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Foreclosed: Thoughts on Cicero and Collaboration with Jeanne Gang

MoMA and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from Theaster Gates, Jr., a member of the Jeanne Gang’s team. Read more

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November 28, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
¡MoMA’s Teen Muralistas!

A Chuck Close-inspired collaborative drawing

Taking inspiration from the current Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art exhibition, the teens enrolled in this fall’s ¡Muralistas! Large-Scale Painting from Around the World workshop have been exploring the power and the excitement of creating enormous public art. Read more

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Foreclosed: Buying into the “American Dream”

MoMA and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from journalist Alex Ulam. Read more

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November 22, 2011  |  Projects 98: Slavs and Tatars
Other Skies Tell Other Stories

Female pilgrims at the tomb of Bahadur Al-Naqshband, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, 2011. Photo courtesy Slavs and Tatars

Slavs and Tatars is an international collective of artists, designers, and writers, founded in 2005. Through their printed work, installations, and performance lectures, they investigate the spheres of cultural influence at work in the vastly complex regions east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China. Read more

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November 21, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
MoMA Teens Presents: A Class With No Name

A Class With No Name: An Experiment in Studio Arts

When we polled teens last year to find out what new In the Making classes they were most interested in seeing on the schedule this fall, the most interesting suggestion that we received was that of creating a class with no set curriculum, rules, or theme. Read more

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November 17, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Film, Videos
Celebrating Pedro Almodóvar

Each year, for four years now, The Museum of Modern Art honors a filmmaker of singular importance and influence at a benefit event in support of MoMA’s Department of Film and its exhibition and collection activities. This year we looked for a cinema artist who has been a part of MoMA’s family for long stretches of their career. Pedro Almodóvar fit this description perfectly. Read more

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November 14, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
CLICK@MoMA: Babycastles’ Arcade

Holding one of the Johan Sebastian Joust controllers at Babycastles

For this season of In the Making, as part of our CLICK@MoMA digital media workshops for teens, we brought in the guys from the indie video game collective Babycastles to run a 10-week workshop on the amazing world of interactive technology, consoles, and video games Read more

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November 11, 2011  |  Behind the Scenes, Events & Programs
Inked Identity: MoMA Honors Veterans

Participants in the Inked Identity exhibition and Veterans Support Center staff join MoMA educator Sally Paul.

As today is Veterans Day, I’d like to share a little history about MoMA’s commitment to veterans, as well as some news about what we’re doing now. The Museum has a long history of serving veterans—dating back to the creation of the War Veterans’ Art Center Read more

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November 9, 2011  |  Behind the Scenes, Library and Archives
Dutch Connection: Conceptual Art at the MoMA Library

Jan Dibbets. Robin Redbreast’s Territory/Sculpture 1969 (detail). 1970. Publisher: Seth Siegelaub

After spending the past six months processing the Art & Project/Depot VBVR Gift as Project Cataloger at the MoMA Library, it seems timely to report on the venerable cache of materials. Read more

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November 7, 2011  |  Design, Talk to Me
Talk to Me Pixel Patterns

Installation view of title wall for the exhibition Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects

Many of the works featured in the exhibition Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects are represented on the title wall wallpaper as small, abstract pixel icons. Read more