75 Reasons to Live: Julio César Morales on Ansel Adams’s Diego Rivera Painting the Fresco “Still Life and Blossoming Almond Trees”

An artist and curator at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Julio Cesar Morales expands on the Ansel Adams photograph Diego Rivera Painting the Fresco "Still Life and Blossoming Almond Trees" (1930-31). He notes the meeting of two iconic artists, as well as two art forms.

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.
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