Posts tagged ‘collecting’
January 8, 2016  |  Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography and MoMA’s Collection, Part 1

The New Photography exhibition series—which Quentin Bajac, The Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz Chief Curator of Photography, has called “a window on the Museum’s approach to photography”—has been an influential vehicle for acquisitions for three decades. Read more

September 6, 2012  |  Collection & Exhibitions
A Sterling Collection: Japanese Tin Toys and Century of the Child

Bruce Sterling with his collection. Photo courtesy of Bruce Sterling

As adults, many of us hold onto a favorite toy or object associated with our childhood—a testament to the power of material objects to trigger memories and feelings. For some people the fascination becomes an obsession. In the case of Bruce Sterling, it was tinplate cars. Read more