Posted by Erin on April 17, 2012 - 5:42pm
Categories: On the Walls

The three works in FOCUS: Katie Paterson deal with notions of the miniscule and the infinite...

Posted by Terri on April 17, 2012 - 5:36pm
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Glenn Ligon: AMERICA presents a chorus of literary and cultural sources, including...

Posted by Erin on April 17, 2012 - 5:26pm

A tall, clear pedestal supporting a cube made of glass stands in a small, rectangular gallery on the Museum’s second floor...

Posted by Andrea D. on April 17, 2012 - 5:16pm
Categories: On the Walls

I grew up in the age of Super Nintendo and Nickelodeon cartoons. Bright colors...

Posted by Erin on April 17, 2012 - 5:00pm

Is it not the nature of creativity to be boundless and open-ended, free of restraint? Several of this summer’s educator workshops...

Posted by Andrea D. on September 22, 2011 - 12:45pm
Categories: On the Walls

Agnes Martin’s work has recently been reinstalled in one of the smaller galleries on the first floor...

Posted by Michael M. on September 13, 2011 - 12:20pm

"The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have." -- Tadao Ando

Posted by Andrea D. on August 12, 2011 - 9:20am

Every time I walk past the Modern's Cornwall Summer Circle, 1995, by Richard Long, it reminds me of Stonehenge.

Posted by Terri on August 3, 2011 - 3:09pm
Categories: On the Walls

A yellow light bulb, soon to become obsolete, casts a dull glow that faintly washes...

Posted by Erin on June 29, 2011 - 9:18am
Categories: TAP

“The spring 2011 semester of the Teen-Artist Project was an absolute joy. I may be a little sad that my time as a TAP Intern has come to an end, but I am even happier to have worked with such great students, artists, and Museum staff.

Posted by Andrea D. on April 11, 2011 - 12:33pm
Categories: On the Walls

Since Ed Ruscha’s illustrated version of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is such a key component of the Modern’s exhibition Ed Ruscha: Road Tested, I decided to read the book.

Posted by Terri on April 8, 2011 - 9:48am
Categories: On the Walls

For Ruscha the road began as a means and became an end. The road took the young artist from Oklahoma to California. Before that, it took him...

Posted by Terri on April 6, 2011 - 1:08pm
Categories: On the Walls

The story of a young Ruscha having a eureka moment after seeing reproductions of Target with Four Faces (1955) by Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg’s “combine” Odalisk (1955/58)...

Posted by Terri on March 25, 2011 - 2:11pm
Categories: On the Walls

Did the metaphor of crossing the road occur to Ruscha when he realized that to photograph one side of the street he had to be on the opposite side?

Posted by Terri on March 25, 2011 - 1:44pm
Categories: On the Walls

Scale is everything. A speck in the distance looms large as it is approached and for a second, just before one whips by, it becomes its actual size. Even though this is a repeated experience...

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