MoMA

Like many other pulse-taking surveys of contemporary art, Greater New York was conceived as a way for MoMA, via its PS1 satellite, to put its institutional stamp on the zeitgeist by measuring it…

 

MoMA's Anna Burkhardt looks at Clara Porset’s Butaque (c. 1957) and sees both a pivotal Latin American design object and a window into the Mexican craft traditions that inspired it.

 

Emily Bahret, production assistant on MoMA's Creative Team, talks about her first encounter with Marcel Duchamp’s "To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close…

Video producer Sean Yetter recalls his first day on the job—and the first time he fell under the spell of Barnett Newman’s painting "Vir Heroicus Sublimis."

 

Cara Manes, Associate Curator in MoMA's Department of Painting and Sculpture, discovers a haven from the chaos of the everyday amid the “silence” and imperfection of Vasudeo S. Gaitonde’…

Van Gogh's sister-in-law, van Gogh-Bonger, is largely responsible for his fame. After the death of Vincent and Theo, she loaned some of her brother-in-law’s paintings to museums for exhibitions while…

MoMA's Kristen Di Lonardo, department manager in Visitor Engagement, looks behind the curtain at Florine Stettheimer’s Family Portrait, II and marvels at its intricate detail and sense of…

A long-overdue cleaning reveals a world of vibrant color in a Séraphine Louis's 1928 painting "Tree of Paradise." Heidi Hirschl Orley, MoMA assistant director of Curatorial Affairs, talks about…