July 15, 2015
Happy (Belated) Birthday to Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit

Two weeks ago, while the United States was marking its 239th birthday, The Museum of Modern Art was celebrating the 51st birthday of Yoko Ono’s iconic artist’s book Grapefruit (1964), a compendium of her instruction-based […]

July 14, 2015
Notes on Yoko Ono’s White Chess Set

“CHESS SET FOR PLAYING AS LONG AS YOU CAN REMEMBER WHERE ALL YOUR PIECES ARE.” These are the words inscribed on a brass plaque on the underside of Yoko Ono’s original White Chess Set (1966)—a […]

July 13, 2015
This Week at MoMA: July 13–19

Satisfy your summer FOMO with a visit to MoMA. Here’s what you’ll want to catch this week:

July 10, 2015
Warm Up 2015: Week 2 Highlights

Last Saturday’s Warm Up had a patriotic spirit complete with old-school dance beats, crowd surfing in a sea of red, white, and blue, and Nicky Siano’s “Return of Libby,” featuring Nicky himself in full Statue […]

July 10, 2015
Do You Know Your MoMA? 7/10/15

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by […]

July 9, 2015
MoMA’s Department of Film at 80: An Unprecedented Vision

How does one map out the scope, purpose, and practice of something that had never existed before? That might be the question Iris Barry and John E. Abbott asked themselves as they were drafting “An […]

July 8, 2015
“If Not Museums, Then Where?” Adding Ancient Algorithms and New Biological Futures to MoMA’s Collection

Like any artifact of culture, design objects are often much more than the sum of their parts. Their forms and materials crystallize thought processes, tools, desires, and imagined futures, both near and far. Indeed, a […]

July 7, 2015
Where Can I Find Home in the Art of Other Places?

These were two dissonant cities. Copenhagen is smooth as butter, all its surfaces calm and uniform. A local artist-run scene is thriving there, supported by government grants and a stable society. Berlin is sutured by […]

July 6, 2015
This Week at MoMA: July 6–12

Establish your summer routine around MoMA’s weekly offerings of film, music, conversations, and more. Here are some highlights:

July 3, 2015
Warm Up 2015: Week 1 Highlights

Last Saturday’s rain didn’t dampen the first Warm Up! Sets by The Black Madonna, Amnesia Scanner (live), Samantha Urbani (live), Eclari Fifi, and Pachanga Boys brought dark house beats and funky pop to soundtrack our […]

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