America by Car – Photographs by Lee Friedlander

picture-1.pngCelebrating the photographs of Lee Friedlander – the SFMOMA and Fraenkel Gallery have exhibits running in tandem through mid-May. The Fraenkel Gallery collection focuses on Friedlanders “America by Car” project created over the last decade while the SFMOMA features his entire retrospect of works. Admission: free to Fraenkel Gallery, SFMOMA free on first the Tuesday of the month.

About “America by Car”: Made over the last decade and in a majority of the country’s fifty states, America by car is a vast compendium of the country’s eccentricities and obsession at the turn of the century. All of the approximately fifty photographs that comprise the exhibition were made from the inside of a car, most often of the rental variety. The car window is designed to frame the American landscape which is depicted often as odd yet typical of the era. Article cont.

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