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THIS WEEK AT MoMA: SEPTEMBER 1–7

September 1, 2014  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: September 1–7

Hello September! We hope you’re all enjoying the long holiday weekend. As you plan for the week ahead, here are a few programming highlights you won’t want to miss.

• Monday, September 1, kicks off a weeklong presentation of Sidney Lanfield’s bawdy Prohibition-era comedy Hat Check Girl, in a recently preserved 35mm print.

Trajal Harrell. Used, Abused, and Hung Out to Dry. 2013. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Yi-Chun Wu

Trajal Harrell. Used, Abused, and Hung Out to Dry. 2013. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Yi-Chun Wu

• Choreographer Trajal Harrell presents The Practice on Thursday, September 4, and Friday, September 5—part of his ongoing MoMA performance project In one step are a thousand animals.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Irish American Bar, Rue Royale. 1895. Lithograph, composition: 16 1/8 × 24 5/16" (41 × 61.7 cm); sheet: 16 15/16 × 24 5/16" (43.1 × 61.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Irish American Bar, Rue Royale. 1895. Lithograph, composition: 16 1/8 × 24 5/16″ (41 × 61.7 cm); sheet: 16 15/16 × 24 5/16″ (43.1 × 61.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

• A free Gallery Sessions tour on Saturday, September 6, Lithography and the Street: The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec, explores the French artist’s use of the lithography process, focusing on works in MoMA’s current Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition.

• The final Warm Up party of the 2014 season, at MoMA PS1 on Saturday, September 6, is also a last chance to see the season’s exhibitions and the amazing Young Architects Program installation, Hy-Fi by The Living.

James Lee Byars. The Mile-Long Paper Walk. 1965–2014. Performed at The Museum of Modern Art, August 17, 2014 for the exhibition James Lee Byars. Performed by Katie Dorn; choreographic construction by Lucinda Childs. © 2014 Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Julieta Cervantes

James Lee Byars. The Mile-Long Paper Walk. 1965–2014. Performed at The Museum of Modern Art, August 17, 2014 for the exhibition James Lee Byars. Performed by Katie Dorn; choreographic construction by Lucinda Childs. © 2014 Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Julieta Cervantes

• A selection of James Lee Byars’s most influential works, including The Mile-Long Paper Walk and Ten in a Hat, will be performed throughout the Museum on Sunday, September 7, from noon to 5:00 p.m.

• And it’s last call to see the exhibition Robert Heinecken: Object Matter before it closes on Sunday, September 7.

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