Each Thursday in July and August hear from the behind-the-scenes voices of the museum as SFMOMA staff members share perspectives on a single artwork. Talks last 20 minutes.
Cynthia Kagay on Sigmar Polke's Palmen (Palm Trees)
Related Exhibition Contemporary Painting, 1960 to the Present
Thursday, July 12, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Meet in the Haas Atrium before moving into the galleries.
Cynthia Kagay, SECA coordinator, SFMOMA
Image: Sigmar Polke, Palmen (Palm Trees), 1968; acrylic on mattress ticking; Collection SFMOMA, Fractional purchase and bequest of Phyllis Wattis; © Estate of Sigmar Polke / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany