Posts by Cara Manes
Speaking with Joan Snyder about Sweet Cathy’s Song (1978)
New in the Galleries: The Russian Avant-Garde
Richard Serra’s Delineator Comes to MoMA
Richard Serra’s Delineator (1974-75), in the Museum’s fourth-floor collection galleries, is the newest addition to MoMA’s collection of Painting and Sculpture. The work consists of two rectangular steel plates, each measuring 10’ x 26’ and weighing in at two and a half tons apiece.
Installing Ellsworth Kelly’s Sculpture for a Large Wall
If you’ve visited the Museum in the past few months, you may have seen the special installation of F-111, the massive 23-panel painting that artist James Rosenquist made to wrap around the four walls of the Leo Castelli Gallery
A special installation recently opened at MoMA of James Rosenquist’s F-111, an 86-foot-long painting that the artist designed to extend around all four walls of the Leo Castelli Gallery, at 4 East 77 Street in Manhattan.
Social Realism: Art for the People
This past summer, the Museum acquired an important sculpture by the African American artist Elizabeth Catlett (b.1915).
Installing Twombly at MoMA
Cy Twombly: Sculpture
On July 5, the art world lost one of its key figures when Cy Twombly passed away. A remarkably innovative and deeply influential artist, Twombly left an important legacy that resonates in a broad range of contemporary work.
From the Imaging Studio: Reflections on Brancusi’s Newborn
Take a look at this sleek, smooth sculpture by Constantin Brancusi—a shimmering ovoid form seemingly floating in space. Would it ever strike you as one of the most difficult objects in our collection to photograph? Well, it is!
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