9 August 2017

Christie’s Photography Sales To Include MoMa And Thomas Koerfer Collections

Christie’s Paris has announced that it will offer Photographs from the Thomas Koerfer Collection,” comprising 74 lots led by the emblematic Man Ray masterpiece, Noire et Blanche, MoMa’s formerly in the collection of Jacques Doucet. The sale will take place on November 9, during the Paris Photo Fair.

24 October 2016

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Major Collection of Modern Latin American Works Donated To MoMa

The Museum of Modern Art has announced a major gift from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, containing over 100 works of modern and contemporary art by major artists from Latin America to the Museum’s collection.

24 April 2016

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Film And Music Mogul David Geffen Donates $100m To MoMa

The Los Angeles-based film and music mogul David Geffen has donated a staggering $100 million to The Museum of Modern Art for its renovation and expansion programme. This is the largest gift to the institution’s Campaign. Three floors of new galleries, created as part of the Museum’s expansion into the tower being constructed immediately to the west of the […]

28 July 2015

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Robert Rauschenberg Retrospective Exhibitions Announced For Tate Modern And MoMa

The American Artist Robert Rauschenberg is to have a retrospective exhibition at Tate Modern in 2016. This will be the first  since his death in 2008. It will also be the first comprehensive show of his practice in the UK for almost 35 years. The exhibition is a collaboration with New York’s Museum of Modern Art, keeping […]

10 May 2015

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Gilbert & George: First Exhibition Of Early Works Launched At MoMa

  MoMa have launched the first exhibition of early works by the British artists Gilbert & George. Since the beginning of their collaboration, in the late 1960s, the sculptors have aimed to become the work of art—elevating their daily activities to expressions of creativity and casting themselves as “living sculptures.” The exhibition Gilbert & George: The Early Years builds upon […]

12 December 2014

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MoMA NY Announces First Yoko Ono Official Survey For 2015

40 years after Yoko Ono staged a guerrilla “One Woman Show” in its galleries, the Museum of Modern Art New York is showing the first survey of the artist. In 1971, Ono announced that she was having a “one woman show” at the museum. But aside from a small sign that pointed to a performance […]

12 November 2014

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Billionaire Steve A Cohen Purchases Alberto Giacometti $100m Chariot

It was an astronomical result by anyones estimation Alberto Giacometti’s “Chariot,” which sold for $100,965,000 broke the hundred million dollar ceiling. It was also the highest single lot accounting for 1/4 of the total in a sale at Sotheby’s, which included 74 lots, in its Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale. Last Tuesday the hedge […]

1 February 2014

Mike Kelley: Explosions Of Colour That Lurked Inside His Deep Dark Life

I went to the Mike Kelley retrospective at PS1 late, at 9pm, for the packed NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM event. I was also late in the exhibition schedule as the “Mike Kelley” show ends Feb 2nd. I wish I had made the trek to PS1 in Long Island City, sooner, so I could go back […]

20 November 2013

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London Artist Isaac Julian’s Installation To Be Exhibited At MoMa’s Atrium

The London-based international artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien will be the featured artist in the Atrium at MoMA, New York with his major multi-screen installation, Ten Thousand Waves (2010) opening on 25 November 2013. Ten Thousand Waves will be installed in the spectacular Donald B and Catherine C Marron Atrium at MoMA. The original inspiration […]

22 August 2013

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Stephen Antonakos Pioneering Greek American Neon Artist Dies Age 87

The Greek/American sculptor Stephen Antonakos whose pioneering neon work is held by MoMa the Whitney and the Guggenheim museums has died in New York. He was 87. Antonakos’s work with neon since 1960 has lent the medium new perceptual and formal meanings. His use of spare, complete and incomplete geometric forms has ranged from direct […]

26 March 2013

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Tilda Swinton Transforms MoMa Into A Narcoleptic Peep Show

The Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton has taken on a new role – as a performance artist, sleeping in a glass box for up to eight hours a day at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Swinton took visitors to the gallery by surprise on Saturday with an unscheduled appearance in an art installation […]

19 September 2012

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The Scream MoMa Exhibits Worlds Most Expensive Artwork

Edvard Munch’s The Scream is set to go on view for six months in a leading New York Museum. The seminal work from 1895, which was sold earlier this year for a record $120 million to the Apollo Global Management founder Leon Black is to go on view at The Museum of Modern Art, starting […]

1 July 2012

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Stunning Environmental Sculpture At MoMa Clears The Air

Meet Wendy  She’s Blue, Cool, and Responsible Too. For years now architects have been working to create environmentally friendly buildings that reduce the carbon footprint of the residents, but young architect duo HWKN have created Wendy, a structure that actively cleans the air.  Opening this week at MoMA’s PS1 blue, funky Wendy is making quite […]

7 May 2012

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Taryn Simon Explores Blood & Fate At MoMa

Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII (2 May – 3 September 2012) is the U.S. premiere of the artist’s epic and eponymous photographic project. The work was produced over a four-year period (2008-11), during which the artist travelled around the world researching and documenting bloodlines and their related stories. In […]

23 March 2012

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MOMA’s John Elderfield Joins Gagosian

The Gagosian Gallery has announced that John Elderfield, well known curator and art historian, and Chief Curator  of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, will join the gallery in April as a consultant to organize selected special exhibitions and projects with artists. Mr. Elderfield stated, “I am delighted to be […]

23 March 2012

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Brazil Trumps London & New York Exhibition Attendance Figures

Details of The Art Newspaper’s Museum Attendance have today been released on the web The survey reveals the top ten most attended museums of 2011, as well as detailing a massive growth in museum attendance overall, with the top ten shows of 2011 needing almost  7,000 visitors a day to make the cut, compared the […]

28 July 2011

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MoMA Raises Admission Price to Outrageous $25

Now try and understand what the DCMS  ‘Big Society’ plan is all about The museum of Modern Art in New York has announced an increase in its admission price for adults to $25 from the current $20 starting in September. The museum is the second arts institution to raise prices in recent months the Metropolitan […]

18 July 2009

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Michael Jackson and Bubbles by Jeff, Koons Will This Now Quadruple In Price?

It’s a scary prospect but will the death of Michael Jackson drive this kitsch trinket to become one the worlds most valuable works of contemporary art by a living artist? It is quite possible that the new phenomenon of ‘fan art’ will kick start a new season of auction records for Jeff Koons, the artist […]