MoMA

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…

Veronika Molnar, an intern in the Department of Media and Performance, discusses the calming effect—and global influences—of Constantin Brancusi’s 1913 sculpture Mlle Pogany at MoMA.

This “maximally efficient” 1926 kitchen design inspires family memories—and a career path. Andrew Gardner, curatorial assistant in the Department of Architecture and Design, visits his spices in…

MoMA development officer Jamie Bergos is brave enough to get up close with Maria Martins’s 1946 sculpture "The Impossible, III," and wonders if its ambiguity—Are the figures fighting? Merging?—is…