Lanka Tattersall on Christine Sun Kim’s The Sound of Temperature Rising
A deceptively simple drawing combines text, music, and American Sign Language to “set your mind on fire.”
Apr 15, 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, Lanka Tattersall, a curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints, talks about the surprising layers of technique and meaning—personal, political, and environmental—in Christine Sun Kim’s 2019 drawing The Sound of Temperature Rising.
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Mia King on Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory
An iconic Surrealist painting shows what can happen when your subconscious mind is in the driver’s seat.
Mar 25, 2022
Beverly Adams on Pepón Osorio’s Badge of Honor
Osorio’s installation confronts the carceral state’s disproportionate impact on families of color.
Jan 14, 2022