October 3, 2014
Five for Friday: Leaf Peeping in MoMA’s Collection

Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection. As a native of New [...]

October 2, 2014
Design and Violence: One Year Later

“From the branches of a mango tree, in its spreading shade on a hot May morning in a north Indian village, the bodies of two teenaged women hang”—Nivedita Menon “Every three seconds, somewhere on this [...]

October 1, 2014
Mind Games: In Search of Artistic Inspiration

How do artists seek, find, or create inspiration? As an artist/educator, I often find myself gathering inspiration for my own work from my experiences teaching in the galleries. Recently I have been thinking a lot [...]

September 30, 2014
The White Elephant in the Gallery

With its fully furnished interior space fitted-out in overstuffed cowhide, and an exterior clad in poly-carbonate panels Jimenez Lai’s White Elephant  (Privately Soft)  operates as both a free standing mini-building and as maxi-furniture.

September 29, 2014
This Week at MoMA: September 29–October 5

Fall is in full swing this week as we kick off a new film series, restart our seasonal education programs, and open a major new exhibition. Check it out:

September 26, 2014
New York Art Book Fair 101

The NY Art Book Fair, which runs September 26–28 at MoMA PS1, is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogues, and zines. We asked a few of this year’s 350-plus vendors for tips on [...]

September 24, 2014
Matisse’s Cut-Outs at MoMA: A Look Back

On October 12, the exhibition Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs—the largest presentation of this final chapter of Matisse’s work ever mounted— will open at MoMA.  Much of the anticipation surrounding this show stems from the fact [...]

September 23, 2014
Toulouse-Lautrec’s Portraits of Paris: “I don’t detail you. I totalize you!”

“The Moulin Rouge hired the most famous dancers to perform the quadrille naturaliste (cancan), which delighted spectators with its swish of petticoats and flashing flesh as legs flew high—knickers optional,” writes Sarah Suzuki, Associate Curator [...]

September 22, 2014
This Week at MoMA: September 22–28

This week marks the official start of fall, and we’re gearing up for an exciting season at MoMA. Here are just a few things you won’t want to miss:

September 18, 2014
Building Global Networks: The 2014 International Curatorial Institute

This July, MoMA’s International Program invited modern- and contemporary-art curators from around the world to participate in the 2014 International Curatorial Institute, a new two-week intensive program focused on leadership development and organizational strategy. Designed [...]

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1913 Centennial Celebration

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

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

Five for Friday

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

An Auteurist History of Film

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

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