Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

March 27–September 1, 2019

Celebrating a major gift of photographs from a pair of local collectors, this exhibition features works by masters of the photographic form, with an emphasis on contemporary work from the Bay Area and around the world.

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  • John Gutmann, The Artist Lives Dangerously, San Francisco, 1938; gelatin silver print; 14 x 11 in.; BAMPFA, promised gift of Victoria Belco and William Goodman in memory of Teresa Goodman. John Gutmann, © 1998 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents.

  • Christine Osinski: Boy Pointing Rifle at Car, 1983–84; gelatin silver print; 20 x 24 in.; BAMPFA, promised gift of Victoria Belco and William Goodman in memory of Teresa Goodman.

  • Christian Marclay: Seattle, 2005; Chromogenic print; 11 x 8 1/4 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Victoria Belco and William Goodman in memory of Teresa Goodman. © Christian Marclay, courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.

  • Helen Levitt: New York, c. 1940; gelatin silver print; 10 x 6 3/4 in.; BAMPFA, promised gift of Victoria Belco and William Goodman in memory of Teresa Goodman. Helen Levitt © Film Documents LLC, courtesy of Galerie Thomas Zander.

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  • Thursday, May 23, 5:30 PM

    Gallery Talk: Delphine Sims on Unlimited

    Sims offers an exhibition walk-through focusing on emerging artists of the American West.

     

  • Saturday, April 13, 11:30 AM–1 PM or 1–2:30 PM

    Gallery + Studio: Worth a Thousand Words

    Look at photographs in Unlimited and think about the stories they tell, then use drawing and collage to illustrate a story from your own life.

    For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

     

  • Thursday, March 28, 12 PM

    Curator’s Talk: Sandra Phillips on Unlimited

    The curator of Unlimited leads a close look at pictures by Bay Area photographers and places them in the context of Asian and European works also on view.