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Klaus Biesenbach

A Massive Splash Of Paint Will Turn Hurricane-Ravaged Beach Into Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts

Four years ago, Hurricane Sandy ripped through Rockaway Beach in New York, leaving individuals in southern Queens to clean up after a superstorm that ...

Mr. Biesenbach, Why Giving a Retrospective to Yoko Ono Instead of Fluxus (Whom She Copies) at MOMA?

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

Yoko Ono claims to be one of the pioneers of performance art but the truth is that her art is a conflation of 'ready-made' indexicality and a projection of her own persona into that same indexicality.

11 Instagram Accounts Worth Following This Art Basel Miami Beach Season

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts

Art Basel Miami Beach is fast approaching and so is the accompanying onslaught of contemporary art, jaded socialites, scary price tags and free champa...

Patti Smith Brings An Artsy Bed To Rockaway Beach

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts

You know summer in New York has officially arrived when Klaus Biesenbach starts rolling out the Instagrams. Sunday, July 27, the social media ...

A Human Cadaver... As Art?

Posted 04.18.2013 | Arts

Once upon a time in 1970, the young conceptual artist John Baldessari suggested an unusual and disturbing idea for an art project. He wanted to displa...

Sleeping with Tilda and Quentin

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

Reading about Swinton's collaboration with MoMA, I couldn't help but reminisce about a certain afternoon back in 1996 that I spent in the company of Quentin Crisp where sleep would also prove to be transformative -- for me.

Sitting With Marina Abramović: 'The Artist Is Present Premieres' at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Abramović can be viewed as a study in neediness, only partially assuaged by a designer-clothes-buying binge. But her brave attention-getting strategies defy pathography.

An Art Gala To Remember

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Last night, BOMB Magazine celebrated its 31st anniversary at Capitale in New York by honoring curator Klaus Biesenbach, playwright Marsha Norman, and ...

Kraftwerk Takes To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.12.2012 | Arts

This week is a hard one for Kraftwerk fans. Only 450 tickets were available to the general public for each night of the German band's concert series a...

For One Night Only: Swanlights

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 01.27.2012 | Arts

Last night, Antony and the Johnsons performed a piece specifically commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art at Radio City Music Hall. Antony Hegarty c...

This Is James Franco's Art

ARTINFO | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK-- There were no bold names (aside from artist Terence Koh and P.S. 1 head Klaus Biesenbach) or event photographers at the opening of the omni...

15 Minutes and Counting - Warhol's Stars Shine On at the Museum of Modern Art

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

In his opening remarks to "Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures," MoMA's Chief Curator at Large Klaus Biesenbach told us to think of Warhol's screen tests -- 12 of which are presented in large-scale on the wall of one gallery -- as portraits.

This Week in Art: We Make a Life by What We Give

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

I was recently in New York for the launch of Hans Ulrich Obrist's Interviews Volume 2 -- the latest edition of his "infinite conversation" with leading artistic and intellectual figures.

P.S.1's Warm Up Series Debuts Delicious Combination of DJs, Dancing, and Contemporary Art Displays (SLIDESHOW)

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

If you're one of those Manhattanites skeptical of the contemporary art scene in Long Island City, then you can easily recognize the incredible feat th...

Marina Abramovic Answers the $64,000 Question: "How Did I Pee?"

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Marina Abramovic, the performance artist whose retrospective closed at the MoMA on Memorial Day, last night answered what she said was the number one question about her performance.