Tag Archives: San Francisco CA

2016 SFR Orr Springs 600kNOT

Well the title sorta gives away the ending, so I don’t spose it really ruins anything to say I hadn’t really planned to do this ride. That is, I hadn’t prepared as in doing rides with the mindset and focus … Continue reading

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SF MOMA etc.

One could go to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and keep pretty busy without even looking at much art, or at least that’s how I felt about the building and the spaces it creates, both interior and exterior. … Continue reading

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Alexander Calder

I was feeling pretty full after the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibit, but there’s always the feeling of well, I’m here… (and I paid the admission fee) so I may as well look around some more… the tower and bridge was a nice … Continue reading

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SF MOMA tower and bridge

Although I’d seen and admired the distinctive angle cut cylinder (which, maybe there’s a more official name/title for all or part of this but I can’t seem to find it) in the facade of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, … Continue reading

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Matisse/Diebenkorn

This fascinating exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art explores Richard Diebenkorn’s (1922-1993) artistic career, highlighting the inspiration he discovered in the work of French modernist Henri Matisse (1869-1954). Diebenkorn first saw work by Matisse while an art … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: People, Times, & Places

In Remembrance, the current exhibit at San Francisco Center for the Book, is a thought-provoking collection of books, photographs, textiles and wall-hangings, sculptures and constructions reflecting on the passage of time. Some are memorial in nature, commemorating the personal loss … Continue reading

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: In Defense of Culture

I was at the at the Library to check out the Dada exhibits, and it turned out there was also a display of prints in response to the 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, the book sellers district in Baghdad. There were … Continue reading

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