Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art


Artists
Mishka Henner, Staphorst Ammunition Depot, 2011, archival pigment print. COURTESY THE ARTIST

The Man Who Laughed at Surveillance Technology: Mishka Henner on His Jarring Images About Images

The scariest thing about Mishka Henner’s “Feedlots” photographs is that they are so beautiful. In one photograph from the series, a pool of bright red swirls interrupts a field of greyish boxes. The closer you look, the more you begin to … Read More


Film
Robert Zemeckis on the set of The Walk. ©2015 CTMG, INC., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Future Imperfect: Robert Zemeckis in Retrospective

Two thousand fifteen was destined to be the year of Robert Zemeckis since at least 1989, the same year a frizzy-haired scientist and his baby-faced protégé set the clock forward to October 21, 2015, defying the space-time continuum for the … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Alexander Rodchenko, Stairs, 1929–30.

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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Retrospective
Pablo Picasso, She-Goat, 1950 (cast 1952), bronze. ©2015 ESTATE OF PABLO PICASSO/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK, MRS. SIMON GUGGENHEIM FUND

Object-Lessons in Object-Love: A Review of MoMA’s First Picasso Sculpture Show, in 1967

Anyone who has paid any mind to the New York art world this week knows that MoMA has opened its much-hyped “Picasso Sculpture” show, the largest museum survey of sculptures by Pablo Picasso in nearly 50 years. In honor of … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Woody Allen's Interiors (1978). COURTESY FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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lives News The 200 Top Collectors
Melva Bucksbaum. TIMOTHY GREENFIELD-SANDERS

Melva Bucksbaum, Art Patron and Collector, Dies at 82

Melva Bucksbaum, who passionately collected art and frequently gave money to museums and artists across America, died at 82. Her cause of death has not been announced, but she was suffering from cancer.Having been on the Whitney Museum’s board of trustees since … Read More


News
Still from Todd Haynes' Carol (2015). ©2015 THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

Cate Blanchett to Be Honored at MoMA’s Eighth Annual Film Benefit

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that its eighth annual film benefit will be held in honor of Cate Blanchett, who recently starred in two films that have garnered serious awards attention—Todd Haynes’ Carol, which was met with critical acclaim upon … Read More


Artists Features
opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More


News

Morning Links: Nicolas Cage Edition

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News
Dennis Szakacs.COURTESY NEW MUSEUM

New Museum Names Dennis Szakacs Associate Director, Alludes to Future Expansion

The New Museum announced today the creation of a new position at the institution–Associate Director–aimed at helping its “next phase of growth.” Dennis Szakacs will join the museum’s staff in this new role. Szakacs, most recently the director and CEO … Read More


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Pierre Huyghe, Untilled (Liegender Frauenakt) [Reclining female nude], 2012, concrete with beehive structure, wax, live bee colony. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK. PURCHASE/©2015 PIERRE HUYGHE/JONATHAN MUZIKAR

Here’s an Interview With the Person Who Takes Care of the Bees in Pierre Huyghe’s ‘Untilled’ at MoMA

Pierre Huyghe’s Untilled (Liegender Frauenakt) [Reclining female nude] (2012), which was recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and is now on view in its sculpture garden, is a concrete female nude with a beehive for … Read More


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Morning Links: Louvre Superstore Edition

After many protests from art historians, the Louvre will go through with its plan to move 250,000 works to a store in Liévin, France. [The Art Newspaper]Peter Schjeldahl on the “fearful frenzy” that is today’s art market. [The New Yorker]Shepard … Read More


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Tania Bruguera to Be First Artist-in-Residence for New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Over the past week, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera has been arrested in Havana and released hours later, and given back her passport, which the Cuban government confiscated six months ago after she staged a protest performance piece in … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Frank Stella, Gran Cairo, 1962, alkyd on canvas. WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, NEW YORK; PURCHASE FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF ART 63.34/©2014 FRANK STELLA/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK

‘What You See Is What You See’: Donald Judd and Frank Stella on the End of Painting, in 1966

Frank Stella and Donald Judd are both having moments right now. There’s an exhibition of Stella’s paintings and drawings at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst, in Basel, and on October 30, Stella will have a retrospective that will open at the Whitney Museum … Read More