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For “Kiss,” one of his earliest films, Andy Warhol recorded close-ups of different couples kissing continuously for three minutes each and compiled the footage into a nearly one-hour...

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Today marks the 142nd birthday of German artist Paula Modersohn-Becker, the star of today's #GoogleDoodle! She is believed to be the first woman to paint herself while pregnant. Her...

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‪Start this Wednesday, February 7, quietly at MoMA with this month’s #QuietMornings. Join us between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m. for a quiet viewing of the #MoMACollection galleries, and...

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“One of the audacious pioneers of the postwar era, Brazilian artist Lygia Clark reinvented not only what a sculpture could look like, but how a spectator could behave in its presence....

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“David Lamelas has shaped time as a material throughout his career. He created the performance ‘Time’ when he was living and working across Europe and wanted to produce artworks...

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Chris Ofili’s “Embah” (2017)—a newly acquired #MoMACollection work—is now on view in the Heyman Lobby. Ofili created the painting as a tribute to his friend and beloved Trinidadian...

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“To make ‘America’s Family Prison,’ Regina José Galindo moved her family into the same kind of mobile detention unit that private contractors use to house imprisoned migrants...

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“This ‘Graphic Object,’ an inscribed sheet of Japanese paper sandwiched in transparent acrylic, comes from an intense moment of experimentation in the mid-1960s, when Schendel...

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“Gego called this metal and wood sculpture a ‘Drawing without Paper’ because she constructed its weblike wire lines like a drawing in space. It hangs from the ceiling and casts...

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“The seven lines comprising Alfredo Jaar’s ‘He Ram’ are taken from Mahatma Gandhi’s grave, and represent Gandhi’s list of ‘Seven Social Sins.’ The artist recently wrote...

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Today we’re proud to celebrate Haitian artist Hector Hyppolite’s “The Congo Queen” (1946), now on view in our #MoMACollection galleries! ... Now considered the grand master...

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“Miguel Rio Branco is both a photographer and a filmmaker, and I love the way the 20 images that comprise this iconic piece are like storyboards, representing the intersection of...

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We’re thrilled to announce a major gift of 90 works of contemporary art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (@CPPCisneros). The works will join more than 140 works by...

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Born on this day in 1879, German artist Paul Klee’s aim as an artist was to "make secret visions visible." An extraordinary draftsman, printmaker, teacher, and theoretician, his work...

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In honor of the recent passing of prolific designer Ivan Chermayeff, five #MoMACollection posters created by his graphic design firm for Pan Am World Airways are now on view on the...

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Born on this day in 1928, Helen Frankenthaler has long been recognized as one of the great American artists of the twentieth century, and a pioneer of new techniques in abstract expressionist...

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“This isn't an alternative narrative...this is a narrative that belongs here."—Curatorial fellow Adeze Wilford drops in on visitors in the #MoMAArtistsChoice exhibition, curated...

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The final #QuietMornings of 2017 is on December 6! Start your day quietly at the Museum, and take in your favorite #MoMACollection works, #StephenShore, and #ItemsMoMA without the crowds....

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During a recent visit to our conservation studio, we spotted Bruce Conner’s “CHILD.” The haunting work was featured in the 2016 exhibition “Bruce Conner: It's All True.” Read...

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Creativity and experimentation doesn’t stop after an artist’s breakthrough moment. Our new exhibition, “The Long Run,” showcases daring invention and thoughtful reconsideration...

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The historic 1937 exhibition “Sculpture by William Edmondson” made Edmondson the first black artist to have a solo exhibition at MoMA. Exactly eighty years later, his work returns...

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Last week, an 8 ⅜ × 6 ¼ inch drawing quietly went up in our fifth floor galleries and made history—for the first time, a work by Leonardo da Vinci is on view at the Museum of...

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We're very excited about today's opening of "Etre moderne: Le MoMA à Paris" ("Being Modern: MoMA in Paris") at the @fondationlv in Paris! Over 200 works from the #MoMACollection and...

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Celebrate #WorldArchitectureDay by getting lost in our digital catalog of our Frank Lloyd Wright archive. Over 113 works from #MoMACollection are online, including sketches, models,...

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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...