Tag Archives: Garry Winogrand

How did it get to be May 11?

I almost wrote May 10 for the title of this post and then realized we just finished  another night so it’s a new day. The time is flying by. We have not been at home  this past week and the next few weeks will be much the same.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is getting ready for a major renovation and will close for three years beginning June 2. A major photography exhibit by Garry Winogrand has been at SFMOMA the last few weeks and one we really wanted to see. Winogrand died in 1984 with over 4,000 undeveloped rolls of film sitting in black plastic bags. Another 2,000 rolls had been developed into contact sheets but not edited. All of this work was culled to be included in this exhibit. It was amazing and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing it. Just as we completed our tour of the fourth floor exhibit, the fire alarm sounded and we

Evacuation

Evacuation

were evacuated from the building. Since it was free Tuesday, we decided we had gotten our money’s worth and went on to enjoy the Yerba Buena Gardens which are across the street from the museum.

 

 

A lovely spot for lunch in Yerba Buena Gardens

A lovely spot for lunch in Yerba Buena Gardens

 

Yerba Buena Gardens

Yerba Buena Gardens