HOWL, eon (I, II), by Julie Mehretu, is an ink-and-acrylic diptych on canvas. The work is on display in the Haas, Jr. Atrium at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The award-winning Mehretu is known worldwide for her unique way of combining layered imagery and paint with a powerful social message. The work was inspired by 1950's San Francisco and uses digital images of contemporary riots and protests that are overlayed with paint. Explore this masterpiece further with Neal Benezra, the Helen and Charles Schwab Director of SFMOMA.
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Bank of America's Masterpiece Moment
Winged Victory of Samothrace
with Laurence des Cars of the Louvre
While the movement of her body, buoyancy of her drapery and beating of her wings reflect the energy characteristic of the Hellenistic era, the artist and patron remain unknown. Learn more about this sculptural masterpiece with the President and CEO of the Musée du Louvre.