Posted by Brittany the Intern on February 6, 2007 - 5:17pm
Categories: On the Walls

In Michelangelo Pistoletto's "The Etruscan", a sculpture of a man from this advanced, yet ancient society reaches...

Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2007 - 5:37pm
Categories: Behind the Walls

Excuse me while I commit a little institutional self-congratulatory praising. Our installation crew is incredible. They have been...

Posted by Erin on February 1, 2007 - 12:54pm
Categories: On the Walls

There a new FOCUS show opening this weekend at the Modern; one that focuses on drawing, plain and simple. It is refreshing to see...

Posted by Dustin on January 19, 2007 - 2:53pm
Categories: Behind the Walls

We have emerged from our winter hibernation to welcome our two new interns for the semester and to wish Brett the best of luck...

Posted by Dustin on December 11, 2006 - 6:03pm
Categories: Beyond the Walls

Every once in a while, you come across a coincidence that makes you double back and catch your breath. While perusing...

Posted by Dustin on December 8, 2006 - 3:33pm
Categories: On the Walls

FOCUS: Chinatsu Ban opened last weekend, and I haven't stopped smiling. This is Chinatsu Ban's first solo museum exhibition, and if you have seen her work, then you'll probably understand the smiles. I have a hard time describing her work.

Posted by Leslie on December 8, 2006 - 12:31pm
Categories: Within the Walls

Grab six sheets of paper and a pencil and head for the special exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time. Keep these words in mind as you explore the show: Begin, Age, Memory, Time, Dream, End.

Posted by Stefanie the Intern on November 20, 2006 - 4:48pm
Categories: On the Walls

Tony Oursler is an intriguing, if not perplexing artist. His work is often difficult for the average person to embrace. I would bet...

Posted by Brett the Intern on November 20, 2006 - 12:36pm
Categories: On the Walls

The small holes in the work "Green Piece", invite the viewer (outside) to interact with the inside...

Posted by Dustin on November 17, 2006 - 5:43pm
Categories: On the Walls

A few weeks ago, I stepped out of my office into the lobby and was pleasantly surprised to see something I hadn't...

Posted by Leslie on November 6, 2006 - 2:22pm
Categories: On the Walls

What visual experience can humans today share with our ancient ancestors? Hiroshi Sugimoto, a contemporary Japanese photographer whose work...

Posted by Stefanie the Intern on November 1, 2006 - 11:22am
Categories: On the Walls

I recently read an article in "The New York Times" by Michael Kimmelman, entitled "Walker Evans. Or is it?" (subscription required) about a series of photographs...

Posted by Brett the Intern on October 27, 2006 - 4:00pm
Categories: Within the Walls

Last week at Modern 'til Midnight, we transformed one of our lecture rooms into a camera obscura. The camera is very simple...

Posted by Pam on October 27, 2006 - 2:55pm
Categories: Behind the Walls

Editors don't know everything, but we pride ourselves on knowing how to look up almost anything. Like many editors, when I stop to look up one word...

Posted by Dustin on October 27, 2006 - 10:49am
Categories: Within the Walls

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