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@MuseumModernArt 11h
Our Architecture and Design team has assembled a trove of essential reading on how the current global crisis affects all aspects of our daily lives and how we might begin to design our future.
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@MuseumModernArt 18h
We're screening Arthur Jafa's 2018 video “akingdoncomethas” on every day from 12-3 p.m. EDT through June 2! Before the first showing, drop in with the artist and curator Thomas Lax on our Instagram Live at noon.
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MoMA Learning May 25
"Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.” - Paul Klee 🔎🌎Art can help us slow down, pay attention and use our senses to engage. Have you ever had a work of art change the way you look at the world?
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The Daily May 26
“The similarities between POLYESTER and SAFE, and their heroines, are not coincidental,” argues Alex Halberstadt () . Both John Waters and Todd Haynes “were in thrall to the same film,” Sirk's ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS.
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@MuseumModernArt May 26
“At a time when our world is flipped upside-down, Christina is an anchor, an enduring presence. She never looks back... But one day, I know, our gazes will meet.” —Keith Daly Our staff share artworks they look to for solace and perspective:
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Colección Cisneros May 26
Join on May 28 at 8PM for a live Q&A/virtual exploration of . The exhibition, drawn from works donated to by the , explores the abstract movements that flourished in South America in the mid 20th c.
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@MuseumModernArt May 26
To create this photogram, Man Ray exposed photographic paper to light at least 3 times, each pass with different pairs of objects acting as stencils: hands, heads kissing, and darkroom trays. A perfect art experiment for a sunny day. ☀️No camera needed!
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@MuseumModernArt May 25
This , we’re ringing in the unofficial start of summer with a virtual picnic, inspired by Stephen Frykohlm’s delectable posters 🍉🍔🌽🥧
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@MuseumModernArt May 24
Sharing some from photographer William Eggleston. Get in the right state of mind to enjoy your day—from mindful walks to drawing prompts, we’ve got your guide to connectedness and healing through art:
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@MuseumModernArt May 23
“Basically everything in the world is a shape…every edge, corner, blob, form, silhouette, or negative space is something you have to navigate to get through a room." —Amy Sillman Explore 🔹Romare Bearden 🔻Arshile Gorky 🔸Auguste Rodin
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@MuseumModernArt May 22
Amy Sillman has helped push the medium of painting into drawing, installations, video, and zines. “All accidents and experiments, and discoveries, are what my work is about,” the artist has said. Explore Sillman’s , "The Shape of Shape":
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@MuseumModernArt May 22
“Everyone has a personal shape,” artist Amy Sillman reminds us: A shadow. Consider the shapes we carry with us in our , "The Shape of Shape": 👥Lee Friedlander 👥Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 👥Francis Picabia 👥Gertrude Greene
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MoMA Film Apr 24
Looking for something to watch this "weekend"? We've put together an exhaustive list of streaming sites for everything from horror to virtual film festivals to experimental cinema and artist's films. Enjoy!
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prudence peiffer May 21
One of my fav projects I've been lucky enough to work on is Amy Sillman's zine, made in conjunction w/ bringing new online life to her exhibition The Shape of Shapes. Get it here:
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@MuseumModernArt May 21
"If you think of shape as figure/ground, then every shape is a figure and the ground is the whole world,” artist Amy Sillman muses. Explore our “The Shape of Shape": ◾Henri Matisse 🔺Hannah Wilke 🔸Chris Ofili ▫️Christina Ramberg
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MoMA Learning May 21
"Everyone has a personal shape: namely, a shadow, that strange, flat, constantly shifting form that goes wherever you go, attached to both body & psyche."–Amy Sillman Can you form your body into a shape? Learn more at 📸: VALIE EXPORT
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@MuseumModernArt May 21
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Join Amy Sillman in conversation with Michelle Kuo tonight at 8:00 p.m. EDT as they talk about the importance of shape, the shape-making outliers of art history, and Sillman’s new zine:
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@MuseumModernArt May 21
Curator Michelle Kuo introduces “Amy Sillman: The Shape of Shape,” our latest . Explore Sillman's highly personal exploration of shape—the ever-shifting boundaries that define what and how we see—in modern art:
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rosanne cash May 20
Nina Simone is the voice for the times for me. I made a playlist for last year with 2 tracks by her, as well as songs by James Brown, , Sister Rosetta Tharpe and more.
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@MuseumModernArt May 20
Spring blooms courtesy of Ruth Asawa 🌺🌷🌸🌼 These lithographs are from the artists' 1965 portfolio, "Flowers." Still fresh! 💐
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