Country Dog Gentlemen Travel to Extraordinary Worlds © 2009 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. All rights reserved.

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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art thanks all the living artists and the heirs and estates of the deceased artists for their agreement in allowing us to use electronic reproductions of their artworks in this program.

Artworks appearing in the program:

Roy De Forest
Country Dog Gentlemen, 1972

polymer on canvas
66 3/4 in. x 97 in. (169.55 cm x 246.38 cm)
Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the Hamilton-Wells Collection
© Estate of Roy De Forest / Licensed by VAGA, New York

Frida (Frieda) Kahlo
Frieda and Diego Rivera, 1931

oil on canvas
39 3/8 in. x 31 in. (100.01 cm x 78.74 cm)
Albert M. Bender Collection, Gift of Albert M. Bender
© Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Sargent Johnson
Forever Free, 1933

wood with lacquer on cloth
36 in. x 11 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (91.44 cm x 29.21 cm x 24.13 cm)
Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Mrs. E. D. Lederman

Jackson Pollock
Guardians of the Secret, 1943

oil on canvas
48 3/8 in. x 75 3/8 in. (122.89 cm x 191.47 cm)
Collection SFMOMA, Albert M. Bender Collection, Albert M. Bender Bequest Fund purchase
© Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Robert Rauschenberg
Collection (formerly Untitled), 1954

oil, paper, fabric, wood, and metal on canvas
80 in. x 96 in. x 3 1/2 in. (203.2 cm x 243.84 cm x 8.89 cm)
Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson
© Estate of Robert Rauschenberg / Licensed by VAGA, New York

Joseph Stella
Bridge, 1936

oil on canvas
50 1/8 in. x 30 1/8 in. (127.32 cm x 76.52 cm)
Collection SFMOMA, The United States General Services Administration, formerly Federal Works Agency, Works Projects Administration, allocated to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Sponsors for SFMOMA Family Programs

Country Dog Gentlemen Travel to Extraordinary Worlds was produced by the Education Department of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in collaboration with Night Kitchen Interactive.

Night Kitchen Interactive
Design, Animation and Development

Sebastienne Mundheim
Freelance Storyteller, Collaborator


Peter Samis
Associate Curator of Interpretation

Julie Charles
Associate Curator of Education

Annie Lawson
Manager of School, Youth, and Family Programs

Tim Svenonius
Producer, Interactive Educational Technologies

Erica Gangsei
Interpretation Coordinator

Adriana Aguirre-Thiele
Education Associate, School, Youth & Family

Tana Johnson
Former Program Manager, Interactive Educational Technologies

Stephanie Pau
Manager, Gallery Interpretation

Karen Levine
Amanda Glessman

Ann Gonzalez
Rights & Acquisitions

Leo Ballate
John Weed
Information Systems and Support

Voice Talent:

Sebastienne Mundheim
Rich Orlow
Flo Karp

SFMOMA gives special thanks to Gloria DeForest.

Additional Thanks To:

Dominic Willsdon
The Leanne and George Roberts Curator of Education and Special Programs, SFMOMA

Janet Bishop
Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA