“But Is It Art?” in New York Daily News, August 25, 1969

Messing with MoMA: Critical Interventions at the Museum of Modern Art, 1939–Now

MoMA July 1–November 29, 2015
  • Education Center, Mezzanine

As an institution dedicated to ever-changing art forms, MoMA consistently attracts direct engagement. This exhibition documents seven decades of interventions by artists, the general public, and even MoMA staff, ranging from manifestos and conceptual gestures to protests and performances. “Messing” connotes the variety of these actions, which question, play with, provoke, subvert, and comment on the paradox of institutionalizing radical art.

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