Stephanie Syjuco is a San Francisco-based artist. She talks about Sherrie Levine's La Fortune (After Man Ray)
(1990) and what this appropriation of Man Ray's painting says about originality, authority, and gender in the art world.
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