Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.
Composed of short Super 8 films (transferred to video) that the artist shot over several years, Chronicles eschews narrative in favor of fragmented images that probe the nature of time and assert the permeability of memory.
From the mid-1950s through the 1960s, Tokyo transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce, becoming home to some of the most important art being made at the time.
Cindy Sherman is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art.
The Alfred H. Barr Painting and Sculpture Galleries feature an historical sequence of works from MoMA’s collection, primarily from the Painting and Sculpture Department.
Many of Modernism’s great artists name the Greek 16th Century painter El Greco as a major source of inspiration and fascination, including Cezanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Delauney, Macke, and Marc. About 100 works by them and other modernist painters will be juxtaposed with 40 of El Greco’s original works from major international collections, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Metropolitan Museum of Art at Museum Kunstpalast from April 28 – August 12, 2012.
A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the early 1970s during the period known as the Croatian Spring, when artists broke free from mainstream institutional settings, laying the ground for a form of praxis antipodal to official art.
Exhibition Showcases Work by Major Mexican and International Photographers from the 1920s to Today
The Museum of Modern Art presents Print/Out, a major survey of prints, books, multiples, and ephemera that examines the evolution of artistic practices related to the print medium over the last two decades.
An idea that took three intensive years to realize with the support of six researchers, Marclay edited The Clock entirely alone.
the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present the exhibition Rineke Dijkstra, the artist’s first midcareer retrospective in the United States. The exhibition is co-organized by SFMOMA and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
The Museum of Modern Art has acquired a major group of works from the collection of exhibition organizer, publisher, and dealer Seth Siegelaub, a key supporter of artists working in dematerialized art practices in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Reca Group, an Italian company and worldwide leader in labeling , made its grand debut as Presenting Sponsor at the amfAR Inspiration Gala series at the Museum of Modern Art on June 14th.
MoMA is celebrating motion pictures all summer long, and we’re not talking about The Hangover: Part 2. Instead, MoMA visitors will find professionally curated film exhibitions housed in each of the museum’s three theaters. As with all MoMA exhibitions, the film features range widely in topic — from celebrating Ireland to the individual achievements of Kathryn Bigelow — but do not range in quality, as all are immensely impressive. Here’s a look at Bloginity’s favorite upcoming film exhibitions at MoMA.
Beginning July 1st through September 3rd, the museum will be open until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and opening its doors from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays providing everyone more opportunities to enjoy the renowned collection and special exhibitions.
Spring is finally here, bringing a colorful month to the Museum. MoMA Nights promises to draw another vibrant crowd on April 7, with music, drinks, and art after hours—a perfect time to see the vivid canvases of Abstract Expressionist New York (through April 25) and Paula Hayes’s verdant, terrarium-inspired installation (through April 18). In the [...]
The Museum of Modern Art will acquire two landmark paintings from the 1950s and a group of seven sculptures ranging in date from 1954 to 2005 by Cy Twombly, widely regarded as one of today’s most important living artists, announces MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry. All of the works are from the artist’s personal collection, [...]
In the picture below you is the famous drawing “You Can’t See The Forest For The Trees” by Marcel Odenbach on the opening day of the exhibition “Kompass: Drawings from the MoMA New York” at the Martin Gropius Bau museum on March 11, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The show features works from the Judith Rothschild [...]
Krzysztof Zanussi (Polish, b. 1939) is one of Polish cinema’s most important filmmakers. A former student of physics and philosophy—and an artist who lived under Stalinism and witnessed its collapse—Zanussi continues to make skeptical, probing films that investigate politics and power, faith and ethics, and family and love. Zanussi was the subject of a retrospective [...]
MoMA PS1 presents the New York debut of Feng Mengbo’s installation Long March: Restart (2008), a large-scale interactive video-game installation. Recently acquired by MoMA and presented for the first time since it has entered the Museum’s collection, Long March is a fully functioning video game created by the Beijing-based artist, who is known for his [...]
Among Warhol’s cinematic oeuvre, the black and white silent films are the most daring and experimental in their selection of subject and theme, psychological acuity, rhythmic pacing, and sheer beauty of form. Although these films were originally shot at sound-film speed (24 frames per second), Warhol specified that prints be projected at a slower speed [...]
A Reception attendee looks at various works by Henri Matisse on display at the opening reception for Matisse: Radical Invention 1913-1917 at the The Museum of Modern Art on July 13, 2010 in New York City.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is pleased to presentNEW TOPOGRAPHICS: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, on view from July 17 to October 3, 2010. Comprised of close to 150 photographs, it is a restaging of a historically significant exhibition held in 1975 at the GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE in Rochester, New York. This reprisal brings [...]