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Painted Bronze MoMA

MoMA Gains Jasper Johns’s ‘Painted Bronze’

It was announced earlier this week that the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City would be receiving Jasper Johns’s iconic sculpture, “Painted Bronze.” The sculpture was recently purchased by Henry R. Kravis and Marie-Josée Kravis, who have promised to donate it to MoMA. Marie-Josée Kravis is the current President of MoMA, and […]

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Museum of Modern Art

The Best of Friends: Ellsworth Kelly and MoMA

Ellsworth Kelly and the Museum of Modern Art—MoMa for short—go way back. Mr Kelly, who celebrated his 90th birthday on May 31st, has had a friend in the museum since the 1959, when curator Dorothy Miller organized the “Sixteen Americans” exhibit, the first to feature his work there. Miller was one of the fist curators […]

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Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly, A Legend Among Artists

Ellsworth Kelly is turning ninety years old. As an artist, that means he’s had plenty of time to create a sizeable collection of work. Painting, sculpture, drawing, posters—none of it falls outside his realm. He’s literally done it all. And no one’s a bigger fan of Mr. Ellsworth’s work than the MoMA, and especially its […]

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Lindberg was the NY Philharmonic's Marie-Kravis Composer-in-Residence for three years.

NYC Philharmonic Releases Magnus Lindberg Album

Magnus Lindberg was the New York Philharmonic’s Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence from 2009 until 2012. During his time there, he premiered several new works, which have now been performed by Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic. The new album will be released on May 28th by Dacapo Records and will include “EXPO,” “Piano […]

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MoMA Digital Member Lounge

MoMA Takes Collections Online With Digital Member Lounge

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is working to extend its reach by creating a new “Digital Member Lounge.” Many museums today have struggled for the simple reason that visitors must come on-site to view collections. But as we’ve entered into the digital age, MoMA has realized that it must follow suit. The MoMA Digital […]

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Henry Kravis

Cultivators of Culture: Henry Kravis

Henry Kravis is a legend in the fields of finance and philanthropy. After revolutionizing how the world sees private equity (namely leveraged buyouts) Kravis forged on to revamp the way society’s elite give back. Recognizing the power of education and how it fuels social consciousness, movements, and productivity, he has donated millions to both his alma […]

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Fashion

Fashion Blogs: Cultural Capsules

Within the macrocosm of planet earth there are multifarious tangled and interlinking concepts that play into how culture is created, observed, and reproduced. A global favorite, as evidenced by the multi-billion dollar magazine, clothing, and journalistic industries, is fashion. In this article, we’d like to reference and highlight a few of our favorite multi-ethnic, and […]

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Marie-Josee Kravis

Cultivators of Culture: Marie-Josee Kravis

Art is one of the world’s main drivers of culture, and one of the most prominent ways through which people depict it. The Modern Museum of Art in New York is at the pinnacle of respected museums in the United States today and is run by none other than Marie-Josee Kravis. Now married to Henry […]

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