The Steins Collect

Related Exhibition The Steins Collect

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Reassembling long-dispersed historical collections that had tremendous impacts on the trajectory of modern art, The Steins Collect presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience and understand a central moment in the history of art. This panel explores the exhibition's intertwining stories with the four curators who collaborated for four years to produce it.


Janet Bishop, curator of painting and sculpture, SFMOMA
Cécile Debray, curator of historical collections, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Rebecca Rabinow, associate curator of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gary Tinterow, Engelhard Chairman, Department of 19th-Century, Modern, and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image: Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat, 1905; oil on canvas; Collection SFMOMA, bequest of Elise S. Haas; © Succession H. Matisse, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; photo: Ben Blackwell