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MoMA and Hermitage Museum Take First Steps in Easing Museum Relations Between Russia and US

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Art and Fashion Collective Vaquera Tapped for MoMA PS1 Sunday Session

Monday, January 7th, 2019

New York – Bruce Nauman: “Disappearing Acts” at MoMA Through February 2019

Monday, December 24th, 2018

MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Leon and Debra Black Donate $40 Million to MoMA

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Glenn Lowry to Stay on as MoMA Head Through 2025

Monday, November 19th, 2018

MoMA PS1 Workers Stage Action Over Wages

Monday, November 19th, 2018

AO On-Site – New York: New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, September 21 – 23, 2018

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

New York – “Land: Zhang Huan and Li Binyuan” at MOMA PS1 Through September 3rd, 2018

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

New York – Julia Phillips: “Failure Detection” at MoMA PS1 Through September 3rd, 2018

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

MoMA Union Reaches Agreement on Contract

Friday, August 17th, 2018

MoMA Employees Demonstrate in Lobby Over Contract Negotiations

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

New York – Adrian Piper: “A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965–2016″ at MoMA Through July 20th, 2018

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Curator Nikki Columbus Accuses MoMA PS1 of Discrimination Over Her Pregnancy

Friday, July 13th, 2018

SFMOMA and Baltimore Museum of Art Jointly Organizing Show on Joan Mitchell

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

MoMA Announces Major Acquisition of Works on Paper Collection

Friday, May 18th, 2018

New York – Maria Lassnig: “New York Films 1970–1980″ at MoMA PS1 Through June 18th, 2018

Friday, April 27th, 2018

MoMA Acquires Famed Chris Ofili Portrait

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Amanda Hicks Joins MoMA as Director of Communications

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

MoMa and Neue Galerie Acquire Work by Paula Modersohn-Becker

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Woman Mails Stolen Carolee Schneeman Photos Back to MoMA PS1

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

MoMA’s Kathy Halbreich to Head Rauschenberg Foundation

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

New York – Robert Rauschenberg: “Among Friends” at MoMA Through September 17th, 2017

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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