Archive for December, 2019

THE NEW MoMA

THIS PAST OCTOBER, New York’s Museum of Modern Art debuted its $450 million renovation, featuring an additional forty thousand square feet of gallery space and a complete rehang of its permanent ... | Read More

Kevin McNamee-Tweed

For his solo debut in Los Angeles, the Iowa City–based artist Kevin McNamee-Tweed clustered dozens of objects—many small enough to hold in your palm, and all solicitous of visual if not tactile ... | Read More

HELEN MOLESWORTH ON THE REINSTALLATION OF MOMA’S PERMANENT COLLECTION

THE VIBE started to trickle out via Instagram. For a few days, my feed was inundated with pictures of all the cool new shit on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. You could smell victory in ... | Read More

“Gerhard Richter: Painting After All”

Curated by Sheena Wagstaff and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh with Brinda KumarThis sprawling survey, Richter’s first in the US in seventeen years, will provide an opportunity for an uninitiated generation ... | Read More

KERRY JAMES MARSHALL ON PABLO PICASSO, FAITH RINGGOLD, HENRI MATISSE, AND ALMA THOMAS AT MOMA

IN 1980, I logged a series of firsts: my first flight on an airplane; my first trip to New York (from Los Angeles); my first visit to the Museum of Modern Art. It was all things modern. Everything ... | Read More

Jason Rhoades

Monet had his lilies, Degas his dancers. If one leitmotif defines the madcap oeuvre of Jason Rhoades, it’s pussy. By the time he died, in 2006 at the age of forty-one, Rhoades had collected more than ... | Read More

Laurent Grasso

A sonic slab of rumbling bass can imbue almost anything with an aura of mystical portent. Artists know this as well as anyone, and the French Conceptualist Laurent Grasso pulled out all the stops for ... | Read More

Laurent Grasso

A sonic slab of rumbling bass can imbue almost anything with an aura of mystical portent. Artists know this as well as anyone, and the French Conceptualist Laurent Grasso pulled out all the stops for ... | Read More

Nicholas Galanin

On-screen, a break-dancer’s fluid movements rhythmically align with a Tlingit song. When voice and drumbeat end, club music takes over and accompanies a Tlingit dancer’s slow, circling steps. This pair ... | Read More

Öyvind Fahlström

Öyvind Fahlström (1928–1976) figures prominently in the unwritten histories of Pop and Conceptual art. Relegated to the margins of these major movements, he remains a footnote, which is curious given ... | Read More
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