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MoMA's Poet Laureate Spars With Colbert

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

If you didn't already know, the Museum of Modern Art has a resident poet of sorts. His name is Kenneth Goldsmith, author of "Seven American Deaths and...

Why Are These Artists Camping At MoMA?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts

Have you ever dreamed of camping out in a museum? Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson has and, lucky for him, his fantasy became reality this week. ...

MoMA PS1 'Warm Up' Parties Return This Weekend

www.DNAinfo.com | Posted 06.28.2013 | New York

LONG ISLAND CITY — Party-goers will pack the courtyard at MoMA PS1 on Saturday for the kickoff of the museum's annual 'Warm Up,' summer concert seri...

On de Kooning, Master Improviser: A Q&A with Curator John Elderfield

Austin Considine | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

De Kooning was constantly scribbling -- sometimes even with his eyes closed. Like many artists, he often traded drawings for services. It was from his friend and therapist, Dr. Henry Vogel, that Christie's recently acquired 33 works on paper, going to an online only auction.

How to Make the Art World Bearable Again

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

The art world is swept up by artists who are eager to "make a difference." I like to think of them as drone artists. They swarm the art world with killer-bee tactics to saturate it with their "socially engaged" art, co-opting real and risky political activism to further their careers.

Socrates Sculpture Park Engages the Community With Its New Show, do it (outside)

Annie Fabricant | Posted 07.27.2013 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Socrates Sculpture Park and do it are a marriage made in heaven. Their concept and ethos reflect each other perfectly. Both are about, crucuially, community and ongoing collaborations, about loosening common preconceived notions about the hierarchies in art.

Happy Days, and Hours, Are Here Again

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week's Art Talk got particularly passionate responses from KCRW listeners who hear my program on the air, or those who read the text of it on the...

Every Day Is MoMA Day!

artdaily.com | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
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NEW YORK (AFP).- New York's Museum of Modern Art plans to move to a seven-days-a-week schedule starting Wednesday, after a similar announcement by the...

Architects Take A Stand Against MoMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

A number of well-known architects have banded together to oppose the Museum of Modern Art's decision to demolish the former American Folk Art Museum b...

Tilda Swinton Is Napping At MoMA...TODAY

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.18.2013 | Arts

Drop everything you're doing and hitch a ride to Midtown, because Tilda Swinton is laying her snow-white head down for a nap in New York's Museum of M...

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.

April's Final Scream: Edvard Munch at MoMA

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Edvard Munch's The Scream (1895) will remain on view at MoMA for one final month. If you have not attended the exhibition yet, by all means go; however, proceed with caution.

The Zany Universe of Pop Art King Claes Oldenburg

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

Claes Oldenburg is best known for his absurd, cheeky depictions of everyday objects. The pop art king takes melting ice cream sundaes, safety pins and...

Inventing Abstraction at MOMA

Francis Levy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Inventing Abstraction is only on view until April 15, and even if an objectionable premise has been the occasion to bring these seminal works together, they are well worth seeing.

Tilda Swinton Sleeps In Glass Box At Museum

Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts

Ah, the wonders of New York's Museum of Modern Art. Van Gogh, Picasso, Tilda Swinton sleeping in a box... What's that? Yes, the eccentric 52-year-o...

VideoGame Art: High Art for a New Generation

Lin Evola | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

On March 2, 2013 Jason Warnke had his Curatorial Debut exhibiting 140 video game artists (60 at the gallery and 80 included online) at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco. The following interview was held at Zero Zero Restaurant in San Francisco on March 8th, 2013.

Creating Engaging Museum Online Experiences: MoMA's Digital Lounge

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

The value of creating engaging digital content for museums goes beyond the goal of expanding the audience. It can be seen as a useful tool to expand the lifetime of an exhibition long after the physical exhibition is over.

Armory Show Legacy Benefits Museum of Modern Art

Liz Goldner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Liz Goldner

The 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. The exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."

Colonizing Abstraction: MoMA's Inventing Abstraction Show Denies Its Ancient Global Origins

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Shouldn't the most authoritative of our cultural institutions, certainly those renown globally, be so sensitive as to represent the history of international art with the like mindedness of diplomats to mitigating the injuries historically wrought by political and cultural colonizations?

Bang on a Can @ MoMA: Where Past and Present Meet (PHOTOS)

Jessica Schmitz | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Jessica Schmitz

2013-02-04-schmitz_flute.jpgNo longer on track to pursue a conventional performance career, I once again found myself pondering my professional future. (Maybe a stint with the circus would resolve my creative angst?)

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Jon Eig | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Jon Eig

Surely, with recycled Resident Evils and bankruptcy-inducing John Carters out there, people are fed up with the standard operating procedure of mainstream film.

MoMA's Unusual New Acquisition

ARTINFO | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Landmines are very expensive reminders of sometimes long-resolved conflicts. In addition to the 15,000 to 20,000 lives it takes annually, each costs b...

Giant Le Corbusier Exhibition Is Coming To MoMA

ARTINFO | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Wood, aluminum, and plastic model of Villa Savoye Poissy-sur-Seine, France. 1929-31. Image via MoMA. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is organizi...

Who Invented Abstract Art?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Abstract art often seems like one of those terms that happily appeared one day in the vocabulary of art historians only to be applied, retrospectively...

Falling for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love a Film Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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