January 1, 2001
New This Month in U.S. Museums
The Darker Side of Playland: Childhood Imagery from the Logan Collection
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Over 30 playful but nightmare-inducing works (including a mutilated Rug Rat by Heidi Zumbrum and a monstrous Mickey by Gottfried Helnwein) drawn from the collection of L.A. contemporary art patrons Kent and Vicki Logan. Other artists are David Levinthal, Laurie Simmons, Yoshitomo Nara and Hung Tung-Lu. Curator: Heather Whitmore Jain, SFMOMA. Catalogue: 44 pp., with essay by Jain and an interview of the Logans by Janet Bishop, SFMOMA.

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