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Art Around Town: January 17 Through 24

NYC-ARTS | Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts

What do you get when you combine classical and popular music, American and international musicians, opera with cabaret chamber music and rock? These are just some of the combinations you'll find at the Ecstatic Music Festival.

MoMA PS1 Declares CODA An Architect To Watch

Posted 01.17.2013 | Arts

Today MoMA PS1 declared CODA, aka Caroline O'Donnel, the winner of the Young Architecture Program. The architect stood out amongst a group of five fin...

Giant Le Corbusier Exhibition Is Coming To MoMA

ARTINFO | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

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...

Pasolini at 90 at MoMA

Norman MacAfee | Posted 12.13.2012 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Pasolini became world renowned in 1964 with the opening of his film about Jesus: The Gospel According to Matthew. It was reviewed in Life magazine, at that time America's major weekly picture magazine.

Guess What's Coming To The MoMA?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.30.2012 | Arts

The next time you're concerned your kids are playing too many video games, calm yourself with this mantra: They're actually studying fine art. That...

Contested Artwork Gets Donated To MoMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

Describing a work of art as "priceless" tends to be an exaltation collectors like to hear. That is, unless the art is literally valueless, like in the...

Famous Horror Filmmaker Visits Munch's Masterpiece

Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

Slasher filmmaker Wes Craven recently confronted his fine art inspiration at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Caption reads: "Found origins of...

MoMA Offers Sandy Relief

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.08.2012 | Arts

In the wake of New York City's most devastating natural disaster to date, many of the city's landmark institutions are stepping up to provide relief f...

Sandy's Wake-up Call: The Future Is Here Early

Lou Leonard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?

Transitional Moments: Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa at the New York Film Festival

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

That Potter's work deals with changing identity makes it perfect viewing during those transitional periods in one's life. It's comforting to know that Potter's films are here to make those transitions with me.

Who Is Wade Guyton And Why Is He Such A Big Deal?

ARTINFO | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts

Nobody, it seems, has a bad thing to say about Wade Guyton these days. Critic Roberta Smith called the artist's current mid-career survey at the Whitn...

A Performance Picnic: Unexpected Gastro-art Delights at the Museum of Modern Art

Stacy Schneider | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Stacy Schneider

While spending a Sunday afternoon browsing the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, I stumbled upon the most interesting and satisfying exhibit of the day: a performance picnic.

Alighiero Boetti at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Artwrit | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts

On the one hand, contemporary art history is about the expansion of the site of art from being between one artist and his audience to being about collaboration. On the other hand, ironically, it's about a narrow focus on individuals.

Italian Artist Alighiero Boetti at MoMA New York

Susan Eley | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Susan Eley

Born in Turin, Boetti is not a household name outside of Italy. Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, a magnificent retrospective at MoMA, on view through October 1, will certainly change that.

A Hollywood Fairy Tale Gone Wrong: MoMA Screens Documentary on Last Silent Film Star

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Thomas Gladysz

Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room is the title of documentary premiering September 5 at MOMA in New York. This fascinating and ultimately heartbreaking work tells the story of a childhood spent working like an adult.

How Children Influenced 20th Century Art And Design

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.30.2012 | Parents

A world in which designers think about and cater to children -- incorporating ideas of childhood into both their products (from UNICEF campaigns and u...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums, Part II

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are more of my favorite places to find unique gifts, home décor and more, at some of the unique and amazing sites in New York City.

Foreclosure Crisis Spurs Quest To Reinvigorate Suburbs

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

In the mythologized version of recent American history -- which is to say, the part where the suburbs devolved from the wholesome backdrop for family ...

The Many Media Of Alighiero Boetti At MOMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

This month marks the largest exhibition in the United States of works by Alighiero Boetti, one of the most influential Italian artists of the 20th and...

Taryn Simon Presents A Living Man Declared Dead

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts has begun a series of intriguing new short collaborative films that showcase artists reflecting on their own work. The first artist to take par...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Matthew Akers on Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Dan Persons | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

More than just a simple transcript of a museum show, the documentary Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present is its own, emotionally-charged experience.

Movie Review: Marina Abramovic -- the Artist Is Present

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I settled in for the screening of Marina Abramovic -- The Artist is Present, with the same skepticism I'd had when I went to see her retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, which the film documents.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ben Model on the Art of the Chase

Dan Persons | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So it's finally come to pass: Like, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Mighty Movie Podcast has been around long enough to merit itself a special, musical episode.

André Masson At Blain Di Donna: 'The Mythology Of Desire: Masterworks From 1925-1945'

Bobby Elliott | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

Neither a footnote nor a chapter in the history of modern art, Masson's career will probably always ignite a conversation worth having and a show worth putting up. And wherever you fall, in this show there's fuel enough for both his detractors and his supporters.