Last Saturday crowds danced their way into the second half of this summers Warm Up series with the help of some stellar musicians. Brooklyn’s Rizzla kicked off the day with high-energy beats that had everyone dancing from the start. Young NYC natives Ratking were up next with a live performance, delivering a new wave of hip-hop. Read more
CATEGORY: MoMA PS1
There was a perfect combination of amazing weather and masterful musicianship at Warm Up last Saturday, and there is even more on the way. We were visited by Cologne’s very own Roosevelt, followed by Londoners Daniel Avery and Ben UFO Read more
This summer, week by week, artist by artist, Warm Up continues to outdo itself—and last weekend was no exception. It saw a DJ set from Brooklyn’s own Obey City; Fade to Mind Records’ vocalist, Kelela, performing a live set and singing with DJ L-VIS 1990 (who also turned in a stellar DJ set). Read more
Following last week’s sweaty dance party with Anthony Naples, DJ Qu, Kim Ann Foxman, and the Martinez Brothers, the July 13 Warm Up, the third of the season, welcomes a number of adventurous producers from across North America to the courtyard at MoMA PS1. Read more
For those in attendance at MoMA PS1’s 2012 events, there was one palpable difference from years past: more people.
Alya Albert, 19, is an alumnus of our In the Making teen arts program and a second-year Cross-Museum Collective member. On Sunday May 19, she and the other CMC teens, under the guidance of artist Ryan McNamara, created a series of in-gallery performances and provocations at MoMA PS1. Read more
If you can picture that moment in an adventure movie when the adventurers come crawling up to the crest of a hill to scope out what’s next on their horizon, then you can imagine the scene in Rockaway Beach as the MoMAPS1 VW Dome 2 first appeared on our horizon, which is to say on Shorefront Parkway and Beach 94th and 95th Streets, just a stone’s throw from the ocean and the former boardwalk. Read more
More than four years ago, at the end of 2008, MoMA and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center officially completed their 10-year affiliation process. At that time, The Museum of Modern Art Archives received custody of the organizational records, curatorial documents, exhibition paraphernalia, and other materials of historical importance saved by the institution over four decades of groundbreaking programming. Read more
In the video below, take a tour of multimedia artist Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt’s studio. His mixed-media constructions, collages, and installations—marked by a trashy opulence concocted from household items and dollar stores—are the subject of the exhibition Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: Tender Love Among the Junk, on view at MoMA PS1 through April 1, 2013. Read more
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