Gary Garrels on Bruce Nauman's Wax Impressions of the Knees of Five Famous Artists

Related Exhibition The Anniversary Show

Thursday, June 03, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Meet in the Haas Atrium before moving into the galleries.

Each Thursday evening, one of SFMOMA's curators or specialists shares a perspective on a single artist or artwork on view. Talks last 20 minutes.


Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA

Image: Bruce Nauman, Wax Impressions of the Knees of Five Famous Artists, 1966; fiberglass and polyester resin; Collection SFMOMA, The Agnes E. Meyer and Elise Stern Haas Fund and Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Collectors Forum, Doris and Donald Fisher, Evelyn Haas, Mimi and Peter Haas, Pam and Dick Kramlich, Elaine McKeon, Byron R. Meyer, Nancy and Steven Oliver, Helen and Charles Schwab, Norah and Norman Stone, Danielle and Brooks Walker, Jr., and Pat and Bill Wilson; © Bruce Nauman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York