Where is the cutting edge of the motion picture? Discover it first at MoMA. Building upon the Museum's long tradition of exploring cinematic experimentation, Modern Mondays is a showcase for innovation on screen. Engage with contemporary filmmakers and moving image artists, and rediscover landmark works that changed the way we experience film and media.
Organized by the Department of Film and the Department of Media and Performance Art.
Image: Composite image by Ken Okiishi. Top: cellphone photo of The Bauhaus Staircase, The Museum of Modern Art, work pictured: Roy Lichtenstein, Bauhaus Stairway, 1988. Oil and magna on canvas, 7' 10" x 66" (238.8 x 167.7 cm). Gift of Dorothy and Roy Lichtenstein; middle: still from Ken Okiishi. Death and the College Student. 1999. Hi8 transfered to digital video (color, sound), 31 min.; bottom: cellphone photo, Ken Okiishi. gesture/data. 2014. Two flat screen televisions, oil paint, chroma blue paint, and HDV transferred to .mp4 (color, sound). Left screen: 12:21 min. loop; right screen: 75:13 min. loop. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the Generosity of Jill and Peter Kraus. Installation view, The Museum of Modern Art, October 11, 2014–March 22, 2015.