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Current Exhibitions

Carol Bove and John Chamberlain

Converse
Ongoing
Experience the dynamic sculptures of Carol Bove and John Chamberlain.

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio

Architecture from Outside In
October 2020 - April 2021
Mexico City-based architect considers domesticity from policy to livability. Models and drawings illustrate Bilbao’s extensive research and built works in response to how we live today, including a masterplan for San Francisco’s Hunters Point.

New Work: Nevin Aladağ

December 7, 2019–August 23, 2020
For her first solo exhibition in the U.S., Aladağ explores culture, transformation, and belonging by uniting distinct elements with disparate heritages into single works.

Printed Publics

Contemporary Art and Design Publishing in the Bay Area
December 7, 2019–August 31, 2020
SFMOMA’s long history of connecting Bay Area artists and art-publishing presses continues with Printed Publics, the museum library’s look at printed matter being produced by local artists and designers of today.

Thought Pieces

1970s Photographs by Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips, and Hal Fischer
January 4, 2020–September 7, 2020
Active in San Francisco in the 1970s and early ‘80s, the three artists featured in this exhibition explored the relationship between photography and language.

Julie Mehretu

HOWL, eon (I, II)
Ongoing
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
Ongoing
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

Ongoing
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

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

German Art After 1960

Ongoing
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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