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In this drawing by Juan Downey, swirls of color replace national borders and project the artist’s hopefulness about… https://t.co/OfRMRvlJEMThe Case for Artistic Genius. My conversation about the psychology of genius is now live on the podcast of… https://t.co/unvs9ztnm0
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7/9
2020
Rare books are back! Due to popular demand, we’ve resurfaced more rare titles that have been stored for decades, bu… https://t.co/D7cBHUDHYYIt can take Vija Celmins three weeks to make one of her "Ocean" drawings. The artist's meditative approach entails… https://t.co/FiPR7IvCsh @rajroynyc https://t.co/SgagOyD7FG
7/8
2020
Maia Ruth Lee shares her mother’s recipe for miyeokguk in @MoMAPS1's ongoing series with chef Mina Stone, Cooking w… https://t.co/jdvZ74QUZD“If you’ve ever questioned what photographs can do in the world today, LaToya Ruby Frazier offers this answer: ‘Act… https://t.co/b9KmYO05TE
7/7
2020
✨TONIGHT: 7:30-8 pm on https://t.co/N8R7e7H96K✨ 📽️Watch @MuseumModernArt Teens' new TV show Stranded @ Home. 📹 Cr… https://t.co/pqJrXDoNzs
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtMy film Salacia being acquired into @MuseumModernArt permanent collection is an art dream come true. Thank you for… https://t.co/5XAnUIObOI
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7/6
2020
Martine Syms weaves together clips from her video diaries, TV, and the Internet to form a visual poem where the tra… https://t.co/JiBRBGTEjzWe're wishing you a mouthwatering #4thofJuly, with all the toppings 🍔🍔 Claes Oldenburg, Two Cheeseburgers, with Ev… https://t.co/qEJWD63vzULetícia Parente suspends herself from a hanger and closes the closet door in this early video. Her work explores do… https://t.co/f4gpIeRaiD
7/4
2020
Drawing on the vast scope of the Internet, Camille Henrot uses the familiar setting of a computer desktop to narrat… https://t.co/0XgrZsK44X
7/3
2020
Whoa, great video art survey now on MoMA's website—includes essential works by Martine Syms, Joan Jonas, Leticia Pa… https://t.co/5dAtO8CkSb
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtBefore you tune in to a live Q&A with Joan Jonas tonight at 8pm, read her letter in our new series, Performing at a… https://t.co/8wfKTRWDITExplore works by Joan Jonas, Martine Syms, Sadie Benning, Petra Cortright, Camille Henrot, Mako Idemitsu, and Letíc… https://t.co/SJIxLEVw2TCurator @StuartComer welcomes you to Virtual Views: Video Lives. Tonight at 8pm, join Comer and Joan Jonas for a li… https://t.co/24ZATsKeygJoan Jonas and @StuartComer will appear in conversation tonight at 8 pm EDT as part of @MuseumModernArt's Virtual… https://t.co/oAHjtHZECR
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7/2
2020
Video Lives: an online exhibition of 7 videos from MoMA’s collection launching July 2 at 8pm with a Q&A btwn Joan J… https://t.co/wutF2wGI0P
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7/1
2020
Paola Antonelli (@curiousoctopus) remembers legendary graphic designer and quintessential New Yorker Milton Glaser.… https://t.co/4FpdfRkwknDrop in with Nora Turato and curator Ana Janevski on our Instagram Live this Wednesday at noon for an informal disc… https://t.co/sOEZswfJMs
6/30
2020
Who are we when we’re on camera? Explore the evolution of video as an art form in our next #MoMAVirtualViews, "Vide… https://t.co/cG0m01jP41Milton Glaser, concept sketch for I (heart) New York logo, 1976 https://t.co/PEuroe6fqL https://t.co/ONLcKOLIFP
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtLearn how writing an A to Z poem can help you feel grounded. Our poem was inspired by Chris Ofili's "Nymph Dive (Ra… https://t.co/xpnOER0nrF
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6/29
2020
