August 29, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions

John G. Bullock. John Fishing on Bank of Stream. 1897

The Inside/Out staff is taking a short break to celebrate Labor Day and lament the end of summer.

We’ll be back on the morning of Tuesday, September 4. Read more

August 28, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront. 1954. USA. Directed by Elia Kazan

These notes accompany screenings of Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront on August 29, 30, and 31 in Theater 3.

In Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront, Marlon Brando gives one of the most superb tragicomic performances in the history of the cinema. Read more

Richard Serra’s Delineator Comes to MoMA

Richard Serra. Delineator. 1974-75. Installation view on fourth floor of MoMA’s Painting and Sculpture Galleries

Richard Serra’s Delineator (1974-75), in the Museum’s fourth-floor collection galleries, is the newest addition to MoMA’s collection of Painting and Sculpture. The work consists of two rectangular steel plates, each measuring 10’ x 26’ and weighing in at two and a half tons apiece.

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August 24, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Anonymous, Eponymous, Homonymous: Boetti’s Collaborative Process

Alighiero Boetti, the subject of the current retrospective exhibition Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, always preferred collaborative initiatives over individual efforts, even when he was working by himself. Read more

August 24, 2012  |  Warm Up
Around the World Music: From Danny Brown and Just Blaze to Kassem Mosse and James Holden

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, August 18, 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

Last Saturday morning the clouds cleared just in time to make way for the summer rays that always take a Warm Up party to that bonus level of euphoria.

The event began with RVNG Intl.’s Mattheww, who bathed the dance floor with a meditative mix of celestial anti-bangers. Read more

August 23, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Videos
Form Follows Fun

Young at Art Children’s Museum. Image © Doug Snower

The people you meet when you immerse yourself in design for kids—the practitioners who dedicate themselves to this uniquely challenging and generally unglamorous area—tend to be experts. Exuberant, experimental, extraordinary. Two of them are also Exleys. Read more

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language: Nora Schultz

Nora Schultz is a German artist working in Berlin whose work is currently included in the group exhibition Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language, on view until August 27, 2012. Read more

Material Lab Is a Happening Space

Material Lab at MoMA. Photo by Michael Nagle

As the Emily Fisher Landau Education Fellow, I work cross-departmentally to evaluate MoMA’s interpretive resources (labels, audio guides, etc.), exhibitions, programs, and new initiatives by interviewing, observing, and using other methods to help MoMA offer the best visitor experiences possible. Read more

August 21, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Carl Th. Dreyer’s Ordet (The Word)

The Word. 1954. Denmark. Directed by Carl Th. Dreyer

These notes accompany screenings of Carl Th. Dreyer’s Ordet (The Word) on August 15, 16, and 17 in Theater 3.

A writer once referred to the “ravishing austerity” of Carl Th. Dreyer’s Ordet (the Word). Read more

August 20, 2012  |  Artists, Events & Programs, Family & Kids, Videos
VIDEO: Rashaad Newsome X Cross-Museum Collective

For seven sessions last spring, the Cross-Museum Collective teens worked alongside artist Rashaad Newsome to create a work of collaborative art. Read more