Earlier today, the coalition of activists published an open letter highlighting the various connections of several MoMA trustees to Israeli violence against Palestinians.
An email from the head of the Museum of Modern Art to staff claims protesters were violent, and omits mention of an alleged assault by a guard.
The recent email from Glenn Lowry suggests the museum director is attempting to control the narrative around Strike MoMA’s current protests.
Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World, showing at the Tribeca Film Festival, is a successful crash course in the forces shaping the art market that fails to go deeper.
This morning about 100 Museum of Modern Art employees who are members of the United Autoworkers’ Local 2110 delivered an open letter to museum director Glenn Lowry in his office.
On Tuesday, artnet News posted an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné with the attention-grabbing and self-explanatory title, “MoMA Curator Klaus Biesenbach Should Be Fired Over Björk Show Debacle.”
With scaffolding now shrouding its embattled façade, the architects behind the ill-fated American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) have broken their silence over the demolition of the acclaimed building, denouncing the “senseless and unnecessary act of destruction” in a brief statement posted online yesterday and a longer interview in the New York Times today.
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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If earlier this year, we were all distraught that the chief curator of an institution calling itself the New Museum didn’t know much about the online art world, today we can all breathe a little sigh of relief as the director of the world’s foremost modern art museum, MoMA, has given what amounts to a tech-friendly endorsement of the virtual world.