MoMA’s recent expansion embodies the tension between the ways in which cultural spaces can offer visitors comfortable narratives and on the other, how they can suggest the potential for radical inclusiveness by iteration, reinvention, and reinstallation.
As part of its reopening slate, a film series at the museum pays tribute to the foundational programming of its influential film curator Iris Barry.
It’s time to conceive of museums as social, educational centers with libraries, classrooms, gathering spaces where everyone — especially young people — love to hang out.
In MoMA’s first exhibition composed entirely of home movies, visitors are placed into the perspective of these amateur filmmakers, ever so often stumbling upon a choice moment of intimacy.
The protestors blocked the entrance to the museum and interrupted traffic on 53rd Street to demand the removal of MoMA trustee Steven Tananbaum, a hedge fund manager accused of profiting from Puerto Rico’s debt crisis.
The protesters gathered outside the museum to call on MoMA and its board member Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, to divest themselves from private prison companies.
The renovation aims to be big enough to not only hold the institution’s art, but its promises.
Hal Foster, Andrea Fraser, and Tania Bruguera have signed the letter released by New Sanctuary Coalition.
As a non-specialist Rene d’Harnoncourt had a rare ability to engage deeply with objects across time, cultural specificity, and form.
Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein returned to court this week on sex-trafficking charges. Members of the art world are among Epstein’s defenders and victims.
A retrospective series at the Museum of Modern Art is putting a spotlight on the veteran documentarian.
An open letter signed by 15 artists and scholars who participated in the conference targets MoMa board member Larry Fink, whose company BlackRock is invested in two of the country’s largest prison companies.