Event Series

50 Artists

May 20, 2016–May 19. 2017Fridays, noon
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The thousands of artworks at SFMOMA offer countless opportunities to look closely and think deeply about some of the most amazing artists of our time. To celebrate both the artists on view in the newly expanded museum and the creative communities of the Bay Area, join us for 50 Artists, an exciting new program taking place every Friday at noon for fifty weeks. Each week, a local artist, designer, maker, thinker, performer, or writer shares how an icon of modern and contemporary art matters to them. We’ll explore fifty key artists in the form of short talks, conversations, poems, songs, jokes, eulogies, and more throughout the museum.

Events in this Series

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Talks

50 Artists: Tanya Zimbardo on Runa Islam

Friday, December 16, 2016, Noon
Talks

50 Artists: Jonn Herschend on Susan O’Malley

Friday, January 6, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Emily Hamilton on Doris Salcedo

Friday, January 13, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Jenifer K. Wofford on Wayne Thiebaud

Friday, January 20, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Chip Lord on Tomás Saraceno

Friday, January 27, 2017, Noon
Talks

50 Artists: Steve Dye on William Kentridge

Friday, February 3, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Shinichi Iova-Koga on Eikoh Hosoe

Friday, February 10, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Julia Goodman on Amanda Ross-Ho

Friday, February 17, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Jessalyn Aaland on Sister Corita Kent

Friday, February 24, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Indira Allegra on Martin Puryear

Friday, March 3, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Erica Gangsei on Will Rogan

Friday, March 10, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Linde B. Lehtinen on Hilla and Bernd Becher

Friday, March 17, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Jimenez Lai

Friday, March 24, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Claudia La Rocco on Lutz Bacher

Friday, March 31, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Jess Genevieve Bailey and Danny Smith on Agnes Martin

Friday, April 7, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Frank Smigiel on Alice Neel

Friday, April 14, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Stella Lochman on David Hockney

Friday, April 21, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Janet Bishop on Richard Diebenkorn

Friday, April 28, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Megan Brian on Andrea Geyer

Friday, May 5, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Christo Oropeza on John Bankston

Friday, May 12, 2017, Noon
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50 Artists: Jordan Stein and Lindsey White on Robert Colescott

Friday, May 19, 2017, Noon

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