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MoMA to Stay Open All Weekend for Last Run of Matisse Cut-Outs Show

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Andrés Jaque Wins 2015 MoMA Young Architects Program Commission

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

New York – Sturtevant: “Double Trouble” at MoMA Through February 22nd, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

New York — “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World” at MOMA Through April 5th, 2015

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

New York – Henri Matisse: “The Cut-Outs” at MoMA Through February 10th, 2015

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Vanity Fair Profiles Competition Between Met and MoMA

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

MoMA to Deaccession Claude Monet Work at Sotheby’s London

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

New York – Jean Dubuffet: “Soul of the Underground” at MOMA Through April 5th, 2015

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

MoMA to Reunite Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’

Friday, December 19th, 2014

MoMA to Open Yoko Ono Exhibition Next Year

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

New York – Robert Gober: “The Heart is Not a Metaphor” at MoMA Through January 18th, 2014

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

New York – Christopher Williams: “The Production Line Of Happiness” At MoMA Through November 2nd, 2014

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

MoMA Announces John Cage Tribute Album

Friday, September 19th, 2014

New York-“Hy-Fi” by The Living for the Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 Through September 6th, 2014

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

MoMA and Andy Warhol Museum Partner to Preserve Warhol’s Films

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

New York – Lygia Clark: “The Abandonment of Art” at MoMA Through August 24th, 2014

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

New York – Sigmar Polke: “Alibis 1963–2010″ at MoMA Through August 3rd, 2014

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

AO Photoset – Rockaway! Presented by MoMA PS1 in Fort Tilden, June 29th through September 1st, 2014

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

MoMA PS1’s YAP Installation to Open This Friday

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

SFMoMA Close to $600 Million Fundraising Goal

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

MoMA to Open Björk Retrospective

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

MoMA PS1 Announces Warm-Up Schedule

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

New York – Korakrit Arunanondchai at MoMA PS1 Through May 25th, 2014

Monday, April 28th, 2014

MoMA Director Glenn Lowry Interviewed in NYT

Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Michael Shapiro Offers Advice for Aspiring Museum Professionals

February 10th, 2016

Former Museum Director Michael Shapiro, via Art ObservedFormer Museum Director Michael Shapiro has published a book of interviews with top ranking museum professionals in the U.S., with advice for many interested in the field of museum work, curatorial work, or preservation.  “The quest is to become a great art historian, and if you have the right temperament [and] skill set, maybe you get drawn into museum work, you get drawn into institutional leadership, but I would never recommend beginning by thinking you want to be a museum director,” says MoMA’s Glenn Lowry.
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Lisson Gallery to Open in New York This May

February 10th, 2016

Monika Grzymala, Raumzeichnung (outside/inside) (2016), via Lisson GalleryLisson Gallery has announced its plans to open a gallery in New York this May, presenting a body of paintings by Cuban-born painter Carmen Herrera.  The gallery will bring its roster of artists, primarily those without prior U.S. reputation, to show in New York.  “This offers an opportunity for audiences here to become better acquainted with our international artists and bring their work into an American curatorial dialogue,” the gallery told Art Observed.  The space will be located at 504 West 24th Street.
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Kurt Schwitters Installation Moved to Museum in Norway

February 10th, 2016

Kurt Schwitters' Norway Merzbau, via Art NewspaperOne of the few surviving Merzbau by Kurt Schwitters is set for installation at The Romsdal Museum in Molde, Norway.  The work was transferred from its location in a barn in Hjerteoya, several miles south of the city.  “It was a very complicated process,” says art historian Karin Hellandsjo. “Only one photograph from Schwitters’s time exists, depicting a corner of the barn.”
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