Robert Arneson's Portrait of George

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012



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

Image: Robert Arneson, Portrait of George (Moscone), 1981, glazed ceramic; Collection SFMOMA. Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions. Acquisition made in memory of Jay Cooper; © Estate of Robert Arneson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Join Garrels for a discussion of sculptor and ceramicist Arneson’s controversial tribute to San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, who was assassinated in 1978.