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A photo taken from the outside of the Museum of Modern Art located in New York, NY.

Museum of Modern Art Gets Political

The Museum of Modern Art has, on occasion, touted itself as apolitical. While the art they house is often far from neutral, they have tried to do so from a so-called unbiased perspective. But they, like much of America, do not feel they can remain in a fictional ivory tower in these days. When President […]

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A hand drawn image of a camera, a reel, and a clapperboard.

How Social Roles Have Changed Throughout Film History

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is examining the effect that film has on social, political, and cultural norms. The exhibit is titled Making Faces: Images of Exploitation and Empowerment in Cinema and is on display now through April 30, 2017. The exhibit will feature films from the silent era and juxtapose those against films […]

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David Geffen Donates $100 Million to the Museum of Modern Art

Billionaire and philanthropist David Geffen, considered one of the world’s top art collectors, has made a generous gift of $100 million to New York’s Museum of Modern Art. The funds will go to its newest expansion project, and so far Geffen’s donation is the largest in the museum’s campaign to raise money for its $440 […]

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An architectural drawing by Kiesler.

Frederick Kiesler’s “Endless House”

In the 1940s, Viennese visionary architect Frederick Kiesler conceived of the “Endless House,” his vision of an indefinable dwelling. He re-imaged the word “home” to mean anything a resident could need, not merely shelter and place. His “House” never made it past sketches and a few models, despite his 15 years of work. But now, […]

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America’s Most Visited Art Museums

  “Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools – only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.” – Jerry Saltz Wikipedia recently compiled a list of the 100 most visited art museums in the world. While London, Paris, and other major cities throughout […]

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MoMA Design Store Unveils New Collection for NYCxDESIGN

  NYCxDESIGN returns to New York City this month in a massive celebration of the myriad designs that help to embellish the cultural richness and innovation of the metropolis. “NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s official citywide celebration of design,” the program explains. “NYCxDESIGN creates a collaborative platform for cultural and commercial opportunities, elevates established and […]

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The Museum of Modern Art Presents: A Collection of Ideas

“At the time of the Museum of Modern Art’s founding, in 1929, the terms ‘modern’ and ‘contemporary’ coincided effortlessly,” explains MoMA’s Architecture and Design department. “Since then, MoMA curators have sought to distill a timeless ideal of visual presence and meaning from different circumstances, all the while revising and reconsidering the initial paradigms of modern […]

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Coming Soon: Maria Lassnig at MoMA PS1

If you’ve never before seen the works of contemporary painter Maria Lassnig in person, now is your chance. MoMA PS1, a solely contemporary, boundary-pushing affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art, will be presenting works by the groundbreaking Maria Lassnig, with a particular emphasis on her self-portraiture. The Austrian artist, born in 1919, is considered […]

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