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October 25, 2013  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Art Proves that Cats Are the Best Thing Ever

Scientists have recently offered up a theory that the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis, which is carried by cats, affects human brain chemistry in creepy ways Read more

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July 19, 2013  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Escape from New York

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.

There are tons of great things about summer in the city, first among them being how the place mellows out. Read more

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May 31, 2013  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Gimme Five!

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.

We had a lot of fun selecting hand-related graphics from the collection to display in Hand Signals: Digits, Fists, and Talons. Read more

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February 14, 2013  |  Five for Friday
Five for Valentine’s Day: A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

To get everyone in the mood for today’s amorous holiday, I’ve selected some of the best kisses from MoMA’s collection. What’s your favorite? Read more

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November 30, 2012  |  Five for Friday, Videos
Five for Friday: MoMA Videos Turns Six—I Want (Eye) Sweets

Traditionally the sixth wedding anniversary is a time for gifts of iron (or, apparently, in the United Kingdom, sugar). In December 2006, Doug Aitken handed us a trailer for his site-specific exhibition Sleepwalkers, and we launched a YouTube channel to support that. Unbeknownst to any of us, within six years we would have uploaded over 1,000 videos to YouTube and MoMA.org. Read more

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October 26, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Spooooooky Art

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.

Walking around the galleries on a Tuesday, when MoMA is closed to the public and virtually empty, is a rare treat Museum employees can enjoy. Read more

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September 21, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: School Desks Do Not a Prison Make

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.

Labor Day is in the rear-view mirror, and millions of children have been forced to say goodbye to the halcyon days of summer and trudge listlessly back to school. Read more

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June 15, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: The Five Stages of Cat Ownership

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.

Our naive little brains all stuffed with visions of cuddling and companionship, my wife and I recently adopted an impossibly adorable pair of kittens. Read more

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June 1, 2012  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Dive In!

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.

When I first read this article about the world’s most beautiful public pools, I couldn’t help but do a little daydreaming.

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May 4, 2012  |  Artists, Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Mexican Muralists on Cinco de Mayo

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. Read more