Artists and curators pay tribute to Susan Rothenberg, a painter who reinvented figuration with works—often featurin… https://t.co/rHf0t1xRgN#SundayBaking Hugh Hayden shares his favorite cornbread recipe for family and friends in Cooking with Artists,… https://t.co/ESlPpNageGSeconded! 😋 🥞 https://t.co/rnrNZQFGwP
6/28
2020
This one goes out to all the Sunset lovers! 🌅 Paul Signac, "Setting Sun. Sardine Fishing. Adagio. Opus 221," 1891… https://t.co/2A83C3OaGC
6/27
2020
For Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, @MoMAlearning has put together ideas and prompts for caregivers to promo… https://t.co/MfW4nSsOgtTonight's the night! At 8 p.m. EDT, we're hosting the online premiere of @tourmaliiine's Salacia. The artist’s film… https://t.co/1oEA0M3w17
6/25
2020
Through interviews with members of two women's tackle football teams, Sharon Hayes’s Artist Project conveys pressin… https://t.co/xppAdsVmiVSteffani Jemison launches Performance at a Distance, a series of weekly letters by artists invited by MoMA’s Depart… https://t.co/4hdL7zGOZ6
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6/24
2020
In the first edition of Performing at a Distance, our new artist project series that unfolds with one letter a week… https://t.co/9sWjUrGaGd“Mundane, odd, incredibly out of place. But there is such beauty (dare I say, elevated to actual art!) and that’s a… https://t.co/2yUts2QnYL
6/23
2020
@tourmaliiine 🥰 We can't wait for the premiere on Thursday!MY NEWS: The Museum of Modern Art acquired my film Salacia for their PERMANENT COLLECTION! Salacia premieres Thurs… https://t.co/DOMGQ5I19W
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArt @tourmaliiine Can't wait! https://t.co/SOUQp0CVm3 @nuts2soup @tourmaliiine No tickets required! Check back here on Thursday AM for a link to the screening and more info. All are welcome :)Thursday at 8pm, join us for the online premiere of @tourmaliiine’s Salacia. The film, starring Rowin Amone, and pr… https://t.co/fgAaI7MHWRSince Gilbert Baker first unfurled the Rainbow Flag at the San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Freedom Day Parade in 1978… https://t.co/yKAww4oe8B
6/22
2020
Happy Father's Day! What did your dad teach you? 📸 William Eggleston, "Memphis," c. 1969 https://t.co/356rdj4uGE https://t.co/bJpOjxU9WoLet's take art history apart and reimagine it. https://t.co/uCrZMcGXon
6/21
2020
“This map of American violence is incomplete. Please write in whatever you find lacking.” Across “United States of… https://t.co/5Y0sDXMk4jOn the 20th anniversary of #WorldRefugeeDay, Yara Said reflects on designing the Refugee Flag. The artist found ins… https://t.co/gWBvP4AR4tIn addition to making art, Faith Ringgold is the author and illustrator of many children’s books. Watch Ringgold re… https://t.co/Eos9JNLX1j
6/20
2020
These four tintypes were produced in a studio (note the painted backdrops and props), which helped the sitters stay… https://t.co/jzxIWdRAhAThe tintype—actually a thin sheet of iron, not tin—was a popular new process: quick, inexpensive, and durable. You… https://t.co/ZmuXuxagmpHaving a portrait taken is an act of self-representation, an act made easier by the increasing democracy of photogr… https://t.co/SoyVdAOpoWCelebrate #JUNETEENTH2020 by looking back at some of the faces of emancipated Black citizens seen in photographs fr… https://t.co/9a5XR6U0PM
6/19
2020
“The first time I saw it, it flattened me with its truthfulness and honesty and also for how much love was needed t… https://t.co/pWjiFB92CHFor more than 50 years, Faith Ringgold has grappled with issues of race, identity, and violence in her artwork as w… https://t.co/nfpJVVNJZX
6/18
2020
The Propellor Group's “The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music” connects mourning rituals in New Orleans and Sai… https://t.co/my8jtWmlZDToday at 12pm EDT, Sharon Hayes joins Lanka Tattersall on MoMA’s Instagram Live for a Drop In conversation about Sh… https://t.co/F2NWe6tCat
