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David Geffen.

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David Geffen Donates $100 M. to MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that philanthropist David Geffen has presented the museum with a $100 million gift for the purpose of its upcoming renovation and expansion. It comes just four months after hedge-fund honcho Kenneth C. Griffin gave $40 … Read More


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‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More


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2015 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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Art + Feminism Announces Third Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Art + Feminism has announced that it will hold a third Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 5, following the enormous success of the event’s last two editions, in 2014 and 2015. Once again, the edit-a-thon will take place at the Museum … Read More


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Kenneth C. Griffin.

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MoMA Receives Gift of $40 M. From Hedge Fund Manager and Collector Kenneth C. Griffin

MoMA has announced an unrestricted gift of $40 million from Kenneth C. Griffin, the Chicago-based founder and chief executive of Citadel. The donation is one of the single largest in the museum’s history, and to reflect this, one of the … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
The Forbidden Room (2015), directed by Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson. 

COURTESY MOMA

5 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Artists News
Juliana Huxtable. JULIETA CERVANTES/MoMA

‘It’s Always a Question of Fantasy’: Juliana Huxtable On Her Indisputably Brilliant Performa Commission

Last Friday, at There Are Certain Facts That Cannot Be Disputed, Juliana Huxtable’s performance at the Museum of Modern Art commissioned for the Performa 15 biennial, the pre-show soundtrack included an ominous minor-key southern rap instrumental by Three 6 Mafia … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Bunny Rogers, Sister Jackets, 2012.

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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Kim Conaty.

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Kim Conaty Named Curator of Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum

Kim Conaty has been appointed curator of Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum, effective December 2015. Conaty previously served as assistant curator of drawings and prints at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.Christopher Bedford, the Rose’s director, said in … Read More


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Guerrilla Girls mug.

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Morning Links: Guerrilla Girls Mug Edition

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Martha Wilson, Makeover, 2015, photo and composite by Kathy Grove. COURTESY P.P.O.W., NEW YORK

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The Modern. COURTESY THE MODERN

MoMA Restaurant to Adopt No-Tipping Policy Next Month

If you tip poorly after eating a meal in New York, you might get a dirty look (or worse) from your server, but, starting next month, that will no longer be the case at the Modern, MoMA’s tony ground-floor restaurant.The New … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Mary Reid Kelley, The Thong of Dionysus, 2015, still from video. COURTESY FREDERICKS & FREISER, NEW YORK

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Photo from the opening night performance of September Spring.

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‘You’ve Got to Get Rid of Your Crutch’: Sam Falls on ‘September Spring’ at The Kitchen

At 31, Sam Falls is something of a luddite. This idea, not quite an ideology, makes its appropriately subtle presence in his work. “I’ve gone through a lot of art by painting and using technology, and still, somehow, come back to more traditional practices,” … Read More