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June 17, 2016  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2016: Week 1 Highlights

This Saturday we are excited to host Danny Krivit, one of the most admired disco DJs in the world! Read more

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March 3, 2016  |  Artists, MoMA PS1
Artists of Greater New York: Rosalind Fox Solomon
Rosalind Fox Solomon in her home studio, 2016. Photo: Caleb Bryant Miller

Rosalind Fox Solomon in her home studio, 2016. Photo: Caleb Bryant Miller

The Statue of Liberty obscured by scaffolding. A woman reclining comfortably on a couch, unaware of the boa constrictor uncoiling itself on the floor. A cherubic, blond-haired boy dressed in Quaker clothing looking straight at the camera, his blank expression conveying a wisdom beyond his years. Read more

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January 21, 2016  |  Artists, MoMA PS1
Artists of Greater New York: Raúl de Nieves
Artist Raúl de Nieves with his Day(Ves) of Wonder. 2007–14. Mixed media. © 2016 Raúl de Nieves. Installation view, Greater New York, MoMA PS1, October 11, 2015–March 7, 2016. Photo: Caleb Bryant Miller

Artist Raúl de Nieves with his Day(Ves) of Wonder. 2007–14. Mixed media. © 2016 Raúl de Nieves. Installation view, Greater New York, MoMA PS1, October 11, 2015–March 7, 2016. Photo: Caleb Bryant Miller

I know sculptures can’t dance, but Raúl de Nieves’s Day(Ves) of Wonder looks like it might bust a move any minute. The three-foot piece—which depicts a humanoid figure in mid-groove, decked out in rainbow-colored platform boots, with swaying arms, cocked hips, and a sprawling, Medusa-like head—pulses with energy. Read more

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July 31, 2015  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2015: Week 5 Highlights
Skepta, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 25, 2015. Photo: Mark Cole

Skepta, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 25, 2015. Photo: Mark Cole

The blend of rap, grime, bop, and trap from last Saturday’s acts made for one of the wildest Warm Ups of the season! Joey LaBeija opened with a lively, Latin-infused dance set, Dark0 kicked off the day’s grime vibes, Sicko Mobb got the crowd bopping, rapper Tory Lanez brought more energy to the MoMA PS1 stage than we ever knew was possible, and DJ Slimzee brought out special guest Novelist—a true grime treat. Skepta gave a perfect performance in a pristine all-white outfit, ending with “Shut Down” on a stage filled with his friends. Baauer closed out the night with ‘90s throwbacks and trap bangers, carrying the dance party even further.
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July 17, 2015  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2015: Week 3 Highlights
Helix, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 11, 2015. Photo: Mark Cole

Helix, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 11, 2015. Photo: Mark Cole

Heavy bass and hip-hop from the Night Slugs crew (Sheen, Helix, and Bok Bok); club bangers and throwbacks from Blaqstarr; and raw, melodic raps from both Despot, and Corbin and Bobby Raps created the perfect fusion of electronic and hip-hop for last Saturday’s Warm Up Read more

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July 10, 2015  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2015: Week 2 Highlights
Nicky Siano, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 4, 2015. Photo: Charles Roussel

Nicky Siano, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 4, 2015. Photo: Charles Roussel

Last Saturday’s Warm Up had a patriotic spirit complete with old-school dance beats, crowd surfing in a sea of red, white, and blue, and Nicky Siano’s “Return of Libby,” featuring Nicky himself in full Statue of Liberty garb. His reimagined constitution—allowing people the important rights of dancing and partying—seemed to take over the crowd, dancing right up to the start of the fireworks display in Long Island City. Read more

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July 3, 2015  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2015: Week 1 Highlights
Set design by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, June 27, 2015. Photo: Gillian Steiner

Set design by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, June 27, 2015. Photo: Gillian Steiner

Last Saturday’s rain didn’t dampen the first Warm Up! Sets by The Black Madonna, Amnesia Scanner (live), Samantha Urbani (live), Eclari Fifi, and Pachanga Boys brought dark house beats and funky pop to soundtrack our wet dance party. Read more

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June 26, 2015  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2015 Is Here
MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Photo: Charles Roussel

MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Photo: Charles Roussel

We’re so excited to kick off this summer’s Warm Up series tomorrow, June 27! Join us every Saturday— beginning this weekend through September 5—for one of the most anticipated summer music series in New York, with live music, sound, and DJs, across a wide range of genres. Doors open at noon, with performances running from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Read more

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September 5, 2014  |  MoMA PS1, Warm Up
Warm Up 2014: Week 10 Highlights

Last Saturday’s Warm Up was an eclectic day of funk, techno, and house. Benji B, Dām-Funk (live), DJ Marfox, Tessela, Dutch E Germ, and Avalon Emerson created a perfect soundtrack for the long weekend. This week’s set designers were The Principals. Read more

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August 28, 2014  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2014: Week 9 Highlights

Last Saturday’s Warm Up featured a diverse lineup that proved to be a huge success. We had footwork, disco, techno, and a crowd that was eager for all of it. We had sets by Kevin Saunderson, DJ Earl, Shamir (live), The Range, and Gifted and Blessed. Read more