Experimental film, family-friendly fun, and iconic art—here’s our picks for the week.
• This week is your last chance to see Andy Warhol’s 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans</a> </strong>canvases in an exhibition inspired by the way they were first exhibited at the Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, in 1962.</p>
• Drop by the exhibition Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. for Stratocaster Sessions, when a MoMA staff member will play a recently acquired 1957 Fender Stratocaster guitar and 1959 Bassman amp live in the gallery.
• On Wednesday afternoon, enjoy A Quartet of Charles Chaplin Films, with piano accompaniment, that chart the star’s rapid three-studio journey.
• Home Is Best: Latin American and Eastern European Rarities from MoMA begins on Wednesday, presenting an eclectic selection of rarities from MoMA’s film collection in conjunction with the exhibition Transmissions.
• Meet and Create with Tamara Shopsin at the MoMA Bookstore on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Shopsin will lead a fun activity (with black spaghetti!) inspired by her new book What Is This?, a miniature, wordless book with simple line drawings and squiggles.</blockquote>
• Young visitors can enjoy a Family Films program for ages four and up—Uh Oh! Sticky Situations—on Saturday. Short film screenings are accompanied by a discussion and art activity.
• Head to MoMA PS1’s Sunday Sessions for The Cringe: Art, Anxiety, and Performance with Ieva Miseviciute and Rebecca Patek, followed by a conversation with artist Leigh Ledare and guest curator Mark Beasley on discuss the role of anxiety and social taboo within visual arts performance.