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6/17
2020
“I’m always thinking about what can be better,” Faith Ringgold. “And if you don’t get it out there, the situation w… https://t.co/8HvFmnIfju
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6/16
2020
"I’m not done yet. I’ve got so much more to do.” Faith Ringgold spoke with @nytimesarts about finding creative ins… https://t.co/CmQjldR7Rw
6/15
2020
In the late 1970s, Pope.L began a set of street performances—which he called crawls—using his body to pose question… https://t.co/I0EjNPxcOZ
6/12
2020
Join us tonight for the online premiere of Herbert Danska’s Right On!—a powerful document of radical black politics… https://t.co/eYykT9Cjhx
6/11
2020
“The way that history is represented and told is never neutral.” Leah Dickerman reflects on protesters' calls to re… https://t.co/HMwG9xW6vL
6/10
2020
Song Dong's 1996 performance “Breathing” took place in two charged public spaces in Beijing—and speaks to the way t… https://t.co/qkwq7KLLhx
6/9
2020
We’re ending the day with Alma Woodsey Thomas’s “Fiery Sunset.” The artist's radiantly colorful paintings were insp… https://t.co/wZQikwvHtk
6/5
2020
To offer a space for reflection, join us at 8pm tonight for a special showing of Arthur Jafa’s "akingdoncomethas."… https://t.co/SIlFVmxlI0There are so many ways to join the fight for justice and equality. Explore our ongoing list and share your resource… https://t.co/wU6PIQisn9
6/4
2020
We grieve with the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee and Tony McDade—and with s… https://t.co/X8FcNVXsvj
6/2
2020
At this time of intolerable tragedy and violence, we must all unite in rejecting racism and injustice and commit to… https://t.co/WkzEU3Mj2aThe “body print” speaks to what Hammons described as his “moral obligation as a black artist to try to graphically… https://t.co/jaHWZLjrPPAn image of the artist David Hammons draped in the American flag, his hands joined in prayer, “Pray for America” wa… https://t.co/BRFDfFBWHR
6/1
2020
From the 1950s on, the language of abstraction became synonymous with modernity in South America. Artists aimed to… https://t.co/y5IGeznwM4Sur Moderno at @MuseumModernArt is a celebration of powerful Latin American artists. Beautifully & thoughtfully cur… https://t.co/65Zssnb8rC
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtWhile you listen, consider the influence of music on Alejandro Otero’s “Colorhythm” works. Shapes glide, float, and… https://t.co/5Icj92RTX2Listen to a playlist scoring the abstract art featured in #SurModerno: https://t.co/eevd1lqD1d Like these artists,… https://t.co/EaWN97wTmNJesús Rafael Soto “making the work of Mondrian move” in his Double Transparency, one of my favorite pieces in… https://t.co/QVVNRiZ2Kn
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5/29
2020
“These artists wanted to reimagine the world.” Curator Inés Katzenstein introduces #SurModerno. In the postwar year… https://t.co/V85qihgk0eWe're getting ready for tonight's #MoMAVirtualViews by exploring how Gego played with lines to create new forms in… https://t.co/FhUQGbtZGt
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtAcompaña a Inés Katzenstein y @Gperezbarreiro hoy 28 de mayo a las 8:00 p.m. EDT para una sesión de preguntas y res… https://t.co/4Z7QVhFRao
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtA remarkable gift from @CPPCisneros has resulted in 'Sur moderno,' a show of South American abstract and concrete a… https://t.co/zyk8uiC0hL
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtTune in tonight, May 28, at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a live Q&A with curator Inés Katzenstein and Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro,… https://t.co/EQIR2D8yfADiscover the transformative power of abstraction in Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, and Uruguay at midcentury, when a… https://t.co/cwC7YJmHPw
