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Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Marina Abramovic Is Present

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-04-outsidebox.jpg A special interview with the artist shows, "If you sit in that chair and look at me after a while I am like the mirror of your own self-experience."

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.

What's Wrong With Art Writing On The Web?

Noah Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Noah Becker

Art critic, Jill Conner, shares her thoughts on online art criticism.

Bringing Marina Flowers

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yazmany Arboleda

I decided that on the morning of my 29th year on earth, May 7th, I, Yazmany Arboleda, a fellow artist and a fan, would bring Marina Abramović flowers.

Annals of the Over-Rated: Tim Burton

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

America (and the world) has spoken: The less-than-mediocre Alice in Wonderland is a hit. Allow me to disagree. Tim Burton is Exhibit A for my unified theory of movies.

Art Museum Boards Top 10 Most Sought-After People | ERICA ORDEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

These people are part of a coveted group whose bank accounts, family pedigrees, social networks and art collections have put them in play for board sp...

Culture Zohn: Marina Abramovic: Confront Your Fear

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-03-12-outsidepull.jpgThe artist cycles her way through love and pain at the Museum of Modern Art to shock and stimulate and make us look harder, longer, without looking away.

MoMA: Free, With Inner Peace

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matthew Palevsky

The first YoGA at MoMA was held on Super Bowl Sunday '09 in the womb-like atmosphere of artist Pipilotti Rist's wall-to-wall shag carpet and her floor-to-ceiling video installation.

Tim Burton Owns 'Weird' in Hollywood. Now, As An Artist, He's Got An Exhibition At MOMA And A Beautiful, 437-page Book

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

The story told in this book is a simple one. An alien child. A helpful teacher. A highly original student film. An apprenticeship at Disney. And then an unbroken series of successful films.

Jerome Neuner, The Invisible Hand Behind MoMA's Shows | RANDY KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In hundreds of exhibitions over the last three decades the names of a stunning number of curators and artists have entered the institutional memory of...

Culture Zohn: Bonjour Tristesse, Classic Film About Daughter-Father Bond, Still Sensational

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-04-16-dakissBonjourTristesseST08_x12.jpg This is the story behind the tale of a daughter (Jean Seberg) desperate to keep her father (David Niven) for herself.

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

A Predicate to Change

Pamela Auchincloss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Auchincloss

The art world is in flux. Shifts in influence, business practices, marketing strategies, and the dissemination of culture in our global landscape are being shaped and driven forward by a new set of determinants.

City Secrets: New York -- A Guide for Those Who Are Beyond Times Square and the Empire State

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Almost every afternoon, as I go to collect the kid at school, I run into a foreign couple at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 94th Street. They have a guidebook in hand. And yet they are lost.

El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not...

82-Story MOMA Tower Approved By City Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A proposal for a new 82-story tower next to the Museum of Modern Art has cleared its final hurdle. The New York City Council voted W...

MoMA Mixx: Wooing The Young Professional Donors | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This is the Museum of Modern Art's inaugural MoMA Mixx, a dance party held Sept. 26 with music chosen by an artist-DJ team and hosted by MoMA's Junior...

At the Tender Age of 39, Spike Jonze Receives a Retrospective at MoMA

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

The centerpiece of the retrospective will be two special programs: Jonze will appear with author Maurice Sendak, and there will be an evening of skate videos where No Age will perform.

Kieron Williamson: Is This 6-Year-Old the Next Picasso?

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Kieron Williamson, a 6-year-old British boy has talent. Working in watercolor, he paints wonderful scenes of harbors, landscapes and more.

Just Like Andy Warhol, You Can Adorn a Museum of Modern Art Wall

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Warhol will remain in place, but your chance to shout 'Catch me at MOMA" will evaporate. The opportunity you seized not only to look at art but to be art will be terminally turpentined away.

MOMA's Glenn Lowry Earned $1.32M Last Year

Bloomberg | Philip Boroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Glenn D. Lowry earned $1.32 million in pay and benefits running New York's Museum of Modern Art in the year ending in June, dow...

Culture in NYC ? Bring Lots of Cash

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David R. Jones, Esq.

Cultural institutions which used to be free or very low cost have increased their admission fees to make it virtually impossible for anyone but the upper middle class and wealthy from attending them.

Media Elite Turn Out For Graydon Carter's Tony Blair Interview At MoMA (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tuesday night, Tony Blair answered questions from Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter at an A-list event at New York's Museum of Modern Art. The two discusse...

Tim Burton To Get MoMA Exhibit

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The visually inventive filmmaker behind "Edward Scissorhands," "Batman" and "Sweeney Todd," among others, will be the subject of "Tim Burton," a major...

Let the Arts Help Rebuild the Economy

Randall Bourscheidt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Bourscheidt

The Obama administration should devote a portion of the new jobs program to matching this local investment in the arts infrastructure. The immediate gain in jobs will lead to the long-term benefit of stronger communities.