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AUTHOR: KATHERINE ALCAUSKAS

Posts by Katherine Alcauskas
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January 2, 2014  |  Collection & Exhibitions
In a Glance: Jorinde Voigt’s Gardens of Pleasure Print Series
Jorinde Voigt. 3 Views GREEN. Games of Love; "Autumn flowers", "Face to face"; from the album "Gardens of Pleasure," China 17th century. Countdown/ Countup in Sek.; Himmelsrichtung N-S; Windrichtung/ Windstärke; Deklination Rotationsrichtung/ Umdrehungen pro Tag. 2011. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund

Jorinde Voigt. 3 Views GREEN. Games of Love; “Autumn flowers”, “Face to face”; from the album “Gardens of Pleasure,” China 17th century. Countdown/ Countup in Sek.; Himmelsrichtung N-S; Windrichtung/ Windstärke; Deklination Rotationsrichtung/ Umdrehungen pro Tag. 2011. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund

One might be surprised to learn that the source material for Jorinde Voigt’s 2011 Gardens of Pleasure—a series of five lithographs with ink additions published by Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition—is in fact 17th-century Chinese erotic art. Read more

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September 5, 2013  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Standardizing Sight: New Screenprints by Lucy Raven

One of the most exciting things about working for an institution that collects contemporary art is the opportunity to see what artists are currently creating and contemplating. It’s a very rewarding part of my job to organize visits in which publishers show our curatorial staff the prints and books they have recently published. On one such visit last winter, Forth Estate—a Brooklyn-based publisher that has worked with emerging artists since its founding in 2005 Read more

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June 13, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Design
The Hungarian Avant-Garde, 1921–25

On any given day, The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Print Room may be full of studio art students viewing contemporary screenprints, art history students researching works for their term papers, or curators from other institutions planning exhibitions. Read more

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January 23, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
On Loan: Richard Artschwager’s Interior #2
Richard Artschwager. Untitled from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio, 1976.

Richard Artschwager. Untitled from the Rubber Stamp Portfolio. 1976. Rubber stamp. Publisher: Parasol Press, New York. Edition: 1,000. Gift of Parasol Press, Ltd. and the Publications Department of The Museum of Modern Art. © 2013 Richard Artschwager/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Door, window, table, basket, mirror, rug. These six simple elements—found in many a living room and throughout the glossy pages of any home furnishing catalogue—are the components of a series that Richard Artschwager began creating in 1974. Read more

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On Loan: Claes Oldenburg’s Profile Airflow

MoMA is one of a network of museums in New York City and around the globe that often collaborate and support one another to facilitate scholarly and engaging exhibitions. One way that we do this is by loaning artworks to other institutions. Read more