SFMOMA gets Fisher art collection

San Francisco Chronicle.Kenneth Baker.Chronicle Art Critic. Sept.25.2009

Doris and Donald Fisher have found a home for their monumental art collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art that will keep it in the city and elevate SFMOMA to one of the world’s leading showplaces of late 20th century art.

Interior with Sun and Dog by David Hockney

Interior with Sun and Dog by David Hockney

Placing the Fishers’ collection of 1,100 contemporary artworks – one of the finest in private hands anywhere – at the museum will put SFMOMA in the league of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Tate Modern in London and enhance the city as a destination for art lovers internationally.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/09/25/MNVC19S49B.DTL#ixzz0SVYYwuOR


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