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Drip, Splash, Pour: Jackson Pollock at MoMA

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

I'm still buzzing from the trip to planet Pollock. It's a world that's different and yet so close -- torrential in a familiar current. It's more than drip, splash, pour. It's ancient, modern, cosmic.

Colm Tóibín: On Giacometti

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Watch as the award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín shares his thoughts on Giacometti's iconic 'Homme qui marche'. A timeless and inspirational sc...

In 'Transmissions,' MOMA's Curators Mistake Internationalism for Financial Globalization

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

Until recently, MoMA was canonically presented as an infallible institution. Every conversation about contemporary art would reach a dead end when one of the parties involved drop a comment like: 'This artist has just been included in a show at MoMA and has been added to its collection.'

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, and Benicio del Toro in Sicario

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

By the time I got home from the Sicario premiere at MoMA this week, the film's star Emily Blunt was trading puke takes with Stephen Colbert on his Late Night Show

Stefanie Posavec: Material Data (VIDEO) | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2004, with an MA in Communication Design, Posavec shifted her focus from book design and text visualization towards a more immersive and experiential dimension.

Purgatory & Paradise: Meryl Meisler's Vintage New York Photography

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Meryl Meisler's tome of photography from the 70s titled, "Purgatory & Paradise SASSY '70s: Suburbia & The City" is an exceptional collection of disc...

11 Women Artists Who Should Have Their Own MoMA Retrospectives

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

Raise your hand if you went to the Museum of Modern Art this summer. I'd imagine more than a few New Yorkers are lifting an appendage, confessing to ...

Jacob Lawrence's 1941 Paintings Spark Talk About Racial Injustice Today

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

Art museums may seem like the guardians of the past, but they are also the provocateurs of the present, harnessing cultural artifacts to challenge --...

Ian McKellan in 'Mr. Holmes': How British is It?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The fine ensemble swirling around McKellan's killer performance as the aging Mr. Holmes, now in retirement in the country, is first rate. And in that spirit, the movie's Monday premiere took advantage of Broadway's dark night, with theater actors out for drinks and ravioli at Southgate in celebration.

CultureZohn: Grete Stern's Emancipated, Subversive, Alluring Photographs at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Stern's surrealist imagery with a subversive feminist twist showed her intellectual reach and native cleverness and made for inventive and audacious photography which far exceeded the raw material.

Love Is Blind. Until You See Your Ex Again!

Marlon Regis | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts
Marlon Regis

News Flash: love is still our strongest emotion! How I Became The Bomb capture this on their song, "Ulay, Oh."

What Television Journalism Could Look Like

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.01.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Now, for the first time, smartphones and particularly iPhones have the capacity to shoot broadcast-quality video. They have the potential to do for television journalism what Leicas did 100 years ago for photojournalism. iPhone video has the possibility of completely changing not only the cost of making television but the way that it looks.

Christophe Debon: One Of The Best Street Photographers Of Our Time

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Christophe Debon Few photographers (dead or alive) make me jealous. Christophe Debon is an exception. I am terribly jealous of h...

Everything You Need To Know About The 100th Anniversary of Technicolor

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Judy Garland’s slippers were never meant to be ruby-red. The literary Dorothy wore silver ones in L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, and they would...

Why Workers Are Protesting One Of NY's Biggest Museums, In 11 Brilliant Posters

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts

New York's Museum of Modern Art held its annual "Party in the Garden" gala this week, beckoning black-tie-clad VIPs to generously support the institut...

Top Art Exhibits to Catch In NYC, Spring/Summer 2015 Edition

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
Nana Meriwether

If your spring awakening has been slow to start, may I suggest a cultural catalyst to help; Ascend from your wintry slump with a visit to some of the city's current art exhibits.

Priscilla Frank

It's Time To Stop Hating Yoko Ono | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts

Illustration by Priscilla Frank In 1980, John Lennon and Yoko Ono sat down for an interview with David Sheff of Playboy Magazine. The two w...

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

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 05.12.2015 | 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.

Andy Warhol Made A Mistake That Resulted In Some Of His Best Paintings

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

What we make of the Rorschach test's blotchy black ink supposedly says a lot about us. Created in the early 1920s by a surprisingly attractive Swis...

Maybe The Best Place To Store Your Favorite Photos Is On Old-Fashioned Paper

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.30.2015 | Arts

Digital cameras let us take hundreds of photos. We keep them on our phones, somewhere on our laptops, or entrust them to Facebook, with the more advan...

Muse of Art Criticism Reportedly Hospitalized for 'Nervous Exhaustion'

John Seed | Posted 06.28.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Pablo Art Market-Criticism, the eldest son of the muse and allegorical figure Art Criticism has confirmed reports circulating earlier today that his mother has been hospitalized.

JamesMichael Nichols

Queer Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Brings His Controversial Work To The MoMA | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices

Bruce LaBruce is one of the most iconic names within the world of queer film. Now the artist is being honored with his very own retrospective at New Y...

CultureZohn: Off the C(H)uff With Tatiana Bilbao at the Dynamic Latin American Architecture Show at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

What the Latin American show demonstrates unequivocally is the necessity of political and social ideas to meld with architecture to produce innovation.This emphasis on the indigenous and away from roving starchitects is certainly appealing and hints that the way forward should be inclusive of one's own country's rich architectural heritage.

Helen Mirren in Woman in Gold: How German Was It?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The restitution of Klimt's "Woman in Gold" to its rightful heir is a story of justice won, and a up-yours to Holocaust deniers and those who continue to enact violence against Jews and other peoples who value human life.