BRUCE NAUMAN: DISAPPEARING ACTS

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective in 25 years devoted to the work of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941), on view at The Museum of Modern Art from October 21, 2018, through February 18, 2019, and at MoMA PS1 from October 21, 2018, through February 25, 2019. [...]

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CHARLES WHITE — MAJOR RETROSPECTIVE

The Museum of Modern Art’s Charles White: A Retrospective, on view from October 7, 2018, through January 13, 2019, is the first major exhibition dedicated to Charles White (1918–1979) in over three decades. Organized chronologically, the retro spective charts the entirety of White’s career, illuminating his socially motivated responses to the tumultuous events and cultural episodes [...]

AN UNFOLDING PORTRAIT

                    Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, on view through January 28, 2018, is the first comprehensive survey of Bourgeois’s prints and illustrated books. It places these mediums within the context of the artist’s overall practice and sheds new light on her creative process. The exhibition includes 265 [...]

CONCEPTUAL ARTIST TERRY ADKINS

                  To his sculpture, Mr. Adkins sought to bring the fleeting impermanence of music, creating haunting assemblages of found objects — wood, cloth, coat hangers, spare parts from junkyards — that evoked vanished histories. NYTIMES TERRY ROGER ADKINS was born in Washington on May 9, 1953, into [...]

A REVOLUTIONARY IMPULSE & THE RISE OF RUSSIAN AVANTE GARDE AT MOMA

      Covering the period of artistic innovation between 1912 and 1935, A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde traces the arc of the pioneering avant-garde from its flowering in 1912 to the mid-1930s after Socialist Realism was decreed the sole sanctioned style of art. Bringing together major works from MoMA’s extraordinary [...]

THE FRANKFURT KITCHEN

"The New Dwelling sets for its occupants the task of rethinking everything afresh, organizing a new lifestyle, and of winning freedom from the irrelevant clutter of outmoded habits of thought and old-fashioned equipment" – Franz Schuster, Das neue Frankfurt (The New Frankfurt), 1927 The New Frankfurt       War and inflation precipitated a housing crisis in [...]

NAN GOLDIN: THE BALLAD OF SEXUAL DEPENDENCY

Titled after a song in Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, Goldin’s Ballad is itself a kind of downtown opera; its protagonists—including the artist herself—are captured in intimate moments of love and loss. They experience ecstasy and pain through sex and drug use; they revel at dance clubs and bond with their children [...]

EDGAR DEGAS: A STRANGE NEW BEAUTY

   Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a [...]