Tag Archives: MoMA


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Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More


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Judgement, 2008
Modified computer game, custom computer

(More) Old Masters of Our Domain

Riffs on the classics, part 2: from Artschwager’s altarpiece to Kanye’s hoodie Read More


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Tim Hetherington, Kelso, Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 2008, digital c-print. © TIM HETHERINGTON, COURTESY YOSSI MILO GALLERY, NEW YORK.

The Military Is Present

Using outreach, performance, video, photography, and therapy, artists and museums are devising new ways to connect with veterans—and to bring their stories to a wider audience Read More


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Marcel Dzama. Welcome to the land of the bat, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York.

Skeletons Out of the Closet

A survey of museum tours celebrating Halloween, Day of the Dead, and more Read More


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MoMA Makes a Facebook for Abstractionists

A collaboration between MoMA curators and the Columbia Business School depicts early modernism as a vast social network. It’s the latest in a long line of charts showing that no ism is an island Read More


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Northview, 2000. 
The arrangement of noncommunicative figures reflects the influence of Vuillard.

Strange Bedfellows

From Fairfield Porter to David Park to Lisa Yuskavage and Peter Doig, contemporary artists have been riffing on Vuillard Read More


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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More


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MoMA’s Problematic Provenances

Behind a lawsuit brought against the Museum of Modern Art by the heirs of George Grosz lies a troubling history of acquiring works seized by the Nazis and sold to support the German war effort Read More


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Driven to Abstraction?

Willem de Kooning at the Museum of Modern Art Read More


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Comic Relief

The boundary between fine art and graphic novels has grown increasingly porous Read More


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Excavation, 1950, from the MoMA exhibition.  Credit: ©2011 THE WILLEM DE KOONING FOUNDATION/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, MR. AND MRS. FRANK G. LOGAN PURCHASE PRIZE FUND, RESTRICTED GIFTS OF EDGAR J. KAUFMANN, JR., AND MR. AND MRS. NOAH GOLDOWSKY, JR

Shaping de Kooning’s Legacy

Behind the scenes of the artist’s long-awaited retrospective at MoMA are not only curators but also dealers, lawyers, collectors, and heirs. Read More


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Performers wearing costumes crocheted by the artist Olek wordlessly interact with crowds at a mini "Bushwick Art Park" installed on the Bowery as part of the New Museum's Festival of Ideas.  MAGGIE LEE

It’s Not Just a Museum, It’s a Think Tank

Art museums are recruiting experts from outside the art world to address problems in the real world. Read More


Profiles
Untitled, 2009, a haunting work in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.  COURTESY GREENE NAFTALI GALLERY, NEW YORK

A Minimalist Maximalist

In large abstract paintings, Jacqueline Humphries puts a contemporary spin on the AbEx and Minimalist tradition. Read More


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An Xiao's The Artist Is Kinda Present, 2010, a performance in which the artist had conversations with gallerygoers over Twitter.  JOANIE SAN CHIRICO

The Social Revolution

Today’s Facebook comments are tomorrow’s artworks as artists harness social technology to comment on how our new connectivity is changing our culture. Read More