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January 23, 2015
I Send You This California Redwood: An Interview on Mail Art with Zanna Gilbert and David Horvitz
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In advance of The Making of Mail Art, an artist-led MoMA Class taking place on February 21, the instructors—Zanna Gilbert, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Drawings and Prints, and David Horvitz, an artist—answered a few [...]

January 22, 2015
Jean Dubuffet: Memories from Nature
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In July of 1963 the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) declared of his radical lithographs, “Sometimes I took imprints of every chance element that might even suggest something: the ground, walls, stones, old suitcases, any [...]

January 21, 2015
Contemporary Painting Exhibitions at MoMA: A Brief History
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The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World has, as the critics have said, been “a long time coming” and “long anticipated.” The art world has been waiting for MoMA to take a position [...]

January 20, 2015
Collecting Alvin Lucier’s I Am Sitting in a Room
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In 1969 American composer Alvin Lucier first performed his landmark work I Am Sitting in a Room, conceived for voice and electromagnetic tape. Lucier read a text into a microphone. Attempting to smooth out his [...]

January 19, 2015
This Week at MoMA: January 19–25
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We begin this week by honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his inspirational legacy. The above photograph by Leonard Freed, drawn from MoMA’s collection, was taken in 1964, on the occasion of King’s return [...]

January 16, 2015
Do You Know Your MoMA? 1/16/15
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How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by [...]

January 15, 2015
Inbox: Christopher Wool
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The artist Christopher Wool is never through with a form just because he’s used it before. Rather, in a perpetual cycle of self-appropriation, he runs the visual elements he creates through numerous incarnations, constantly experimenting with [...]

January 12, 2015
This Week at MoMA: January 12–18
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This week pairs art and conversation in just about every way, from scholarly discourse and artists in person, to the most talked-about films and exhibitions of the season. Don’t miss these highlights:

January 9, 2015
The Contenders: Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu
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Alongside Citizenfour, Timbuktu might be the most urgently topical film of the year, but unlike Citizenfour, Timbuktu is not a documentary. This narrative film, the latest by Malian auteur Abderrahmane Sissako, was inspired by a [...]

January 8, 2015
Sound and Vision: A Making Music Modern Virtual Tour and Playlist
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“Don’t you wonder sometimes/’Bout sound and vision?” sings David Bowie wistfully on a track from the album Low, released in 1977. Recently I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how music—an essentially invisible and [...]

Featured Series

1913 Centennial Celebration

MoMA celebrates the landmark year 1913 with a series of videos highlighting important works from 1913 in the Museum’s collection.
Featured Series

Learning and Engagement

A behind-the-scenes look at learning, engagement, and experimentation from the Education team at MoMA.
Features

Five for Friday

MoMA staff members spotlight compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the collection.
Film

An Auteurist History of Film

Curator Charles Silver's weekly column explores the work of cinema's signature filmmakers.

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