Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art


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Marcel Broodthaers, Armoire blanche et table blanche (White Cabinet and White Table), 1965, painted cabinet, table, and eggshells. ©2015 ESTATE OF MARCEL BROODTHAERS/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/SABAM, BRUSSELS

MoMA Announces Marcel Broodthaers Retrospective for 2016

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that it will host New York’s first-ever Marcel Broodthaers museum retrospective, set to open on February 14, 2016. After it closes on May 15, 2016, the show will travel to the Reina Sofia … Read More


Artists Retrospective Reviews

Before the Museum of Modern (F)art: On Yoko Ono’s First New York Show, in 1961

In honor of the Museum of Modern Art’s “Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971,” we turn back to Ono’s first exhibition ever, held at AG Gallery, which was run by George Maciunas and Almus Salcius, in New York, in July … Read More


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MoMA Staff Protests at the Museum’s ‘Party In the Garden’ Gala

At last night’s annual Party in the Garden gala at the Museum of Modern Art—a major fundraising event for the institution, which this year was in honor of artists Richard Serra and Kara Walker, “with a special salute to David … Read More


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The Guerrilla Girls' 1986 “Report Card” along Pussy Galore's 2015 version.  ©1986 GUERRILLA GIRLS; ©2015 PUSSY GALORE

Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes

Despite encouraging signs of women’s improved status and visibility in the art world, there are still major systemic problems. Do not misunderstand me: women artists are in a far better position today than they were 45 years ago, when Linda … Read More


Artists Profiles
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Of Flies and Homemade Bombs: Yoko Ono’s Art World

One recent afternoon, I was sitting in a room in Yoko Ono’s apartment in the Dakota building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, waiting for her to arrive. The apartment was dark, but this room was entirely white—white carpets, … Read More


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A Dancer in the Dark, Illuminated: Inside MoMA’s Unusual Björk Catalogue

“So I have been doing a little reading and trying to find folks who could help me define what ‘ism’ I am,” Icelandic pop star Björk wrote to writer Timothy Morton in an email in October. In a lengthier email, … Read More


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Jeffrey Deitch and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation at the New York Public Library last night. JORI KLEIN/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

‘Let’s Make It Happen’: Deitch on Almost Joining MoMA, Bribing Michael Jackson’s Doorman, and More

“I don’t really care about money,” Jeffrey Deitch told New Museum curator Massimiliano Gioni last night at the New York Public Library. “Money is something to do more crazy projects with.” There you have it.Deitch and Gioni were both asked … Read More


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Bjork, still from "Black Lake," commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, 2015.COURTESY OF WELLHART AND ONE LITTLE INDIAN

State of Emergency: Biesenbach’s Björk Show Turns MoMA Into Planet Hollywood

One gloomy morning this week at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, I was standing in a snaking, claustrophobic line–the first of many–for the press preview of a retrospective of the Icelandic singer Björk, when a woman with … Read More


Reviews
Sturtevant, Study for Muybridge Plate #97: Woman Walking, 1966, photograph, 7¾" x 8¼".

Sturtevant at Museum of Modern Art

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Installation view of “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (December 14, 2014-April 5, 2015). JOHN WRONN/©2014 THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Structure Rising: David Salle on ‘The Forever Now’ at MoMA

What the flawed survey tells us about painting today Read More


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Last year's Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. COURTESY ART+FEMINISM

Art+Feminism Group Announces Second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Following last year’s massively successful edition, the Art+Feminism group has announced a second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, designed to start closing Wikipedia’s gender gap, for March 7. Last year, the Edit-a-Thon brought together 600 volunteers at Eyebeam and 30 satellite locations across … Read More


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International Center of Photography on Sixth Avenue at 43rd Street, New York City.


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ICP Announces Chief Curator Brian Wallis Is Stepping Down

The International Center of Photography has announced that Brian Wallis, deputy director of exhibitions and collections and chief curator since 1999, will be stepping down at the end of February.Wallis has led ICP’s department of Exhibitions and Collections since joining the institution in … Read More


Retrospective
Installation view of "The Forever Now." PHOTO: JOHN WRONN. ©2014 THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Then and ‘The Forever Now': On MoMA’s Last Major Painting Survey, in 1958

“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” the Museum of Modern Art’s controversial survey of contemporary painting (which has been praised by some and disliked by many more) is, amazingly, its first major painting show since 1958. We’re flashing back to that period … Read More


Retrospective
Henri Matisse, The Parakeet and the Mermaid, 1952, gouache on paper, cut and pasted, and charcoal on white paper. © 2014 SUCCESSION H. MATISSE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK. COURTESY MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

‘His Stock Will Be Sent Sky-Rocketing’: Read ARTnews’ 1931 Review of MoMA’s First Major Matisse Show

As the blockbuster “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” moves into its final weeks at the Museum of Modern Art, we look back to the first time the museum held a major show of Matisse’s work. The retrospective, MoMA’s 13th exhibition, ran … Read More