Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art

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Looking at Art

Mind His Beeswax: Wolfgang Laib Is Everywhere

Artist brings smell, warmth and light to museums, galleries in New York and D.C. Read More

Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in 
Harlem and Marcus Samuelsson, chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, 
at a Q&A for Samuelsson’s book Yes, Chef at Ginny’s Supper Club.
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Feast for the Eyes: Red Rooster Harlem’s Recipe for Art

At Red Rooster Harlem, chef and owner Marcus Samuelsson gives as much thought to the art on the walls as to the food Read More

Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.
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Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More

Faramarz Pilaram, Untitled, 1982, oil on canvas.

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The Other Modernism: Rediscovering Iran’s Avant-Garde

Overshadowed by revolution, sanctions, and outdated notions of the Modern, Iran’s vibrant postwar art scene is coming into focus at the Asia Society Read More

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Disaster Photography: When Is Documentary Exploitation?

Photographers who produce spectacular images of Detroit, Chernobyl, and other ravaged areas have sparked disagreements whether they are exploiting others’ misfortune—or just covering the bad news Read More

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This Is Not a Pipe–But It IS a Newly Discovered Magritte

A new book gathers 130 previously unpublished and recently authenticated works by the Belgian Surrealist, including a portrait of Jesus, erotic pictures, and that famous cryptic pipe Read More

Christian Marclay (right) performing with Otomo Yoshihide at the Japan Society in  New York.
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It’s About Time

The huge success of ‘The Clock’ brings new attention to other parts of Christian Marclay’s career Read More

Installation  view of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s untitled (free/still), 2011–12, at the Museum  of Modern Art in New York.
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Curry Up!

Following Rirkrit Tiravanija’s recipe for success
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The Cindy Sherman Effect

By inventing her own genre, Cindy Sherman has influenced the way generations of artists think about photography, portraiture, narrative, and identity Read More

Yevgeniy Fiks in his guerrilla performance Communist Tour of MoMA, 2010
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Seeing Red at MoMA

The museum sanctions a “Communist Tour” of the Diego Rivera show–and more Read More

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The Persistence of Memories

Pioneering programs at MoMA and other museums show that engagement with modern art can improve quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers Read More

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‘Moment’ Not So Magic

Peter Galassi, curator of MoMA's Cartier-Bresson retrospective, wants viewers to stop talking and start looking. Read More

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Looking at Art

Uncovering Matisse

The first major survey of Matisse's output during World War I uses cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned connoisseurship to reveal his radical system of scraping, scratching, and repainting. Read More

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A Gothic Pop Surrealist

An upcoming retrospective at MoMA highlights filmmaker Tim Burton's private artwork—and his humorous side. Read More