses the ways the experience of swimming in the San Francisco Bay influenced her paintings.

December 1994
The afterlife of Jay DeFeo's The Rose

This video presents the conservation of Jay DeFeo's painting The Rose (1958–66) after 25 years in storage. Accompanied by footage of the artist and commentary about the work.

December 1994
Jay DeFeo on the artists' community in San Francisco in the 1950s

Artist Jay DeFeo describes the social scene that revolved around the apartment she shared with Wally Hedrick on Fillmore Street.

December 1994
Michael McClure on Jay DeFeo's The Rose

Poet Michael McClure shares his reactions to Jay DeFeo's The Rose (1958–66).

December 1994
Bruce Conner on Jay DeFeo's The Rose

Artist Bruce Conner discusses Jay DeFeo's The Rose (1958–66).

December 1994
Robert Arneson on working with clay

Robert Arneson discusses the appeal of working with clay.

December 1994
Robert Arneson on self-portraiture

Robert Arneson discusses making self-portraits.

December 1994
Robert Arneson on the influence of Peter Voulkos

Robert Arneson discusses the influence of Peter Voulkos's work on his development as an artist.

December 1994
Sargent Johnson on surviving the Great Depression

Artist Sargent Johnson, often considered part of the New Negro movement, discusses his experiences during the Great Depression in the 1930s.

December 1994