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In 1942 Architectural Forum magazine commissioned a group of architects to design projects for a hypothetical postwar American city, rethinking both urban community life and the relationship between architecture and urban planning.

Stan Brakhage. Photo courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art.

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.

Haris Epaminonda. Untitled T3 from Vol. VII. 2011. Found printed paper, 10 1/4 x 7 11/16 x 7/8″ (26 x 19.5 x 2.2 cm). Courtesy the artist and Rodeo, Istanbul. © 2011 Haris Epaminonda

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.

Nobuaki Kojima. Untitled, 1994. Painted plaster and strips of red-and-white cloth coated with polyethylene resin, 67 5/8 x 35 ½ x 19 3/8” (171.7 x 90 x 49 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Given anonymously. © 2011 Nobuaki Kojima.

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. Untitled Film Still #56. 1980. Gelatin silver print, 6 3/8 x 9 7/16″ (16.2 x 24 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder in memory of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd. © 2011 Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art.

The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

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.

El Greco, Laocoön, 1610/14, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Samuel H. Kress Collection 1946.18.1

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.

Sanja Iveković. Lady Rosa of Luxembourg. 2001. Installation with gilded polyester, wood, and printed and video archival material, figure: 7′ 10 1/2″ x 63″ x 35 7/16″ (240 x 160 x 90 cm). © 2011 Sanja Iveković

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.

Photography in Mexico from the 1920s

Exhibition Showcases Work by Major Mexican and International Photographers from the 1920s to Today

Major Exhibition Examines The Evolution of Contemporary Artistic Practices Related to the Print Medium

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.

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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 For amfAR

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.

New York City Modern Art Exhibitions

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.

MoMA New York City
Kompass Exhibition Of MoMA Drawings (9)
Opening Reception for Matisse- Radical Invention 1913 - 1917 at MoMA (2)