New to the Collection

Wendy Red Star's Series Four Seasons in the new exhibition Constellations

The Political Power of Emory Douglas's Paste-Up Productions

Douglas, whose mural commission REPARATIONS is on view on Floor 2, developed an accessible and provocative visual language in the Black Panther newspaper that has inspired generations.

Finding Kinship in the Archive: A Conversation with Babette Thomas

We’re passing the mic to East Oakland’s Babette Thomas in this new season of Raw Material.

Bright Life and Warm Ground in Joan Mitchell’s Girolata Triptych

Discover how blue-green agave, purple rock roses, and windswept trees from the Island of Corsica inspired one of the artist’s first three-panel masterworks.

Open Space: You Are Here Issue

How have artists and arts workers been conducting their careers and their lives during the last eighteen months? This issue features six snapshots of our current moment.

How Carissa Potter Brings Lush Designs to Life

It started with a question: what if we asked local designer Carissa Potter to draw her interpretation of the SFMOMA Living Wall?

Merging Feeling and Object in Joan Mitchell's Poem Pastels

See how Mitchell used swift, confetti-like flourishes of green and black interrupt, accent, or frame her this trio of poem pastels.