Haute Event: SFMOMA Opening Reception for “Exposed” and “Cartier-Bresson”

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On Oct. 27, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art hosted an opening party for two of its new photography exhibitions. The first, Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera Since 1870, which was curated by Sandra Phillips will be on display at the museum through April 17, 2011; The second is entitled, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century, which will be on display through Jan. 30, 2011.

Peter Galassi, from New York MoMA’s and the Chief Curator of Cartier-Bresson said, “between SFMOMA’s current display plus the stellar photography collection of Bob Fisher now on view at Pier 24, one would be hard-pressed to find another city anywhere in the world with comparable offerings on view.”

Attendees of the event included a who’s-who of the San Francisco art world including gallerist Jeffrey Fraenkel, Martine Franck, president of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, Pier 24’s Abner Nolan, SFMOMA director Neal Benezra, SFMOMA Media Arts Curator Rudolf Frieling, SFMOMA Board President Bob Fisher, and more.

To view more images from this event, visit Haute Living’s Events Gallery.

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