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Jean-Michel Basquiat Work at TEFAF 2017 Revealed as Fake by André Heller

November 3rd, 2022

Musician and artist André Heller fabricated a falsely attributed Jean-Michel Basquiat for sale at TEFAF in 2017, Art News reports. “In retrospect, the whole thing is, firstly, a childish prank. Secondly, it is naturally showing off. And thirdly, it is a stupid mixture of fiction and truth,” he says. “Just a private fairy tale.”
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Monica Bonvicini “Pauses” Representation with König Galerie After Allegations Against Founder

November 3rd, 2022

Monica Bonvicini has “paused” her relationship with König Galerie after sexual harassment allegations broke against its founder, Johann König.
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Oscar yi Hou Profiled in NYT

October 25th, 2022

Artist Oscar yi Hou gets the profile treatment in the New York Times this week, as he opens a show at the Brooklyn Museum. “I think by creating symbolic densities, you’re able to invite the viewer to pay more attention to the works,” he says. “I try to honor the opacity of the subject.”
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

151 Third Street (between Mission and Howard Streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Monday – Tuesday 11am – 5:45pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11am – 8:45pm
Friday – Sunday 11am – 5:45pm

Monday – Tuesday 10am – 5:45pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am – 8:45pm
Friday – Sunday 10am – 5:45pm

$12.50 Adults
$8 Seniors
$7 Students
Free for children 12 and under
Free first Tuesday of each month
Thursday 6pm – 9pm half price admission

The San Francisco MOMA opened in 1935 under the name the San Francisco Museum of Art. It was the first museum on the West Coast of the United States to be entirely devoted to 20th-century art . The word “Modern” was later added to the museums title in 1975.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Olafur Eliasson: Take your time
September 8 – February 24, 2008
Jeff Wall
October 27 – January 27, 2008