February 9, 2016
Talking with Ernie Gehr about His CARNIVAL OF SHADOWS

Ernie Gehr is a key figure in postwar American avant-garde filmmaking, best known for such experimental film works as Serene Velocity (1970) and Side/Walk/Shuttle (1991) (both of which are in MoMA’s collection). Gehr’s films dazzle […]

February 8, 2016
This Week at MoMA: February 8–14

Out of the ordinary offerings abound this week. Here are the highlights:

February 2, 2016
William S. Hart: A Pioneer Cowboy

William Surrey Hart was destined to be a cowboy. Known professionally as William S. Hart, he was born in 1864 in Newburgh, NY, into an environment of Victorian gentility.

February 1, 2016
This Week at MoMA: February 1–7

Take advantage of after-hours offerings this week to ensure you don’t miss out on the very best of what’s on view in the galleries, in the theaters, and at MoMA PS1. Check it out:

January 29, 2016
MoMA Collects: Rafael Barradas, Kim Beom, William Johnson, Chris Ofili, Kara Walker, and Others

In mid-January, two of MoMA’s six curatorial departments—Painting and Sculpture, and Drawings and Prints—held acquisitions meetings to usher into the Museum’s collection new artist’s books, posters, fabric installations, painted sculptures, and more. These meetings take […]

January 28, 2016
A Day-by-Day Look at Katharina Gaenssler’s Bauhaus Staircase photo-mural

For Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, MoMA commissioned Katharina Gaenssler to create a photo-mural right outside the exhibition galleries on the third-floor platform of the Museum’s Bauhaus Staircase, which is inspired by Walter Gropius’s […]

January 27, 2016
MoMA Collects: Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions

Before moving to New York in 1959, choreographer Simone Forti spent four heady, formative years in San Francisco. There, she trained with the postmodern dance pioneer Anna Halprin, who rejected the stylistic constraints of ballet […]

January 25, 2016
This Week at MoMA: January 25–31

If you have to dig yourself out from more than two feet of snow, you may as well have somewhere good to go. Here’s what we recommend this week:

January 22, 2016
Do You Know Your MoMA? 1/22/16

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view in the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a […]

January 21, 2016
Artists of Greater New York: Raúl de Nieves

I know sculptures can’t dance, but Raúl de Nieves’s Day(Ves) of Wonder looks like it might bust a move any minute. The three-foot piece—which depicts a humanoid figure in mid-groove, decked out in rainbow-colored platform […]

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