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Join #PopRally this Saturday, July 21 for an evening of artist activations, open bar, and a musical performance by Yatta and friends sending off #GundStudioVisit. See the exhibition before it closes, and explore the rituals and labor of art making view with contemporary artists like choreographer Jonathan González. His performance of “black MoMA” in #MoMAGarden will build upon Richard Serra’s “Promenade Notebook Drawing for Obama” (2008) to unearth the artist’s hand.

Tickets available at mo.ma/poprally (link in bio) 🎟️
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Image details:
[1] © 2018 Jonathan González
[2] Richard Serra. “Promenade Notebook Drawing for Obama from Artists for Obama.” 2008. Etching from a portfolio of two screenprints, six lithographs (one with screenprint), three etchings (one with aquatint), and two drypoints with chine collé. Acquired through the generosity of Agnes Gund. © 2017 Richard Serra / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Join #poprally this saturday, july 21 for an evening of artist activations, open bar, and a musical performance by yatta and friends sending off #gundstudiovisit. see the exhibition before it closes, and explore the rituals and labor of art making view with contemporary artists like choreographer jonathan gonzález. his performance of “black moma” in #momagarden will build upon richard serra’s “promenade notebook drawing for obama” (2008) to unearth the artist’s hand.

tickets available at mo.ma/poprally (link in bio) 🎟️

image details:
[1] © 2018 jonathan gonzález
[2] richard serra. “promenade notebook drawing for obama from artists for obama.” 2008. etching from a portfolio of two screenprints, six lithographs (one with screenprint), three etchings (one with aquatint), and two drypoints with chine collé. acquired through the generosity of agnes gund. © 2017 richard serra / artists rights society (ars), new york
7,273 27 16 hours ago
“Alice Neel painted this portrait of Benny and Mary Ellen Andrews when she was 72 years old and at the peak of her career. After laboring for many years in near obscurity, the women’s movement helped to vault her to unexpected celebrity. She often painted her fellow artists and friends, as is the case in this painting. The couple's casual poses reflect Neel's desire to reveal her subjects' everyday character. ” –@ann.temkin

We’re exploring works on view in #GundStudioVisit—our celebration of philanthropist and longtime Museum trustee #AgnesGund’s contributions to #MoMACollection— with chief curator Ann Temkin this week. Don’t miss out! The exhibition closes this Sunday.
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[Artwork details: Alice Neel. “Benny and Mary Ellen Andrews.” 1972. Oil on canvas. Gift of Agnes Gund, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, Arnold A. Saltzman Fund, and Larry Aldrich Foundation Fund (by exchange).]
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“alice neel painted this portrait of benny and mary ellen andrews when she was 72 years old and at the peak of her career. after laboring for many years in near obscurity, the women’s movement helped to vault her to unexpected celebrity. she often painted her fellow artists and friends, as is the case in this painting. the couple's casual poses reflect neel's desire to reveal her subjects' everyday character. ” –@ann.temkin

we’re exploring works on view in #gundstudiovisit—our celebration of philanthropist and longtime museum trustee #agnesgund’s contributions to #momacollection— with chief curator ann temkin this week. don’t miss out! the exhibition closes this sunday.

[artwork details: alice neel. “benny and mary ellen andrews.” 1972. oil on canvas. gift of agnes gund, blanchette h****r rockefeller fund, arnold a. saltzman fund, and larry aldrich foundation fund (by exchange).]
10,836 56 19 hours ago
Discover sculptures that “altered the attitude...towards a whole branch of art” with iconic works on view together for the first time in “Constantin Brancusi Sculpture.” Members see it now! Open to the public this Sunday, July 22. mo.ma/brancusi #BrancusiMoMA
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[Artwork details: Constantin Brancusi. “Mlle Pogany.” Version I, 1913 (after a marble of 1912). Bronze with black patina on limestone base. Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange). © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris]
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Discover sculptures that “altered the attitude...towards a whole branch of art” with iconic works on view together for the first time in “constantin brancusi sculpture.” members see it now! open to the public this sunday, july 22. mo.ma/brancusi #brancusimoma ...
[artwork details: constantin brancusi. “mlle pogany.” version i, 1913 (after a marble of 1912). bronze with black patina on limestone base. acquired through the lillie p. bliss bequest (by exchange). © 2018 artists rights society (ars), new york/adagp, paris]
17,495 112 23 hours ago
Curator Michelle Kuo visits Robert Breer’s roving “Osaka I” (1970) in #MoMAGarden for #ArtSpeaks. One of Breer’s slow-moving sculptures—affectionately called ‘creepies’ by the artist—the work can move about 2.5 feet per hour, and up to a mile per day. If it bumps into something (like a curator!) it pivots slightly and moves away.

#ArtSpeaks, a day of community and conversation led by Museum staff, will return this fall. Full gallery talks are on our Facebook page at mo.ma/fb.
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Curator michelle kuo visits robert breer’s roving “osaka i” (1970) in #momagarden for #artspeaks. one of breer’s slow-moving sculptures—affectionately called ‘creepies’ by the artist—the work can move about 2.5 feet per hour, and up to a mile per day. if it bumps into something (like a curator!) it pivots slightly and moves away.

