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THIS WEEK AT MoMA: JUNE 23–29

June 23, 2014  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: June 23–29

This week’s picks include programs and exhibitions that celebrate contemporary art and filmmaking, and give visitors of all ages a chance to explore art in a hands-on way. Come and see for yourself:

• Drop in to MoMA Art Lab: Movement on Monday, June 23, from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. for Try This! Movable Sculptures, and make a moveable sculpture inspired by Lygia Clark. This program is for kids ages five and up, and free with Museum admission.

From left: From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf. 2013. India. Directed by CAMP. Courtesy the filmmakers; It for Others. 2013. UK. Directed by Duncan Campbell. Courtesy of Duncan Campbell and LUX, London; The Capital of Accumulation. 2010. India. Directed by Raqs Media Collective. Courtesy the filmmakers

From left: From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf. 2013. India. Directed by CAMP. Courtesy the filmmakers; It for Others. 2013. UK. Directed by Duncan Campbell. Courtesy of Duncan Campbell and LUX, London; The Capital of Accumulation. 2010. India. Directed by Raqs Media Collective. Courtesy the filmmakers

• Don’t miss a Modern Mondays event, An Evening with Shaina Anand, Duncan Campbell, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta, on June 23. The artists will show clips and discuss their artist collectives and/or individual works, including material represented in the film exhibition Flaherty at MoMA: Turning the Inside Out.

Edward Ruscha. OOF. 1962 (reworked 1963). Oil on canvas. 71 1/2 x 67" (181.5 x 170.2 cm). Gift of Agnes Gund, the Louis and Bessie Adler Foundation, Inc., Robert and Meryl Meltzer, Jerry I. Speyer, Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro, Emily and Jerry Spiegel, an anonymous donor, and purchase. © 2014 Edward Ruscha

Edward Ruscha. OOF. 1962 (reworked 1963). Oil on canvas. 71 1/2 x 67″ (181.5 x 170.2 cm). Gift of Agnes Gund, the Louis and Bessie Adler Foundation, Inc., Robert and Meryl Meltzer, Jerry I. Speyer, Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro, Emily and Jerry Spiegel, an anonymous donor, and purchase. © 2014 Edward Ruscha

• What does “OOF” really mean? How does a beer stain “signify”? What associations do you have with certain typography and words? Come learn about Pop artist Ed Ruscha’s artwork during a free Gallery Sessions tour, Word Play: Association, Gesture, and Typography in the Work of Ed Ruscha, on Tuesday, June 24.

• On Wednesday, June 25, MoMA hosts the third annual MoMA PS1 Benefit Gala, featuring dinner, cocktails, and a special musical performance. For more information or to purchase tickets visit MoMAPS1.org.

• Join us for a special MoMA Studio: Breathe with Me program, Touch Can Tell, Senses Can Yell: A Workshop with Jeanine Oleson, on Friday, June 27. Participants will explore language and utterance through a series of exercises that culminate in a group performance.

Warm Up 2013. © 2013 MoMA PS1; Photo: Zachary Newton

Warm Up 2013. © 2013 MoMA PS1; Photo: Zachary Newton

• Summer starts this weekend at MoMA PS1 with the first Warm Up party of the 2014 season, on Saturday, June 28. See MoMAPS1.org for the lineup of performers and to purchase tickets.

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