The Victor D’Amico Papers are now processed and open for researchers to use onsite, by appointment at the Museum Archives reading room in Long Island City, Queens. The collection’s finding aid (inventory) is searchable online from any web-enabled device, along with MoMA’s other archival collections. Read more
The transcripts of the Oral History Program have long been a central part of The Museum of Modern Art Archives, known to many in scholarly circles as an unrivaled primary source for the collective memory of MoMA’s history. Read more
Kids, animals, and pretty girls: amateur photography publications are full of them.
I recently discovered that it’s been that way since the earliest years of photography Read more
As the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) intern for 2012, I am fortunate to be spending time at all three New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) libraries. The Frick Art Reference Library and those of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) share many attributes. One of these is the important role that collecting expeditions played in increasing the holdings of each institution. Read more
EXTRA! EXTRA! Hot off the presses! EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it! Publications available at MoMA! Read more
As we were brainstorming a name for our Library exhibition of contemporary experimental magazines, Millennium Magazines stuck because of its concise alliteration. The name also specifically isolates this recent period of time—post-Y2K—during which these publications have been flourishing despite constant conversations about the end of print culture. Read more
This short account is meant to give a brisk bibliographic tour of a few routes that lead to the current MoMA Library exhibition Scenes from Zagreb: Artists Publications of the New Art Practice. Read more