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March 11, 2015  |  Design, Viewpoints
Paola Antonelli on Curating, MoMA’s Collection, and Design Today: A Reddit AMA Recap

Paola Antonelli, Director of Research and Development, and Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, NY. Photo: Robin Holland

Paola Antonelli, Director of Research and Development, and Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Robin Holland

Last week, MoMA’s senior curator of Architecture and Design and director of R&D, Paola Antonelli, answered questions for Reddit users as part of the interview series Ask Me Anything (AMA). Having just reinstalled MoMA’s design galleries for the exhibition This Is for Everyone: Design Experiments for the Common Good—which includes several new acquisitions, including the @ symbol and the Wyss Institute’s Human Organs-on-Chips—Antonelli offered some insights into her work, MoMA’s collection, and the future of design. Read more

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December 31, 2014
Happy New Year!
Dan Weiner. New Year's Eve, Times Square. 1951. Gelatin silver print, 9 1/4 x 13 3/16" (23.5 x 33.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Sandra Weiner. © 2014 Estate of Dan Weiner, courtesy of Sandra Weiner

Dan Weiner. New Year’s Eve, Times Square. 1951. Gelatin silver print, 9 1/4 x 13 3/16″ (23.5 x 33.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Sandra Weiner. © 2014 Estate of Dan Weiner, courtesy of Sandra Weiner

As we ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2015 and thank you for being a part of MoMA. Read more

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December 24, 2014  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Happy Holidays from MoMA (and Matisse)!
Installation view of Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (October 12, 2014-February 8, 2015). Photo by Jonathan Muzikar. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art

Installation view of Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (October 12, 2014-February 10, 2015). Photo: Jonathan Muzikar. © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art. Shown (from left): Black Leaf on Green Background. 1952. Gouache on paper, cut and pasted. The Menil Collection, Houston; Nuit de Noël. 1952. Maquette for stained-glass window. Gouache on paper, cut and pasted, mounted on board. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Time Inc.; Black Leaf on Red Background. 1952. Gouache on paper, cut and pasted. Private collection; Nuit de Noël. 1952. Stained glass. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Time Inc.; All works by Henri Matisse. © 2014 Succession H. Matisse/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

In 1952 Henri Matisse was commissioned to make a stained-glass window for the Time Life Company.
The window, titled Nuit de Noël, was exhibited at Rockefeller Center during the holiday season, and on December 4, 1952, Matisse wrote to MoMA’s founding director Alfred H. Barr: Read more

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November 27, 2014  |  Viewpoints
Happy Thanksgiving from MoMA!
Joan Brown. Thanksgiving Turkey. 1959. Oil on canvas, 47 7/8 x 47 7/8" (121.5 x 121.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Larry Aldrich Foundation Fund

Joan Brown. Thanksgiving Turkey. 1959. Oil on canvas, 47 7/8 x 47 7/8″ (121.5 x 121.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Larry Aldrich Foundation Fund

From all of us at MoMA, thank you so much for your support and enthusiasm throughout the year. Happy Thanksgiving! Read more

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January 1, 2014
Happy New Year!
John Baldessari. I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art. 1971. Lithograph

John Baldessari. I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art. 1971. Lithograph. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. John B. Turner Fund. © 2014 John Baldessari

As we ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you all a very happy and healthy 2014 and thank you for being a part of MoMA.

Whatever your resolutions for the new year are, we hope you’ll make time for art in your life and hope to see you at the Museum in 2014. Cheers!

January 1, 2010
Happy New Year
Andreas Gursky. New Year's Day Swimmers. 1988

Andreas Gursky. New Year's Day Swimmers. 1988

As we ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2010 and thank you for all of your support, interest, and encouragement since we started this blog two months ago. We hope you enjoy this series of blog posts featuring winter- and New Year’s–themed works from MoMA’s collection.

December 31, 2009
2010 – One Day Left

As we prepare to ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2010 and thank you for all of your support, interest, and encouragement since we started this blog two months ago. We hope you enjoy this series of blog posts featuring winter- and New Year’s–themed works from MoMA’s collection.

Tod Papageorge. New Years Eve at Studio 54. 1978

Tod Papageorge. New Year's Eve at Studio 54. 1978

December 30, 2009
2010 – Two Days Left
Wes Wilson (Robert Wesley Wilson). New Year Bash. 1966

Wes Wilson (Robert Wesley Wilson). New Year Bash. 1966

As we prepare to ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2010 and thank you for all of your support, interest, and encouragement since we started this blog two months ago. We hope you enjoy this series of blog posts featuring winter- and New Year’s–themed works from MoMA’s collection.

December 29, 2009
2010 – Three Days Left

As we prepare to ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2010 and thank you for all of your support, interest, and encouragement since we started this blog two months ago. We hope you enjoy this series of blog posts featuring winter– and New Year’s–themed works from MoMA’s collection.

The Magnificent Ambersons. 1942. USA. Directed by Orson Welles. Shown: Tim Holt (as George) and Anne Baxter (as Lucy). RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. Image ©1942 RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

The Magnificent Ambersons. 1942. USA. Directed by Orson Welles. Shown: Tim Holt (as George) and Anne Baxter (as Lucy). RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. Image ©1942 RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

December 28, 2009
2010 – Four Days Left

As we prepare to ring in the new year, we’d like to wish you a very happy and healthy 2010 and thank you for all of your support, interest, and encouragement since we started this blog two months ago. We hope you enjoy this series of blog posts featuring winter- and New Year’s–themed works from MoMA’s collection.

Marcel Duchamp. In Advance of the Broken Arm. 1964 (fourth version, after lost original of November 1915)

Marcel Duchamp. In Advance of the Broken Arm. 1964 (fourth version, after lost original of November 1915)