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Inventing Abstraction at MoMA

Friday, January 18, 2013

Leah Dickerman, Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, talks about the exhibition “Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925.” Commemorating the centennial of invention of abstraction, the exhibition brings together over 350 works—including paintings, drawings, prints, books, sculptures, films, photographs, recordings, and dance pieces—to offer a sweeping survey of a radical moment when the rules of art making were fundamentally transformed.

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Mad About Music

MoMA's Glenn Lowry: Merging Music and Art

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Glenn Lowry is the director of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, which boasts a collection of more than 150,000 works. Its library and archives represent more than 70,000 artists. A passionate music-lover, Lowry reveals to host Gilbert Kaplan:

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Features

Video Games as Art? MoMA Thinks So

Friday, November 30, 2012

Pac-Man and Tetris will soon be among the collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Fishko Files

VIDEO - Culture Shock 1913 - Touring MoMA for Masterpieces from 1913

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

WNYC's Sara Fishko gets a private tour of some of the paintings and sculptures from 1913 in MoMA's collection, some on display and others unearthed from a storage closet. Her guide is Ann Temkin, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Kraftwerk at MOMA

Monday, April 16, 2012

John Schaefer reports back on Saturday's Kraftwerk performance

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Kraftwerk: Man, Machine, Music

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

As German synthpop pioneers Kraftwerk perform a series of eight career-spanning concerts at the Museum of Modern Art, we examine the history of this pivotal force in electronic minimalism. Joining us to discuss is German singer and major Kraftwerk fan, Theo Bleckmann. (And you never know - maybe a couple of robots will show up, too.)

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Features

Kraftwerk at MoMA: The Hardest Ticket in Town to Get

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk began an eight-night residency at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Rethinking architecture during a time of recession, the myriad ways in which artists create prints, drawings that chart unusual histories, a feminist examination of war and abstract paintings that brood. There is some heady stuff going on in the city this week. Here's what we've got in the hopper.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, November 10, 2011

WNYC

A tribute to Romare Bearden, "portable" murals by Diego Rivera, an artist who reproduces the work of other artists, and the roots of documentary photography in New York. Plus: enough performance art to gag an ox. Here's what's cooking this weekend in the big bad city.

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The Takeaway

New Exhibit Explores How We Talk to Objects

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Whether you know it or not, you speak with objects every day. You put the coffee machine on and tell it to make the beverage you want, your cell phone rings and it lets you who's calling and you treat your computer as a gateway to the online world. Essentially, you are interacting and communicating with the objects around you in a way that goes way beyond their obvious function. That relationship is the subject of a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City called "Talk to Me."

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, September 15, 2011

WNYC

A key member of New York’s Abstract Expressionist school gets a retrospective at MoMA, textiles get trippy at the Japan Society, caricature and satire get a thorough going-over at the Met and early paintings by minimalist Eva Hesse go on view in Brooklyn. And, in the event that you need some art with your gas, we have that, too. Here’s what we’re looking at in the coming week.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, August 11, 2011

WNYC

Photographs that depict life at the fringes, art that is all about ugly, video in which the artist is present, and a film festival devoted to contemporary Latin American cinema. It may be August, but there's plenty to do in our big sweaty city. Here's what we've got cooking in the arts world this week.

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Features

MoMA Raises Ticket Prices due to Escalating Operating Costs

Thursday, July 28, 2011

On September 1, ticket prices for adults will go from $20 to $25. The cost of senior tickets will be raised from $16 to $18 and student tickets will go from $12 to $14. The increase marks the first time since 2004 the museum has raised its prices.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Technology that begs to be played with at MoMA, punk graphics at Steven Kasher, carved characters at the Morgan Library and redecorated airplane nose cones out in the Hamptons. Here's what's on our radar in the arts world this very steamy weekend.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, July 07, 2011

WNYC

Dancing on ladders in the Meatpacking District, more than half a century of urban redevelopment at MoMA, European artists showing naughty bits on the Lower East Side and architectural sculpture meets photography out on Long Island. It's sweaty, but the art shows will go on. Here's what we're looking for in the coming week.

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Features

American Painter Cy Twombly Dies at 83

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Cy Twombly, the artist and painter whose sketchy, scribbly style innovated and challenged the art world has died at age 83 in Rome.

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Soundcheck

Barbès Selects Off-Beat World Musicians to Play MoMA Nights

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

In past years, the MoMA Nights performances, which take place Thursdays in July and August, have been connected to the museum's exhibits. But this year, Conan selected artists who work within a specific genre in unconventional and idiosyncratic ways.

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Features

Das Art: Volkswagen and MoMA Forge Partnership

Monday, May 23, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art and the auto juggernaut Volkswagen announced a partnership on Monday that will bring international artists to the museum by 2013.

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Features

Folk Art Museum to Sell Building to MoMA

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The American Folk Art Museum has announced that it will be selling its 30,000 square-foot building to the Museum of Modern Art. The museum will be moving to a much smaller space it rents across from Lincoln Center.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Fantastical dresses at the Met, heady conceptualism at MoMA, early 20th-century masters at the Jewish Museum, and stacks of posters for the taking at a SoHo Gallery. Also, did we mention it's New York Gallery Week? There's loads going on in our big, bad city. Here's our guide to what's shaking.

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