#artspeaks, a day of community and conversation led by museum staff, will return this fall. full gallery talks are on our facebook page at mo.ma/fb.
4,996 45 Yesterday
Artist @cindysherman’s Oops Phone Pool Float is sure to cause a stir at your next pool party!  The metallic gold #MoMAExclusive features an enlarged selfie taken by Sherman that accidentally morphed with another photo in her device. Designed by Sherman for Third Drawer Down, your purchase at @momadesignstore benefits + POOL (@pluspoolny), a nonprofit building a river-water filtering floating swimming pool in New York.

Get yours at mo.ma/cindysherman #MoMADesignStore #idratherbeswimming
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Artist @cindysherman’s oops phone pool float is sure to cause a stir at your next pool party! the metallic gold #momaexclusive features an enlarged selfie taken by sherman that accidentally morphed with another photo in her device. designed by sherman for third drawer down, your purchase at @momadesignstore benefits + pool (@pluspoolny ), a nonprofit building a river-water filtering floating swimming pool in new york.

get yours at mo.ma/cindysherman #momadesignstore #idratherbeswimming
6,692 71 2 days ago
“‘Children’ is a painting by William H. Johnson that was once owned by the great singer Paul Robeson. The three girls in the painting gave Johnson the opportunity to play with color and design in terms of their hats and their clothes. Although this looks like a simple composition it is important to realize that Johnson came to this style after years of academic training and painting conventionally realistic figures. I especially love the way the six almond shaped eyes make a straight line across the three girls’ faces.” –@ann.temkin

Explore works on view in #GundStudioVisit—our celebration of philanthropist and longtime Museum trustee #AgnesGund’s contributions to #MoMACollection— with chief curator Ann Temkin this week before the exhibition closes on Sunday.
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[Artwork details: William H. Johnson. “Children.” 1941. Oil and pencil on wood panel. Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (by exchange), Agnes Gund, Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin, and the Hudgins Family]
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“‘children’ is a painting by william h. johnson that was once owned by the great singer paul robeson. the three girls in the painting gave johnson the opportunity to play with color and design in terms of their hats and their clothes. although this looks like a simple composition it is important to realize that johnson came to this style after years of academic training and painting conventionally realistic figures. i especially love the way the six almond shaped eyes make a straight line across the three girls’ faces.” –@ann.temkin

explore works on view in #gundstudiovisit—our celebration of philanthropist and longtime museum trustee #agnesgund’s contributions to #momacollection— with chief curator ann temkin this week before the exhibition closes on sunday.

[artwork details: william h. johnson. “children.” 1941. oil and pencil on wood panel. gift of abby aldrich rockefeller (by exchange), agnes gund, marlene hess and james d. zirin, and the hudgins family]
22,023 60 3 days ago
Can a country build a new identity through architecture? Explore the extraordinary work on view in
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Can a country build a new identity through architecture? explore the extraordinary work on view in "toward a concrete utopia: architecture in yugoslavia, 1948–1980” and judge for yourself. open this sunday, july 15–january 13, 2019. mo.ma/concreteutopia #concreteutopia ...
[image: berislav šerbetić and vojin bakić. monument to the uprising of the people of kordun and banija. 1979–81. petrova gora, croatia. exterior view. photo: valentin jeck, commissioned by the museum of modern art, 2016]
24,573 206 5 days ago
Many directors and actors have been associated with the kung fu genre, Hong Kong cinema’s most unique creation, but no one compares to Lau Kar-leung (1937–2013), aka Liu Chia-liang, as a purist of the genre and the kung fu form. Lose yourself in Lau’s intricately choreographed and performed fight scenes now through July 17. Tickets and showtimes at mo.ma/thegrandmaster (link in bio)
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↖️ Check our Story for a deep dive into kung fu films with associate curator La Frances Hui, and watch the full episode of HOW TO SEE Martial Arts Films at mo.ma/kungfu
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Many directors and actors have been associated with the kung fu genre, hong kong cinema’s most unique creation, but no one compares to lau kar-leung (1937–2013), aka liu chia-liang, as a purist of the genre and the kung fu form. lose yourself in lau’s intricately choreographed and performed fight scenes now through july 17. tickets and showtimes at mo.ma/thegrandmaster (link in bio)
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↖️ check our story for a deep dive into kung fu films with associate curator la frances hui, and watch the full episode of how to see martial arts films at mo.ma/kungfu
3,526 45 5 days ago
The spirit of the studio comes to the galleries next Saturday, July 21. Join #PopRally for an evening of artistic and musical performances exposing the rituals and labor of art making, inspired by works on view in #GundStudioVisit.

