Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art


News Retrospective
Diego Velázquez, The Toilet of Venus, ca. 1647-51, oil on canvas. 
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April Retrospective: Don’t Be Seduced by Señor Dalí!

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


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10 Amazing Data Visualizations of Creativity and Art History

With five New York art spaces showing maps, charts, and diagrams, it’s a great moment for flowchart art Read More


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10 Must-See Museum Photo Shows of Spring 2014

Where to find Kahlo’s archive, Friedlander’s jazz pix, Michael Snow’s conceptual hijinks, Abelardo Morell’s camera obscura, and more highlights of the spring photo season Read More


Trends
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Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage

Contemporary artists are updating the modernist tradition with new tactics and new media Read More


Features
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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


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Now Hear This: Sound Art Has Arrived

Sound is being recognized and exhibited as an art form in its own right
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Excuse Me While I Eat the Sky: Magritte for Dinner at MoMA

A taste-by-taste recap of a five-course meal based on paintings in the Surrealist’s current show Read More


Profiles
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


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Fresh Prints: MoMA Washes Pollock’s Hands

Using art history, chemistry, and detective work, conservators uncover intriguing details in three classic paintings Read More


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Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More


Investigations
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The Restitution Struggle: Malaise, Indifference, and Frustration

Decades after the effort began, hundreds of thousands of artworks and other objects looted from victims of the Holocaust have yet to be returned to the owners or their heirs
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Hong-Kai Wang. Still from Music While We Work. 2011. Multi-channel sound and two-channel video installation. Courtesy the artist

Listen to Your MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art prepares for its first major sound-art show Read More


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Pedal Pushers: How Art Museums Are Promoting Bike Culture

In exhibitions and programs across the country, museums are devising new ways to showcase the exquisite mix of engineering, craftsmanship and style that moves us forward on two finely calibrated wheels Read More


Profiles
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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
other works that relate to them Read More