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MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-09 20:10

Experience firsthand how dance was redefined in the 1960s. Learn the simple, movements and improvisations that make up Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions at our workshop tomorrow Saturday, November 10: mo.ma/2prCIWQ #JudsonDance

[Participants in Dance Constructions Workshop, Sept...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-08 18:22

Three days a week throughout the #JudsonDance exhibition, our galleries are activated with performances of Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions. Learn how this work of “body-to-body transmission” was acquired by #MoMACollection on artnet: mo.ma/2QorjCZ

Drop in the Judson galleries on Tu...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-07 22:45

WATCH: Join artist Kerry James Marshall for a conversation on the technical virtuosity, visual strategies, and changing reception of the work of his former teacher and mentor #CharlesWhite. Our live stream starts at 6:00pm ET: mo.ma/2PKSmLQ
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[Artwork: Charles White. “General...
#ArtSpeaks: Devin Malone on Charles White

#ArtSpeaks: Devin Malone on Charles White

#ArtSpeaks: Devin Malone on Charles White: “For me, this piece is serving as a reminder, not only of a past to be remembered, but also a future to be fought for.” –Fellow Devin Malone shares common histories and hauntings with artist Charles White. Watch her gallery talk on White’s “Miss...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-06 17:50

“...the most important element of the greatest portrait photographs...has to do with the whole of the photographer’s relationship to the world—to life. As Judith Joy Ross told me, ‘Photography takes care of the rest.’”
–curator and scholar Peter Galassi on the August Sander portfolio "...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-05 20:01

Explore new perspectives on #BruceNauman from six scholars, each speaking about a “problem” in the artist’s practice that has long perplexed them. The discussion begins at 6pm on Tuesday, November 13. Reserve your ticket: mo.ma/2FdGAps

[Bruce Nauman. “Six Sound Problems for Konrad ...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-03 20:25

“’Disappearing Acts’ lets us see with clarity where the artist stands and why he is pertinent to our wrenching moment…. It’s a transfixing trip.”

The New York Times reviews “#BruceNauman: Disappearing Acts," now on view at MoMA and MoMA PS1. Read the review at mo.ma/read

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MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-03 14:53

Our User’s Guide to Frankenstein is the perfect pairing for that Halloween candy binge you’ve got planned for this weekend. Check out our list of landmark films inspired by Mary Shelley’s monster: mo.ma/frankensteinguide

[“The Curse of Frankenstein.” 1957. Great Britain. Directed by Ter...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-11-02 21:27

Artist #ParkMcArthur makes work that often responds to the institutional and architectural context of exhibition spaces. With an eye toward MoMA’s 2019 expansion, McArthur worked with a fabricator to produce a modular, stainless steel structure which will be rearranged several times over the c...

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-10-26 20:14

“First comes the name (the title) of the piece; secondly I wait for the vision to come; then I make it real. I never make preliminary drawings. The vision gives me all I need, even the shape and the colors….I am a designer, an architect, a sculptor, engineer, artist.” –Bodys Isek ...
#ArtSpeaks: Anny Aviram on Elizabeth Murray

#ArtSpeaks: Anny Aviram on Elizabeth Murray

#ArtSpeaks: Anny Aviram on Elizabeth Murray: “Elizabeth was special. [She] said about her work that there was an explosion of colors, shapes, and movement.” –Anny Aviram, our senior paintings conservator, describes her time spent with artist Elizabeth Murray preparing artworks lik...
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National Gallery Photo 2018-06-08 13:15

In Turner's beautifully epic portrayal of Homer's Odyssey, we see Ulysses standing aloft on his ship deriding the Cyclops, whom he and his companions have just left blinded, and invoking the vengeance of Neptune. One of the flags is painted with the scene of the Trojan Horse. The horses of the Sun are rising above the horizon ('Odyssey', Book 9). Opening on Monday, visit 'Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire' and see Turner's influence on this American artist: http://bit.ly/2JsMlxa

Tate Photo 2018-06-07 18:20

This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating the extraordinary contribution of over 500 volunteers at Tate who give their time, passion & expertise to visitors from all over the globe, across our four galleries. 'I didn’t know anything about contemporary art until I started volunteering at Tate in 2016. I’ve learnt a lot! I love passing on this knowledge to visitors. It keeps my brain active! My favourite room in Tate Britain is the 1840s room and my favourite painting is The Lady of Shalott. I like all the Pre-Raphaelites in Tate Britain. This is my favourite room and my favourite place to be.’ - Steve Daszko, volunteer visitor host with John William Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott 1888 https://goo.gl/RvZ97V

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Photo 2018-06-07 15:58

On view tomorrow, June 8—"Giacometti” fills the ramps of our rotunda, featuring nearly 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by the preeminent artist Alberto Giacometti, whose intensive focus on the human condition continues to provoke and inspire new generations. A collaboration with the Fondation Giacometti in Paris (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti), this comprehensive exhibition examines anew the artist’s practice and his unmistakable vocabulary. Learn more: https://gu.gg/2xPE44R … Photo: David Heald

Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2018-06-07 13:01

GUN OF THE DAY - A Ranger 1911A1? The Robert E. Petersen Gallery holds many unusual handguns and this Colt 1911A1 is right in there swinging. While some might be captivated by the fine set of stag grips on this GOTD, the oddly truncated trigger guard sets this pistol apart. There are a number of similar handguns in existence that were modified by Texas Ranger Captain Manuel T. Gonzaullas, who spent considerable time in later life in Hollywood, not far from where Robert E. Petersen lived. Is this one of that Ranger's handguns? We just don't know. Caliber: .45 ACP Production Date: 1943 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #guns #history

National Gallery Photo 2018-06-07 12:43

Gauguin was born #OnThisDay in 1848. 'Bowl of Fruit and Tankard before a Window' by Gauguin is a tribute to a Cézanne painting Gauguin had acquired around 10 years earlier, 'Still Life with Compotier, Glass and Apples'. It repeats many of the elements of this painting, such as the fruit, pottery, rumpled tablecloth and the knife at the lower right. On a wider level it is also indicative of Gauguin moving away from Impressionism to a more structurally rigorous art exemplified by Cézanne's work. View this homage to still life in Room 43: http://bit.ly/2GQArzJ