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A look at the contents of the large PAD/D Archive at MoMA QNS.

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July 1979. Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of Great Britain. Iran has entered its fourth month as an Islamic Republic, and the Sandinista National Liberation Front have deposed the U.S. backed Samoza dictatorship in Nicaragua. It was against this political backdrop that Lucy Lippard’s exhibition, Some British Art From the Left (June 16 – July 14,1979) finished its run at Artists Space in New York City.

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Post image for Isa Genzken’s Strange Contraptions for Transformation

The reason we feel great pleasure when gazing at Genzken’s sculptures is because they, or rather she, gives us the experience of seeing the world as if for the time. She returns us to our infant selves.

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Reviews

A Tale of Two Gallerists

by Ryan Wong on February 3, 2014

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The two coincidental exhibitions in New York, on the gallerists Ileana Sonnabend (1914–2007) at the Museum of Modern Art and Holly Solomon (1934–2002) at Mixed Greens, make for engaging historiography, selective histories within the established art narratives.

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Post image for Saving Façade: Lowry, Diller Defend AFAM Demolition

On Tuesday evening, the New York Society for Ethical Culture hosted a forum on the Museum of Modern Art’s expansion and the controversy surrounding its decision to demolish the American Folk Art Museum building.

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is proceeding with its controversial plans to bulldoze the American Folk Art Museum building, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

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Post image for Art and the Politics of Acceptance: A Conversation With Peter Selz

Peter Selz — prolific curator, art historian, and an instrumental figure in the scholarship on modern art — hardly bears introduction.

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Post image for Films in 60 Seconds: Just Another Modern Monday

On Monday, September 30, the Museum of Modern Art opened another season of its Modern Monday series with a selection of screenings from the recently defunct One Minute Film Fest.

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Browsing the early websites of major art museums makes for an entertaining exercise.

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Post image for MoMA Turns Their Private Garden into a Public Park for the Mornings

This September 9, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is starting new free early hours in its Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. The move is in effect year-round to turn this private space into a public space each morning.

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