Robert Arneson's Portrait of George

Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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


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