Barry McGee
Untitled, 2009

For the 1996 SECA Art Award exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Barry McGee, the artist most closely associated with the genesis of the Mission School, painted a 60-foot-long mural and displayed hundreds of framed drawings and photographs. The site-specific piece is shown here reassembled for SFMOMA’s 75th anniversary exhibition in 2009. Featuring a diaristic accumulation of drawings, photographs, and found images housed in thrift shop frames, it addresses the barrage of stimuli city dwellers encounter on a daily basis.

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Artist name
Barry McGee
Date created
mixed media
dimensions variable
Date acquired
Gift of the artist and Ratio 3, San Francisco
© Barry McGee
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Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

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