Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art

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Francis Alÿs: Architect of the Absurd

Francis Alÿs mixes the poetic and the political in his witty, Sisyphean performances and in sculptures, drawings, and
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The New World of Net Art

Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine, and other platforms are the jumping-off point for artists who blur the line between the virtual and the real Read More

Joan Mitchell, Ready for the River, diptych, 1987-1988,
oil on canvas. ©ESTATE OF JOAN MITCHELL. IMAGE COURTESY OF THE JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION AND CHEIM & READ GALLERY, NEW YORK.
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The Ironies of Joan Mitchell

And other highlights from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

Shirazeh Houshiary. “I don’t want to fit into any category,” she says. “I want to be an individual.”
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Shirazeh Houshiary: ‘Like the Dark Senses Being Revealed’

Mystical and metaphysical, Shirazeh Houshiary’s sculptures, paintings, and animations explore the very nature of existence

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Auguste Rodin, Adam, cast by Alexis Rudier, modeled 1880-81, cast 1925, bronze.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART / RODIN MUSEUM, PHILADELPHIA, BEQUEST OF JULES E. MASTBAUM, 1929. SIGNED RIGHT SIDE OF BASE: RODIN; FOUNDRY MARK BACK OF BASE TO LEFT: ALEXIS RUDIER/FONDEUR PARIS.
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‘Rodin: Genius with Giblets’

Why the great sculptor is so exasperating, and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More

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Dome Improvement—What’s an Art Museum Doing in Rockaway Beach?

MoMA PS1’s VW Dome 2 is the latest in a wave of museum outposts that are humble, nimble, and temporary, offering free admission—and much more than art Read More

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Claes Oldenburg: Hold the Pickle?

Claes Oldenburg’s ‘Floor Burger’ will soon go on view at MoMA in a survey of the artist’s work. But first restorers tackled its ice-cream carton stuffing and painted-canvas buns Read More

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‘The Myth of the Artist Starving’

Looking back at the ’80s market boom and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

Catherine Chalmers, Antworks in Progress - Pink Leaf, from the series The Leafcutters, pigment print.  COURTESY THE ARTIST
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Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Taking Animals’ Art Skills Seriously

Move over, painting chimps. Today’s art-making animals are cutting-edge creators who turn up everywhere from the National Zoo to MoMA Read More

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Garry Winogrand: Rolls of a Lifetime

Garry Winogrand’s first retrospective in 25 years unites over 300 photographs culled from thousands of unmarked contact sheets Read More

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Paula Hayes: Growing Power

Creating tabletop terrariums, residential gardens, immersive environments, and a 240-gallon glowing aquarium brimming with sea ­­­creatures, Paula Hayes considers herself a maker of living artworks Read More

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Weird Science: Biotechnology as Art Form

Tissue cultures, genetic modification, bacterial colonies. Over the last decade, more and more artists have been giving up the studio in favor of the laboratory Read More

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Race You to the Porsche Show at the Art Museum

Horsepower meets star power in North Carolina Museum of Art’s upcoming survey of iconic German autos Read More