5/28
2020
Our Architecture and Design team has assembled a trove of essential reading on how the current global crisis affect… https://t.co/sUr5r4RZ7cWe're screening Arthur Jafa's 2018 video “akingdoncomethas” on #MoMAMagazine every day from 12-3 p.m. EDT through J… https://t.co/9RHOvpggg8"Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.” - Paul Klee 🔎🌎Art can help us slow down, pay attention and… https://t.co/hapuMT1QGw
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5/27
2020
“The similarities between POLYESTER and SAFE, and their heroines, are not coincidental,” argues Alex Halberstadt (… https://t.co/0Q5ADWQ146
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArt“At a time when our world is flipped upside-down, Christina is an anchor, an enduring presence. She never looks bac… https://t.co/NXJyw0zHIbJoin #MoMAVirtualViews on May 28 at 8PM for a live Q&A/virtual exploration of #SurModerno. The exhibition, drawn fr… https://t.co/CmwGluziqS
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtTo create this photogram, Man Ray exposed photographic paper to light at least 3 times, each pass with different pa… https://t.co/nRuybe7gOV
5/26
2020
This #MemorialDay, we’re ringing in the unofficial start of summer with a virtual picnic, inspired by Stephen Fryko… https://t.co/OtGZiCx9BX
5/25
2020
Sharing some #SundayVibes from photographer William Eggleston. Get in the right state of mind to enjoy your day—fr… https://t.co/zhxzdrrzGV
5/24
2020
“Basically everything in the world is a shape…every edge, corner, blob, form, silhouette, or negative space is some… https://t.co/i6yt0DqrzS
5/23
2020
Amy Sillman has helped push the medium of painting into drawing, installations, video, and zines. “All accidents an… https://t.co/oqR1wqKacg“Everyone has a personal shape,” artist Amy Sillman reminds us: A shadow. Consider the shapes we carry with us in o… https://t.co/2sbZpndStxLooking for something to watch this "weekend"? We've put together an exhaustive list of streaming sites for everyth… https://t.co/zVT8thkOAr
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtOne of my fav projects I've been lucky enough to work on @MuseumModernArt is Amy Sillman's zine, made in conjunctio… https://t.co/0gze89fZnn
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5/22
2020
"If you think of shape as figure/ground, then every shape is a figure and the ground is the whole world,” artist Am… https://t.co/qf7gPmxzkM"Everyone has a personal shape: namely, a shadow, that strange, flat, constantly shifting form that goes wherever y… https://t.co/p7egPg7ye2
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtJoin Amy Sillman in conversation with Michelle Kuo tonight at 8:00 p.m. EDT as they talk about the importance of sh… https://t.co/TcDFBNWF5LCurator Michelle Kuo introduces “Amy Sillman: The Shape of Shape,” our latest #MoMAVirtualViews. Explore Sillman's… https://t.co/ifEz893B2w
5/21
2020
Nina Simone is the voice for the times for me. I made a playlist for @MuseumModernArt last year with 2 tracks by he… https://t.co/JVoLJx47an
Retweeted by @MuseumModernArtSpring blooms courtesy of Ruth Asawa 🌺🌷🌸🌼 These lithographs are from the artists' 1965 portfolio, "Flowers." Stil… https://t.co/SVQkMg4VYDWolfgang Tillmans shares music about being on your own but not alone. The photographer sings against sounds of the… https://t.co/yaTXP5oKNIMarcoci Tillmans MoMA IG May 20 Noon EDT https://t.co/oDtaPegVYU https://t.co/oryzNspsZG
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5/20
2020
Remembering the joys of getting dressed up for a night on the town 💃 Henri Toulouse-Lautrec shows the Moulin Rouge… https://t.co/Ug9F5scmLy
5/19
2020

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