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Happy Thanksgiving! MoMA is closed today but will be back to normal hours tomorrow. [Joan Brown. "Thanksgiving Turkey." 1959. Oil on canvas, 47 7/8 x 47 7/8" (121.5 x 121.5 cm). Larry Aldrich Foundation Fund]
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"Cut to Swipe," on view now, highlights key collection artworks from the 1980s to today that use images and sound from electronic media like television, film, the recording industry, and the Internet. Ken Okiishi's painted flat-screen televisions playfully suggest a connection between the physical t
Tix on sale for #MoMAContenders! Films + post-screening conversations w/ directors + actors→ ow.ly/ECNMi pic.twitter.com/41MFXI2LbP
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Born today in 1864, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is known for his prints and posters depicting the nightlife of Belle Époque Paris. The owner of The Divan Japonais, a cabaret in Montmartre, commissioned this poster to attract customers. "The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters," which feature
"I paint about the things that surround me, things that I pick up and handle every day," says Elizabeth Murray. "That’s what art is. Art is an epiphany in a coffee cup." We hope you're enjoying a warm cup of epiphanies wherever you are this Sunday. [Elizabeth Murray. "Yikes." January-February 1982.
Image regrammed from @klausbiesenbach. Happy birthday to @bjork! In spring 2015, MoMA will present a full-scale retrospective dedicated to the composer, musician, and artist.
René Magritte was born today in 1898. What's your favorite Magritte artwork? [René Magritte. "The Empire of Light, II." 1950. Oil on canvas, 31 x 39" (78.8 x 99.1 cm). Gift of D. and J. de Menil. © 2014 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York]
Visitors made cut-outs inspired by the geometry of NYC at today's #MoMAStudio workshop with artist Sarah Crowner. Stop by "MoMA Studio: Beyond the Cut-Out" in the Cullman Education Building on your next visit to the museum. ["MoMA Studio: Beyond the Cut-Out" at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Oc
Visitors make cut-outs inspired by the geometry of NYC at today's #MoMAStudio workshop with artist Sarah Crowner. pic.twitter.com/VQrVVtXzrc
At tonight's #MoMAContenders screening of "The Imitation Game," actor Matthew Goode describes a childhood encounter with a pneumatic tube payment system which, he later learned, was designed by his character in the film.
Tonight's opening event also celebrates "Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities." #UnevenGrowth, which opens November 22, brings together six teams of researchers and practitioners to examine new architectural possibilities for six global metropolises: Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos,
Film curator Ron Magliozzi activates the "Scopitone," a film jukebox with 36 16mm films on a carousel inside. This machine dates to 1964. The song, of course, is Neil Sedaka's "Calendar Girl." #MakingMusicModern
Tonight's opening for "Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye" includes live performances and demonstrations. First up, @delicatesteve plays a new object in the MoMA collection: a 1957 Fender Stratocaster. #MakingMusicModern
How many of these album covers do you recognize? Share an image of your favorite album cover using #MakingMusicModern and it may wind up on an in-gallery display. [Installation view of "Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye," The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 15, 2015. © 201
From the Théâtrophone to the iPod: "Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye" opens today. Share an image of your favorite album cover using #MakingMusicModern and it may show up on a display in the galleries. [Dieter Rams. Portable Transistor Radio and Phonograph (model TP 1). 1959. Plastic casi
Claude Monet, born today in 1840, painted these "Water Lilies" in the last decade of his life. Do you remember the first time you saw one of Monet's "Water Lilies" paintings?
Director JC Chandor had some kind words for MoMA Film on the opening night of #MoMAContenders, our annual selection of remarkable films from the past year. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year," starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, kicked off the series, which runs through January 16.
Participants in today's #MoMAStudio stenciling and collage workshops with Dieu Donné created their own paper compositions. Drop by MoMA Studio: Beyond the Cut-Out to participate in artist-led programs and interactive projects. [MoMA Studio: Beyond the Cut-Out. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Pho
"Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye" opens November 15. Celebrate the connection between music and design by sharing an image of your favorite album cover using #MakingMusicModern. The image might wind up in our galleries! [Arturo Vega. Photograph by Roberta Bayley. "Ramones." Debut LP. Pos
The evening closes with a lovely performance by @jessieware and @devhynes, who brought the house down. Thanks to all who support #MoMAFilm, and to you for following along!
Cuarón: "The fact that this is happening at MoMA is amazing for me. My first visit to New York when I was 16, part of the reason was to come here. Ever since, it's a place that I come to revisit." #MoMAFilm
Filmmakers and friends of Cuarón Emmanuel Lubezki and Alejandro Iñárritu sent a video message of congratulations. Iñárritu: "Can we switch places with you right now? You can come film this movie and we can be drinking wine with the people at MoMA?" #MoMAFilm
Attendees head downstairs for the ceremony, picking up their 3D glasses to watch the clip from "Gravity." #MoMAFilm