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October 29, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday – Tricks and Treats

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.

Check out this selection of haunted tricks and treats, specially prepared for your Halloween-weekend pleasure. Read more

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October 22, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 10/22/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum’s fourth floor Painting & Sculpture galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, November 5), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.

ANSWERS TO THE OCTOBER 8 CHALLENGE: Read more

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October 8, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 10/08/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum as part of the Abstract Expressionist New York exhibition—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. Read more

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October 1, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: See You in the Funny Pages

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.

When the first newspaper comic strips appeared in the 1890s, arbiters of “high culture” derided the medium as sub-literate pablum for the masses. Yet despite the (elitist, borderline-xenophobic) hand-wringing of the highfalutin set, comics quickly captured America’s heart—and the imagination of generations of artists. Read more

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September 24, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 09/24/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, October 8), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.

ANSWERS TO THE SEPTEMBER 10 CHALLENGE: Read more

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September 17, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: Cute MoMAload!

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.

To fulfill your Friday-afternoon Internet-eye-candy needs, I give you . . . cute animals from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Read more

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September 10, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 09/10/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum’s fifth-floor Painting and Sculpture Galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, September 24), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.

ANSWERS TO THE AUGUST 27 CHALLENGE: Read more

August 27, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 08/27/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum’s fifth-floor Painting and Sculpture Galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, September 10), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.

ANSWERS TO THE AUGUST 13 CHALLENGE: Read more

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August 20, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five (and a Few) for Friday: I LEGO MoMA

The design collection at MoMA has some great items of cultural significance, including the beloved Lego brick. A while back, Christoph Niemann created a memorable version of iconic New York items in Lego. Niemann also created an illustration for MoMA.org last fall (here’s the blog post). The Lego has grown up quite a bit in the past few decades, and you can even get a Lego version of Fallingwater at the MoMA Design Store. Read more

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August 6, 2010  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: The Appeal of the Unappealing

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.

Five Visceral Works in the Collection

I’ve always been something of a tomboy, so it’s not surprising that I’m drawn to beautifully visceral works of art. Readers beware: continue only if your stomach shares your boundless appreciation of modern art. Read more