Cantor’s newest exhibit, “Flesh and Metal: Body and Machine in Early 20th-Century Art” explores the power of visual art to examine, reveal, and dissolve the line between technology and humanity. Organized jointly by SFMOMA and the Cantor Art Center, the show features photos, paintings, sculpture and video by a wide range European and North American artists, including Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Giorgio de Chirico, Man Ray, Alexander Rodchenko, working between 1910 and 1950.
Roger Ross Williams’ latest film, “God Loves Uganda,” outlines the role of American evangelicals in Uganda’s anti-gay movement, especially the 2009 Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Arts & Life spoke to Williams about his important, if profoundly disturbing, new film.
Carrie Mae Weems, a 2013 MacArthur Grantee, received her first camera for her 21st birthday. Since then, she has used photography in conversation with sculpture, poetry and video to bravely interrogate issues of race, class and gender in contemporary society.
“Wadjda” is the first feature-length film both shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and directed by a Saudi woman — and Saudi Arabia’s first Oscar nomination for best foreign film.