Jennifer Fletcher, assistant curator of architecture and design at SFMOMA, speaks on artist J. B. Blunk's chair, Invisible Presence
(1962). She talks about how the Marin County-based artist, who trained as a ceramicist, respected the inherent qualities of wood in his hand-hewn furniture.
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