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Posts tagged ‘Projects’
Beyonsense
March 19, 2012  |  Artists, Projects 98: Slavs and Tatars
Beyond Berlin, Beyond Belgrade, Beyond Bukhara

Vasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich. Fight of Scythians and Slavs. 1881. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Slavs and Tatars is a collective founded in 2006. Through their printed work, installations, and performance lectures, they investigate the spheres of cultural influence at work in the vastly complex regions east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China.  Read more

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January 11, 2012  |  Behind the Scenes, Tech
The Projects Project

The Projects SeriesCoinciding with the 40th anniversary of MoMA’s groundbreaking Projects series, we’ve redesigned the Projects website, including a vast expansion of the archives. Read more

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November 22, 2011  |  Projects 98: Slavs and Tatars
Other Skies Tell Other Stories

Female pilgrims at the tomb of Bahadur Al-Naqshband, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, 2011. Photo courtesy Slavs and Tatars

Slavs and Tatars is an international collective of artists, designers, and writers, founded in 2005. Through their printed work, installations, and performance lectures, they investigate the spheres of cultural influence at work in the vastly complex regions east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China. Read more

March 4, 2010  |  Artists, Pictures By Women
Levitt in Color, New at MoMA

There are no installation views of the Projects exhibition in which Helen Levitt first presented her color photographs to MoMA’s public, for one simple reason: all forty pictures were projected onto the wall, fading as quickly as they appeared. The year was 1974, and Levitt was in the midst of a creative outburst—unusual not only because she was at an age when most people contemplate retirement, but also because until 1959 her career had developed entirely in shades of gray. I love these black-and-white images, and put up a whole wall of them in 2006-07, including the first photograph by Levitt ever acquired by MoMA, New York, way back in 1941. Read more