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Happy birthday to avant-garde composer John Cage! One of Cage’s noteworthy experimentations with sound and performance is prepared piano, where the sound of the instrument is altered...

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Can artists be taken at their word? Tomorrow, we’ll explore the work and words of three #MoMACollection masters: Robert Rauschenberg, Jackson Pollock, and Jasper Johns, and evaluate...

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Start your day with mindfulness at the Museum next Wednesday, September 6. Join us between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m. for a quiet viewing of #RauschenbergAmongFriends, #FLW150, and #MoMACollection...

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“‘Unfinished Conversations’ strives to depict today’s heavily charged political environment. It doesn’t just showcase art that is engaged with political struggle; it also...

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On #MandelaDay, marking 99 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, we reflect on a remarkable life and all that it inspired. David Hammons’s “Free Nelson Mandela” stencil was...

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Amy Brost (Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Media Conservation) and Athena Holbrook (Collection Specialist, Media & Performance Art) lead a group activity during the workshop “Getting Started:...

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How do they know it’s done? In episode 2 of #APieceofWork, @abbijacobson explores #MoMACollection abstract paintings with @markmorrisdance and @tavitulle. MoMA educator Corey D'Augustine...

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Happy birthday Kurt Schwitters, born on this day in 1887! His collages, like “Picture with Light Center” (1919), made in the wake of WWI, serve as hopeful portraits of how destruction...

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Our next #QuietMornings is happening this Wednesday, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. Explore #RauschenbergAmongFriends, #MakingSpace, and #MoMACollection Galleries 1880s–1950s without the crowds,...

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Our newly restored Bauhaus staircase pays homage to Walter Gropius’s famous staircase in the Bauhaus building in Dessau, Germany. Swipe to take a closer look at the #MoMACollection...

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#ArtSpeaks is back! MoMA staff members will be in the galleries all day sharing artworks of special meaning for them. Follow along on our Instagram Story as we add talks throughout...

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Giorgio de Chirico’s enigmatic paintings bring an air of mystery to the #MoMACollection galleries. Learn more about the dreamlike imagery that characterized de Chirico’s Metaphysical...

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Works now on view in #UnfinishedConversations —including Anna Boghiguian’s “Untitled,” one drawing in a series documenting the 2011 Egyptian revolution—grapple with themes...

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“The key is what is within the artist. The artist can only paint what she or he is about.” -Lee Krasner, now on view in #MakingSpace. ... In the mid-1960s Krasner’s work took...

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After the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, Boris Kaufman moved with his family to newly independent Poland. He later went to Paris to study, fought in the French Army, and, when France...

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While much of #WhitfieldLovell’s work is based on anonymous photographs, "Pop/Pistol" is a uniquely personal drawing for the artist. It depicts his grandfather, Eugene Glover, who...