Alex Halberstadt on Janet Sobel’s Milky Way
From Ukraine to New York, we all see the same galaxy in the night sky.
Jun 17, 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, Alex Halberstadt, senior writer on MoMA’s Creative Team, looks at Janet Sobel’s 1945 canvas Milky Way and imagines the artist in her Brighton Beach apartment, painting for the pure joy of it.
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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
Jason Persse on Francis Bacon’s Painting
A disturbing painting made just after World War II reveals different aspects of the ravages of time.
Sep 3, 2021