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AUTHOR: JASON PERSSE

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August 19, 2015  |  Film
The Less You See, the More You Believe: Martin Scorsese’s Eerie Inspirations at MoMA
From left: one-sheet poster for I Walked With a Zombie. 1943. USA. Directed by Jacques Tourneur; Unknown designer. One-sheet poster for The Leopard Man. 1943. USA. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Images courtesy Sikelia Productions

From left: one-sheet poster for I Walked With a Zombie. 1943. USA. Directed by Jacques Tourneur; Unknown designer. One-sheet poster for The Leopard Man. 1943. USA. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Images courtesy Sikelia Productions

In conjunction with Scorsese Collects, an exhibition of selections from the Scorsese Poster Collection, MoMA’s Department of Film has organized Scorsese Screens, featuring films represented in the poster exhibition along with some of the Scorsese titles they influenced. Read more

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August 13, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 8/13/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these album covers from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view in the exhibition Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, September 18). Read more

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July 10, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 7/10/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, August 14). Read more

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June 12, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 6/12/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, July 10). Read more

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May 8, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 5/8/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, June 12). Read more

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April 24, 2015  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Yes We Can! (or Nice Cans, or It’s in the Can)

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection.

The exhibition Andy Warhol: Campbell’s Soup Cans and Other Works, 1953–1967 opens tomorrow (April 25), and as the title implies, the show’s focal point is Warhol’s iconic 1962 suite of 32 paintings of, well, Campbell’s Soup cans. Read more

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April 10, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 4/10/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, May 8). Read more

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April 1, 2015  |  Collection & Exhibitions
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Artist unknown. .. n.d. The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Artist unknown. . (period). n.d. Here displayed in Times New Roman. The Museum of Modern Art, New York

MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design has acquired the . (aka “period,” “hard stop,” or “baseline dot”) into its collection.

As MoMA has proven with its recent acquisition of the “@” symbol, it is more important to recognize major design innovations than it is to actually, you know, possess them, and few things are more deserving of recognition that our concise little friend the .. Read more

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March 20, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 3/13/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, April 10). Read more

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February 13, 2015  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 2/13/15

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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, March 13). Read more