Public Space Artist Commissions



Kerstin Brätsch. Fossil Psychics for Christa (detail). 2019. Stucco-marmo. Commissioned on the occasion of the Museum of Modern Art’s 2019 reopening, courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

The Museum of Modern Art announces six long-term, site-specific contemporary artworks, on view in public spaces to celebrate MoMA’s reopening in October 2019. In the Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Lobby, Café 2, the Louise Reinhardt Smith Gallery, the Carroll and Milton Petrie Terrace Café, and the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, visitors will see new commissions by Kerstin Brätsch (German, born 1979), Experimental Jetset (Danny van den Dungen, Marieke Stolk, and Erwin Brinkers, est. 1997), Goshka Macuga (Polish, born 1967), Yoko Ono (Japanese, born 1933), and Philippe Parreno (French, born 1964). Additionally, a large-scale work by Haim Steinbach (Israeli and American, born 1944), acquired on the occasion of the reopening, will also be on view for the first time at MoMA.

Organized by Yasmil Raymond, former Associate Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, with Tara Keny, Curatorial Assistant, Modern Women's Fund, Department of Drawings and Prints.



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