Here’s a preview peek at the Shadowshop project I’m working on, which will open at SFMOMA in November 2010 and run through April 2011… shhhhhhhhhh!
From a small initial press release on the SFMOMA website:
THE MORE THINGS CHANGE
November 20, 2010 – October 16, 2011
The More Things Change samples from SFMOMA’s collection to present an extraordinary range of works made since 2000, offering a selective survey of the art of the last ten years and a thematic and psychological portrait of the decade. The exhibition — an unprecedented collaboration among all five curatorial departments at the museum — showcases works by Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Tacita Dean, Paul Graham, Shahzia Sikander, Amy Sillman, Peter Wegner, and Pae White, among many others. Complementing the collection-based presentation is Stephanie Syjuco’s Shadow Shop, an in-gallery emporium of local artists’ merchandise that explores alternative models of distribution. The exhibition itself will continuously change, with a varying array of works on view; from this gathering of diverse forms and voices, common themes emerge: fragmentation, fragility, entropy, metamorphosis, reconfiguration. Revealing the museum’s collection as a seismograph of shifts in contemporary culture, The More Things Change considers how the past persists in the present, and how art engages with the world at large.