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April 4, 2012  |  Artists, Print/Out
Print/Out: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Felix Gonzalez-Torres. “Untitled.” 1991. Billboard, dimensions vary with installation. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Werner and Elaine Dannheisser. © The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, New York. Installation view at 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Manhattan (February 20–March 18, 2012), as part of Print/Out, The Museum of Modern Art, February 19–May 14, 2012. Photo by David Allison

Perhaps you were one of the lucky ones to stumble across these billboards in New York City over the last several weeks?

Felix Gonzalez-Torres. “Untitled.” 1991. Billboard, dimensions vary with installation. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Werner and Elaine Dannheisser. © The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, New York. Installation view at Neptune Avenue and Guider Avenue, Brooklyn (February 20–March 18, 2012), as part of Print/Out, The Museum of Modern Art, February 19–May 14, 2012. Photo by David Allison

Between February 20 and March 18, Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (1991) peppered the New York skyline, on six billboards throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Read more

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April 2, 2012  |  Artists, Printin'
Drawing Back the Curtain: David Hammons in Printin’

David Hammons. Untitled (Kool-Aid). 2003. Kool-Aid on paper with terry cloth frame. Collection Alice Kosmin

“I think that art now is putting people to sleep…people aren’t really looking at art, they’re looking at each other and each other’s haircuts.” So proclaimed David Hammons in a 1986 interview. Read more

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March 30, 2012  |  Artists, Cindy Sherman, Film
Cindy Sherman on the Films in Carte Blanche: Cindy Sherman

In conjunction with MoMA’s current Cindy Sherman retrospective (on view through June 11), the artist selected films that have informed her artistic practice for a special Carte Blanche: Cindy Sherman film series (which runs April 2–10 in MoMA’s theaters). Below are Cindy Sherman’s comments on the films, as told to Lucy Gallun. Read more

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A Word with Eugène Atget

Cover of the publication Atget. John Szarkowski. 2000. The Museum of Modern Art, New York

In concert with the current photography exhibition Eugène Atget: “Documents pour artistes”, MoMA has republished Atget, a richly illustrated title first published by the Museum in 2000. Read more

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Print Studio’s last days: Keep on Printin’!

Print Studio Editions, featuring prints and artist book projects

Last week Print Studio came to a close after six great weeks of productivity and experimentation with the medium of print. Read more

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A Tour of New York City with Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera. Pneumatic Drill (cartoon for Pneumatic Drilling). 1931. Charcoal on paper, 97 1/4 x 76 7/8″ (247 x 195.2 cm). Museo Dolores Olmedo, Xochimilco, Mexico. © 2012 Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, México, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Diego Rivera was enthralled with New York City from the moment he arrived here in November 1931, six weeks before the opening of his retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art. Read more

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March 12, 2012  |  Artists, Print Studio
Ten-Minute Talk: David Senior in Conversation with Artist Emily Roysdon

This week’s Ten-Minute Talk features David Senior, bibliographer at the MoMA Library and curator of Millennium Magazines in conversation with  featured artist Emily Roysdon. Read more

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March 5, 2012  |  Cindy Sherman, Videos
My Favorite Cindy Sherman

Some of Cindy Sherman’s characters bring an immediate context to mind. You gaze at the picture, and there’s the flood of a specific time and place. A scene forms and the figure becomes the protagonist of a narrative. Others are, at first take, more obscure or bizarre. Read more

Ten-Minute Talk: MoMA Conservator Scott Gerson on Ellen Gallagher’s Deluxe

This week’s Ten-Minute Talk features Scott Gerson, Associate Conservator in MoMA’s Department of Conservation who discusses the materials and processes explored in Ellen Gallagher’s featured work Deluxe on display in the Printin’ exhibition. Read more

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March 5, 2012  |  Events & Programs, Print Studio
Print Studio: Last Week to Make a Print!

A wall of "Editions" made by Print Studio participants

Hard to believe that five great weeks have flown by at Print Studio and that this is the final week of the project! Read more