Notes from The Cartoon Art Museum and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

I was able to visit two museums on Thursday, December 20th: The Cartoon Art Museum and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. I saw some awesome puppets, a bull’s head in formaldehyde, and a painting by Jay DeFeo that took eight years to complete.  What a great way to spend end-of-the-world eve!

Actual puppets from ParaNorman!

Actual puppets from ParaNorman!

Actual puppets from Paranorman!

Actual puppets from ParaNorman!

A bunch of mouths. Too much to draw.

A bunch of mouths. Too much to draw.

The Jenny Saville painting was at least ten feet tall. Damien Hirst's piece was on floor.

The Jenny Saville painting was at least ten feet tall. Damien Hirst’s piece was on floor.

John Currin's Laughing Nude, 1998 and Jay DeFeo's Cygnus, 1975.

John Currin’s Laughing Nude, 1998 and Jay DeFeo’s Cygnus, 1975.

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