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Dispatches from Abstract Currents
Left to right, top row: Nate Longcope, ashcan orchestra, Heath Iverson; middle row: STALKR, Toban Nichols, Maxwell Sørensen; bottom row: Yuge Zhou, Lawrence Lek, Alphachannel

Left to right, top row: Nate Longcope, ashcan orchestra, Heath Iverson; middle row: STALKR, Toban Nichols, Maxwell Sørensen; bottom row: Yuge Zhou, Lawrence Lek, Alphachannel

Just one month ago, the PopRally Committee sent out a call for one-minute abstract videos, and we were astounded to receive over 800 submissions from participants all over the world! All the submissions will be screened this Sunday at the special Poprally event Abstract Currents, which is held in conjunction with the exhibitions Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 and Abstract Generation: Now in Print currently on view at MoMA. Read more

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March 18, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Videos
PopRally Presents ABSTRACT CURRENTS: An Interactive Video Event

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As members of the PopRally committee, the organizing group behind a program of events, concerts, screenings, and more at MoMA and MoMA PS1, we’re always thinking up ways to hold an exciting party that’s something much more than your average DJ night. Read more

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MoMA In the Making: A “Visit” from Reactor

Kerry Downey and Douglas Paulson, two artists who use collaboration as the basis of much of their own work, are the creative forces behind this season’s In the Making course for teens titled Clubs, Gangs, and Secret Societies: The Art of Working Collaboratively. For the past six weeks, they’ve been leading their collective of NYC youths through a variety of projects and activities exploring the history and philosophy surrounding artists working together in order to create collaborative art. Read more

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March 11, 2013  |  Artists, Events & Programs, Videos
Artists Experiment: Meet Caroline Woolard

Artist, organizer, activist—these are only a few words to describe Caroline Woolard, one of our four collaborators for Artists Experiment. Collaboration and exchange are at the center of Woolard’s practice and this season, we’re bringing these ideas to MoMA’s education programs. Read more

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March 6, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
Piecing it Together: A Family Artist Talk with Susan Kaprov

Susan Kaprov talking with families

Susan Kaprov talking with families


As part of Family Programs at MoMA, we invite artists and designers represented in MoMA’s collection to share their work and engage in conversation with family audiences. During the programs, artists show images of their work, share what inspires them, and give kids a sense of what it means to be an artist day in and day out. Read more

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March 5, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Uncontested Spaces
Uncontested Spaces: 2013 “Laureate” Public Events
Kenneth Goldsmith intoning Russolo's "Art of Noise" manifesto in the <i>Inventing Abstraction</i> galleries,  February 2013. © 2013 Star Black

Kenneth Goldsmith intoning Russolo’s “Art of Noise” manifesto in the Inventing Abstraction galleries, February 2013. © 2013 Star Black

There’s an insane amount of poetry and poetry-related stuff going on at MoMA from now until June. Some of the best poets, authors, and musicians will be descending into the galleries for guerilla readings. Below is a list that consolidates everything in one easy-to-reference place. Read more

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March 4, 2013  |  Artists, Events & Programs, Videos
From Tijuana to New York: Raúl Cárdenas Osuna

New York City is the ultimate melting pot—from cuisine to culture, we have a little bit of everything here. What more could MoMA bring to this dynamic and exciting community? Artist, data expert, and all around amazing thinker Raúl Cárdenas Osuna of course! Read more

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February 27, 2013  |  Events & Programs
How to Make Online Courses for Museums
Pablo Helguera and Eva Respini discuss the work of Cindy Sherman. Shown: Cindy Sherman. Untitled #474. 2008

Pablo Helguera and Eva Respini discuss the work of Cindy Sherman in a MoMA online course. Shown: Cindy Sherman. Untitled #474. 2008. Chromogenic color print. Acquired through the generosity of an anonymous donor, Michael Lynne, Charles Heilbronn, and the Carol and David Appel Family Fund. © 2013 Cindy Sherman

As Director of Digital Learning in the Department of Education, I answer many questions about how MoMA makes online courses. Here are my top six thoughts, aka The Six Ts: Read more

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February 27, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Videos
Things We Carry: Art, Identity, and Value within MoMA’s Community Partnership Program

As an artist and educator, Kerry Downey has been running programming for MoMA’s Community Partnership program for the past three years–offering free art making experiences across a number of non-profit and community-based audiences. For this blog post, she explores her work with our long-term partners at Abyssinian Development Corporation’s YouthBuild program, Read more

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February 26, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Uncontested Spaces
The Uncontested Space of Poetry
Catalog cover from 1969 Stockholm Moderna Musset's exhibition, "Poetry must be made by all! Transform the world!"

Catalogue cover from 1969 Stockholm Moderna Musset’s exhibition Poetry must be made by all! Transform the world!

 

“I’ve come to free the words.” — Brion Gysin, 1960

Poetry is like a perfume—or body odor—slithering between cracks in the wall, wafting under shut doorways, stealthily sneaking in the back door unnoticed. Read more