75 Reasons to Live: Trevor Paglen on Will Rogan’s Untitled, from the series Public Sculpture

Artist and experimental geographer Trevor Paglen on Will Rogan's Untitled (2001), from the series Public Sculpture. Responding to the title of the series, he says, “If you say that something is art it forces you to pay attention in a way that you might not otherwise pay attention.“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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