Jeffrey Fraenkel opened his San Francisco photography gallery more than 30 years ago. Speaking on Diane Arbus and A Young Brooklyn Family Going for a Sunday Outing, N.Y.C.
(1966, printed ca. 1971), he says: "I come back to [Arbus's] work because of what she tells me about what it's like to be human."
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