Current Exhibitions

No Time to Rest!

November 11-December 22, 2020
Film at SFMOMA joins forces with the Feminist Art Coalition, an initiative organized around feminist thought and practice to present No Time to Rest!, a five-part program of films by women.

Bay Area Walls

Erina Alejo, Marcela Pardo Ariza and Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera, Adrian L. Burrell, Liz Hernández, Muzae Sesay, and Twin Walls Mural Company
New commissions by Erina Alejo, Marcela Pardo Ariza and Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera, Adrian L. Burrell, Liz Hernández, Muzae Sesay, and Twin Walls Mural Company consider the pandemic and unfolding crises of 2020 and their impact on Bay Area communities.

Lebbeus Woods

Einstein Tomb
January 18, 2020–January 3, 2021
Lebbeus Woods’s 1980 contribution to Pamphlet Architecture 6 described a hypothetical tomb created to memorialize physicist Albert Einstein and call attention to his theory of general relativity, which considers space and time as a single entity.

David Park and His Circle

The Drawing Sessions
October 4, 2020–January 18, 2021
In the 1950s, David Park and his artistic circle held weekly figure drawing sessions. A selection of graphite, ink, and gouache drawings, featuring male and female models, reveal the dynamic and experimental nature of these meetings.

David Park

A Retrospective
October 4, 2020–January 18, 2021
David Park’s boldly executed 1950s Bay Area Figurative canvases form the heart of this exhibition encompassing the arc of his career, from tightly controlled paintings from the 1930s to final works on paper from 1960.

Future Histories: Theaster Gates and Cauleen Smith

October 17, 2020–May 23, 2021
Bringing together the work of two interdisciplinary artists, this presentation centers on video projections that each take archival magazine photography as a departure point.

Julie Mehretu

HOWL, eon (I, II)
Julie Mehretu’s HOWL, eon (I, II) (2017) is an expansive exploration of the American West — its transcendent landscapes and violent colonial history.

Open Ended

Painting and Sculpture, 1900 to Now
This presentation of masterworks and experimental pieces from SFMOMA’s collection of painting and sculptures explores themes that have shaped the history of modern art from the early twentieth century to our own time.

Pop, Minimal, and Figurative Art

This exhibition of works from the 1960s and beyond features Pop and Minimal artists, as well as the work of key figures exploring the human form as subject.

Approaching American Abstraction

This exhibition of selected American artists explores the diverse approaches to abstraction developed since 1950.

German Art After 1960

This exhibition features single-artist galleries devoted to leading German artists such as Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, and Gerhard Richter.
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