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AUTHOR: JASON PERSSE

Posts by Jason Persse
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February 28, 2014  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: And the Winner Isn’t—Embarrassing Best Picture Whiffs

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 Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film Academy Award. 1978. Gold-plated britannium on a brass base

The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film Academy Award. 1978. Gold-plated britannium on a brass base. Photo: Jason Persse

On Sunday the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hand out another batch of gold-plated statuettes, so armchair filmmakers like myself are all in a lather Read more

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February 7, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 2/7/14

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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 14). Read more

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January 10, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 1/10/14

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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, February 7). Read more

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December 25, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Happy Holidays from MoMA

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Joel Meyerowitz. Christmas, Kennedy Airport. 1967

Best wishes for the holidays from all of us at The Museum of Modern Art.

Inside/Out will return with a new post on Tuesday, January 31.

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December 13, 2013  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 12/13/13

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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—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, January 10). Read more

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November 22, 2013  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Young, Loud, and Snotty—Punk Posters in the Collection

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.

With the recent death of Lou Reed and the U.K. release of Morrissey’s Autobiography Read more

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November 8, 2013  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 11/8/13

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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—all currently on view in the Painting and Sculpture Galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, December 13). Read more

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October 31, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Happy Halloween from The Boo-seum of Monster Art
Philip Worthington. Shadow Monsters. 2004

Philip Worthington. Shadow Monsters. 2004. Java, Processing, BlobDetection, SoNIA, and Physics software. Gift of the designer

Have a safe and not-too-terrifying Halloween…and watch out for those shadow monsters!

(Want a bigger helping of Halloween horror? Check out the Posts of Halloween Past.)

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October 11, 2013  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 10/11/13

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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—all currently on view in the Painting and Sculpture and Contemporary galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, November 8). Read more

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September 13, 2013  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 9/13/13

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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—all currently on view in the Painting and Sculpture galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, October 11). Read more