Rudolf Frieling is curator of media arts at SFMOMA. His talk about Felix Gonzalez-Torres's "Untitled" (Golden)
(1995) touches on jealousy, fluidity, value, expectation, excitement, and simplicity.
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