Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art

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.


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

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

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

2014: The Year in Review Retrospective
Attributed to Desidario da Settignano, Saint Helena, Empress, circa 1460–64, pietra serena (dark gray sandstone). COURTESY TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART

Retrospective: The Best Art of 1939, The Year MoMA Acquired Picasso’s Demoiselles

As part of our 2014: Year in Review features, we look back to a year-ending column that ARTnews editor Alfred M. Frankfurter penned 75 years ago, in 1939, as war swept Europe. Among Frankfurter’s highlights are two MoMA acquisitions: Picasso’s landmark Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) and Wilhelm … Read More

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ICA Boston Names Eva Respini Chief Curator

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston has found its new chief curator—Eva Respini, who is currently a curator in the Museum of Modern Art’s photography department. Expected to begin at the ICA in March 2015, Respini will replace Helen Molesworth, who began … Read More


Robert Gober at Museum of Modern Art

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Giacometti’s bronze Grande femme debout I (Tall standing woman 1), 1960, bronze. WEXNER FAMILY COLLECTION; ART ©2014 ALBERTO GIACOMETTI ESTATE/LICENSED BY VAGA AND ARS, NEW YORK, NY

Pinched, Poked, and Prodded Profiles of Giacometti’s Sculptures

Giacometti’s sculptures give form to fleeting perceptions Read More


The Future of the American Kunsthalle

Kunsthalles are flexible spaces designed for showing, not collecting, art. But how do they survive—and raise money—without outgrowing their model? Read More


MoMA’s New Curatorial Guard

A new generation of curators at New York’s Museum of Modern Art aims to present a more nuanced and inclusive view of modern-art history Read More


Auto Companies Deliver Sponsorship for Contemporary Art

Looking to align themselves with creativity, innovation, and globalism, auto companies are becoming major sponsors at contemporary-art museums Read More


Retrospective: The Louvre’s Art Protection during World War I

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Lygia Clark, Óculos, 1968, industrial rubber, metal, and glass, 117⁄

Lygia Clark at Museum of Modern Art

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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.”The pop star and provocateur sung high … Read More