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Foreclosed: Two Weeks Left…

The multidisciplinary teams working on projects for the exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream have two weeks to go in the workshop phase before the final public Open Studios at MoMA PS1 on Saturday, September 17. Read more

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August 29, 2011  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Lucian Freud: In Memoriam

Lucian Freud. Girl with Leaves. 1948. Pastel on gray paper. Purchase. © 2011 Lucian Freud

To commemorate the passing of one of the 20th century’s most extraordinary artists, MoMA recently installed eight works by Lucian Freud on the second floor. The two paintings, three drawings, and three etchings were selected from the 21 objects by Freud in the Museum’s collection. Read more

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August 26, 2011  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: The End of Summer Is Near

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection. Read more

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Foreclosed: Three Weeks Left …

The multidisciplinary teams working on projects for the exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream have three weeks to go in the workshop phase before the final public Open Studios at MoMA PS1, on Saturday, September 17. Read more

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August 23, 2011  |  Film
Return to Hot and Humid

I just returned from a Maine cabin by a large freshwater lake, where I was frightened of the water. Sharks might maul me, or if not sharks, then perhaps a large snapping turtle out of a Roger Corman film (not that I can recall a Corman film with a killer turtle). Read more

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August 22, 2011  |  Film
Delights of a Culinary Cineaste

Festival Director Dieter Kosslick. Photo: Amelie Losier. © Berlinale 2010

MoMA has described me as a Culinary Cineaste and given me Carte Blanche to select some of my favorite food films. My sincere thanks to MoMA and to Rajendra Roy for inviting me. What a pleasure and honor, because food is vital, and not just to me. Read more

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August 19, 2011  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Talk to Me Can’t Stop Talking

Installation view of Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects at The Museum of Modern Art, 2011. Photo © Scott Rudd

The exhibition Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects is up and running in our Special Exhibitions Gallery on the third floor. The public is behaving just the way we dreamt they would, not only diving into individual exhibits, reading, taking pictures and videos, clicking and dragging, and listening, but also taking full advantage of the interactive features in the galleries and beyond. Read more

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Foreclosed: Prioritizing Project Elements

The multidisciplinary teams working on projects for the exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream have one month left in the workshop phase before the final public Open Studios at MoMA PS1 on Saturday, September 17, 2011. Here, they summarize their progress and outstanding concerns as they move towards finalizing their respective projects. Read more

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August 15, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids, MoMA PS1
MoMA Teens Enliven Clifford Owens’s Anthology

Clifford Owens. Anthology (Saya Woolfalk score). performance still

Clifford Owens needed help. Since May he has been in residence at MoMA PS1 where has been preparing for his fall exhibition Anthology. Owens has been interpreting and carrying out performance scores written by African-American artists. While most scores are written instructions for actions, Saya Woolfalk’s contribution is a graphical score that resembles a drawing complete with costumed characters and stick figures interacting with one another. Read more

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August 12, 2011  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Tying the Knot

By the time you read this I will be roughly 36 hours away from getting married. Not that I’m counting. Needless to say, I have weddings on the brain. To call it a momentous occasion is something of an understatement; recent political and ideological debates over the very definition of marriage attest to the concept’s enduring impact. And it certainly seems like a big deal to me. Read more