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April 11, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 4/11/14

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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 leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, May 9). Read more

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Standing on a Lawn with Maira Kalman
Illustration from Girls Standing on Lawns by Maira Kalman

Illustration from Girls Standing on Lawns by Maira Kalman. © 2014 Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman—much-beloved artist, illustrator, writer, designer, and New Yorker—has been collecting vintage photographs for 30 years, seeking them out at antique shops, flea markets, and countless other places in the city and during her travels. Read more

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March 14, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 3/14/14

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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 leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, April 11). Read more

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February 28, 2014  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: And the Winner Isn’t—Embarrassing Best Picture Whiffs

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.

The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film Academy Award. 1978. Gold-plated britannium on a brass base

The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film Academy Award. 1978. Gold-plated britannium on a brass base. Photo: Jason Persse

On Sunday the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hand out another batch of gold-plated statuettes, so armchair filmmakers like myself are all in a lather Read more

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February 7, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 2/7/14

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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 leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, March 14). Read more

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February 6, 2014  |  Collection & Exhibitions, Film
Finding The Robot

Recently I was watching a 35mm print of a new film acquisition called Vincere (2009), directed by Marco Bellocchio. Vincere tells the story of the rise of Benito Mussolini and Ida Dalser, the woman he kept as his secret lover for decades. At one point in the film, Mussolini pays a visit to the Milan headquarters of the Futurists to view a multimedia art exhibition. Read more

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January 31, 2014  |  Five for Friday
Five for Friday: The Picture Stays in the Picture

I am a big proponent for slowing down to look more closely at art when visiting museums. Sometimes, instead of scrambling to see as many works as possible (and finding that few stick), that means focusing in on just a small number of works during a visit. Read more

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January 29, 2014  |  Current Exhibitions
Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New
Andy Warhol. Ileana Sonnabend

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). Ileana Sonnabend. 1973. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, two panels, 40 x 80″ (101.6 x 203.2 cm). The Sonnabend Collection. © 2013 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The important role played by women in 20th-century art history remains a fertile field of study. Many historians, curators, and critics have focused their attention on great artists—Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, for example—and on countless others who are lesser known but also fascinating. Read more

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January 10, 2014  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 1/10/14

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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 leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, February 7). Read more

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December 25, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Happy Holidays from MoMA

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Joel Meyerowitz. Christmas, Kennedy Airport. 1967

Best wishes for the holidays from all of us at The Museum of Modern Art.

Inside/Out will return with a new post on Tuesday, January 31.