Posts in ‘MoMA PS1’
June 27, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013 Is Here!
Warm Up 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

Warm Up 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

For those in attendance at MoMA PS1’s 2012 events, there was one palpable difference from years past: more people. 

On two occasions, the adjoining courtyards, under the misty gaze of Wendy, hit sold-out capacity. Read more

My Friends Immersed in their Brilliant Work: Cross-Museum Collective Teens X Ryan McNamara
Alya Albert and Ryan McNamara holding hands as part of her performance piece

Alya Albert and Ryan McNamara holding hands as part of her performance

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

April 11, 2013  |  MoMA PS1
MoMA PSI VW Dome 2: Rocking My Rockaways
Dome 2 at the end of the day. Photo by Pamela Popeson

Dome 2 at the end of the day. Photo by Pamela Popeson

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

February 6, 2013  |  Library and Archives, MoMA PS1
The MoMA PS1 Archives Are Now Open!
Exterior photograph of MoMA , c. 1978. Photographer unknown. MoMA PS1 Archives, VIII.I.27.

Exterior photograph of MoMA , c. 1978. Photographer unknown. MoMA PS1 Archives, VIII.I.27

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

November 19, 2012  |  Artists, MoMA PS1
Drag Queens and Chalices: The Art of Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt

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

September 7, 2012  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2012 Closes at an All-Time High

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, September 1, 2012

Last Saturday’s Warm Up—the second-to-last of the 2012 season—went down in superhero style.

After headliner James Holden called from LAX with the heartbreaking news that his flight would be delayed well past performance time, a flurry of phone calls, text messages, and e-mails went out from the Warm Up curator crew to find a last-minute substitute. Read more

August 24, 2012  |  Warm Up
Around the World Music: From Danny Brown and Just Blaze to Kassem Mosse and James Holden

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, August 18, 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

Last Saturday morning the clouds cleared just in time to make way for the summer rays that always take a Warm Up party to that bonus level of euphoria.

The event began with RVNG Intl.’s Mattheww, who bathed the dance floor with a meditative mix of celestial anti-bangers. Read more

August 17, 2012  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Floating Along: Interstellar Travels at MoMA PS1’s Warm Up this Weekend

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, August 11, 2012. Photo: Charles Roussel

After weekend six, we can confirm that Warm Up will not cool down.  Energy was up among the crowd and the artists were on fire.  Read more

August 10, 2012  |  Warm Up
Critical Mass: Warm Up Hits Attendance Record

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, August 4, 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

This past weekend, one of the summer’s most anticipated lineups led to a jam-packed afternoon. It was the biggest Warm Up crowd we’ve seen—it marked our highest attendance to date—and one of the all-around strongest lineups from start to finish. Read more

August 3, 2012  |  Warm Up
Rain Down, Warm Up: MJ Cole, Sinkane, Van Rivers, Slava, and Oneman Bring the Beats

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Warm Up, MoMA PS1, July 28, 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

Rain doesn’t stop a NYC crowd. When last Saturday morning arrived, the skies were grey and ominous, with occasional downpours through the next few hours that threatened to make Warm Up a very soggy affair. Read more