The Bears (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition


Work from "The Bears" will be on display at SFMoMA's upcoming exhibition exploring the influence of sports on contemporary culture.

Sports serve as a major driver for artistic and technological innovation, community building and debates about social and cultural priorities and norms.

From October 19, 2024-February 18, 2025, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present Get in the Game—its largest exhibition organized to date—exploring the powerful role of sports in contemporary culture. The forthcoming exhibition will examine how sports permeate culture, bring people together in shared experience and offer a critical lens through which to consider ongoing conversations about gender, race, national identity and the human body, as well as the will and desire to compete and succeed. Unfolding across multiple floors and approximately 15,000 square feet, the presentation will feature roughly 200 objects in different mediums. On view will be paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by some of today’s most important artists, as well as design breakthroughs in gear and apparel, and participatory installations that visitors can play. Together, the works in the exhibition will capture the potency of sports in shaping the aesthetics, inspirations and memorable experiences of our daily lives.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Publication statusAccepted for publication - May 2024
EventGet in the Game - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 19 Oct 202418 Feb 2025


  • sports
  • art
  • museum
  • exhibition

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