Laura Braverman on Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Plastique
The avant-garde journal embraced community-building and reached across boundaries in a time of rising extremism.
Feb 23, 2022
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Laura Braverman, a curatorial assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture, visits the exhibition Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction to look at five issues of the avant-garde journal Plastique (1937–39)—which Sophie Taeuber-Arp co-edited—and finds inspiration in the power of artistic collaboration during times of crisis.
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