Starting tomorrow, March 13, the museum’s three locations will shutter.
The Met Breuer mounts recent acquisitions from Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, West Asia, and North Africa alongside mainstays of postwar American art, sketching a potential reorientation of art history.
Will audiences ignore the Argentine-Italian’s fascist past to celebrate his first US museum survey in more than 40 years?
The Argentinian modernist tried obsessively to bring order to chaos, even in the midst of unrelenting flux.
At the Met Breuer, four works by David Hammons, Arthur Jafa, Steve McQueen, and Mika Rottenberg overlap with and inform one another.
The Met Breuer’s exhibition makes the case that it wasn’t just an aesthetic Sottsass unleashed on the world, but a particular way of interpreting the past and imagining the future.
To accompany its retrospective on Lygia Pape, the Met Breuer organized a reenactment of the artist’s performance “Divisor,” where up to 225 people parade the streets under a giant sheet.