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July 15, 2015  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Happy (Belated) Birthday to Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit
Installation view of Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 17–September 7, 2015. © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Thomas Griesel

Installation view of Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 17–September 7, 2015. © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Thomas Griesel

Two weeks ago, while the United States was marking its 239th birthday, The Museum of Modern Art was celebrating the 51st birthday of Yoko Ono’s iconic artist’s book Grapefruit (1964), a compendium of her instruction-based artwork. The book holds special significance for the Museum, as it was one of the first works by Ono acquired by MoMA, and it is currently on view in the exhibition Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971. Read more

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February 26, 2014  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Leonora Carrington’s House of Fear
Installation view of Artist/Novelist, The Museum of Modern Art, January 8–March 31, 2014. Photo: Jennifer Tobias

Installation view of Artist/Novelist, The Museum of Modern Art, January 8–March 31, 2014. Photo: Jennifer Tobias

Leonora Carrington and Max Ernst’s The House of Fear (La Maison de la peur) is currently on view in the mezzanine of MoMA’s Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, as part of the display Artist/Novelist. Read more

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January 17, 2013  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Taking a Slice Out of Modern Art: The Artists’ Books of Noriko Ambe

Noriko Ambe. Current - A Private Atlas: Gerhard Richter. 2009. Artist’s book. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Fund for the Twenty-First Century. © 2013 Noriko Ambe.

Noriko Ambe. Current—A Private Atlas: Gerhard Richter. 2009. Artist’s book. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Fund for the Twenty-First Century. © 2013 Noriko Ambe

The collection of MoMA’s Department of Prints and Illustrated Books includes a much broader range of material than the term “prints” can convey: in addition to the single-sheet prints that most viewers think of and the multiples I highlighted in my last post, the collection includes a multitude of books produced or illustrated by artists. Read more