Anne McGuire is an artist. In her talk on Anne Bremer's Sentinels
(1920), McGuire imagines prairie girl Laura Ingalls Wilder's life as compared to the life of the cosmopolitan painter and poet Bremer, born as they were just one year apart.
Remember the end of Manhattan
, when Woody Allen asks himself what makes life worth living
? In January 2010, during SFMOMA's three-day 75th anniversary celebration, 75 people from the Bay Area creative community gave extremely short talks — 7.5 minutes or less! — on a single collection work of their choosing. Someone called it "manic splendor" — and it was. You can view all of the talks on The Anniversary Show exhibition page
. Or look for them here, on Open Space