75 Reasons to Live: Yves Béhar on Barry McGee’s Untitled

Designer Yves Béhar looks at Mission District-based artist Barry McGee's Untitled (2009). Having never met the artist, he describes his encounters with McGee's art on the streets of SOMA and the Mission over the previous decade, and the way McGee's art has played witness to an evolving city.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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