A musical performance and DJ set by Yatta will channel the child-like improvisational energy of Glenn Ligon’s “Graduating Girl (Version 2) #1,” while painter and sculptor Torkwase Dyson takes cues from Wolfgang Laib’s “Milkstone” to consider the gestural language of building and maintaining sculpture.
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See the full artist lineup and purchase tickets at mo.ma/poprally (link in bio)
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Image details:
[1] Glenn Ligon. “Graduating Girl (Version 2) #1.” 2000. Silkscreen ink and oil crayon on canvas. Gift of Agnes Gund in honor of Dr. Akosua Barthwell Evans. © 2018 Glenn Ligon
[2] Yatta Zoker © 2018 Edwina Hay
[3] Wolfgang Laib. “Milkstone.” 1978. Carrara marble and milk. Gift of Agnes Gund. © 2018 Wolfgang Laib
[4] Torkwase Dyson © 2018 Torkwase Dyson
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The spirit of the studio comes to the galleries next saturday, july 21. join #poprally for an evening of artistic and musical performances exposing the rituals and labor of art making, inspired by works on view in #gundstudiovisit.

a musical performance and dj set by yatta will channel the child-like improvisational energy of glenn ligon’s “graduating girl (version 2) #1,” while painter and sculptor torkwase dyson takes cues from wolfgang laib’s “milkstone” to consider the gestural language of building and maintaining sculpture.
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see the full artist lineup and purchase tickets at mo.ma/poprally (link in bio)
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image details:
[1] glenn ligon. “graduating girl (version 2) #1.” 2000. silkscreen ink and oil crayon on canvas. gift of agnes gund in honor of dr. akosua barthwell evans. © 2018 glenn ligon
[2] yatta zoker © 2018 edwina hay
[3] wolfgang laib. “milkstone.” 1978. carrara marble and milk. gift of agnes gund. © 2018 wolfgang laib
[4] torkwase dyson © 2018 torkwase dyson
10,184 42 6 days ago
“Each of us must take part in globalization for it to revolutionize the entire world. Relations between countries and cultures must be handled with respect and consideration. We must listen to one another.” —Bodys Isek Kingelez

While he didn’t travel outside of Zaire until 1989, Kingelez was deeply attuned to international affairs. “Centrale Palestinienne” (1994) is constructed in the red, green, and white of the Palestinian flag—likely Kingelez’s way of acknowledging the first Oslo Accord, which had been signed a few months earlier and affirmed Palestine’s right to self-government. Explore one artist’s optimistic alternatives to city life in #KingelezCityDreams.
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[Artwork details: Bodys Isek Kingelez. “Centrale Palestinienne.” 1994. Paper, paperboard, plastic, and other various materials. COLLECTION PROSPER - The Prosper Collection Courtesy Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels. © Bodys Isek Kingelez]
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“each of us must take part in globalization for it to revolutionize the entire world. relations between countries and cultures must be handled with respect and consideration. we must listen to one another.” —bodys isek kingelez

while he didn’t travel outside of zaire until 1989, kingelez was deeply attuned to international affairs. “centrale palestinienne” (1994) is constructed in the red, green, and white of the palestinian flag—likely kingelez’s way of acknowledging the first oslo accord, which had been signed a few months earlier and affirmed palestine’s right to self-government. explore one artist’s optimistic alternatives to city life in #kingelezcitydreams.

[artwork details: bodys isek kingelez. “centrale palestinienne.” 1994. paper, paperboard, plastic, and other various materials. collection prosper - the prosper collection courtesy aeroplastics contemporary, brussels. © bodys isek kingelez]
9,553 36 6 days ago
“What I am searching for is neither the real nor the unreal, but the subconscious, the mystery of what is instinctive in the human race.” –Amedeo Modigliani

The Italian painter, draftsman, and sculptor known for his iconic, stylized portraits was born #otd in 1884. Explore Modigliani’s brief, tormented life and his restless energy to produce in the catalogue for MoMA’s 1951 retrospective at mo.ma/modigliani #MoMACollection
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[Artwork details: #AmedeoModigliani. “Reclining Nude.” c. 1919. Oil on canvas. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund]
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“what i am searching for is neither the real nor the unreal, but the subconscious, the mystery of what is instinctive in the human race.” –amedeo modigliani

the italian painter, draftsman, and sculptor known for his iconic, stylized portraits was born #otd in 1884. explore modigliani’s brief, tormented life and his restless energy to produce in the catalogue for moma’s 1951 retrospective at mo.ma/modigliani #momacollection ...
[artwork details: #amedeomodigliani. “reclining nude.” c. 1919. oil on canvas. mrs. simon guggenheim fund]
36,920 182 6 days ago
☀️🇨🇩🎶 The sounds of Kinshasa and New York City come together in #MoMAGarden tomorrow for Summer Thursdays. @nkumukatalay & the “Life Long Project” Band join us to celebrate Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez’s #KingelezCityDreams and soak up the sun with live music, light fare, and groundbreaking art.

The fun begins at 5:30pm. Regular Museum admission applies. Seating is first-come, first-served.
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📷: Nkumu Katalay. Photo: Rodez Lincifort
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☀️🇨🇩🎶 the sounds of kinshasa and new york city come together in #momagarden tomorrow for summer thursdays. @nkumukatalay & the “life long project” band join us to celebrate congolese artist bodys isek kingelez’s #kingelezcitydreams and soak up the sun with live music, light fare, and groundbreaking art.

the fun begins at 5:30pm. regular museum admission applies. seating is first-come, first-served.
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📷: nkumu katalay. photo: rodez lincifort
3,833 29 1 weeks ago