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Posted by Stefanie on April 25, 2012 - 10:45am
Categories: On the Walls

There are a few works on view in the first-floor galleries that always catch my eye...

Posted by Terri on April 19, 2012 - 2:02pm
Categories: On the Walls

Spell check doesn’t recognize the word “negress” and it wants to capitalize “negro.” There are plenty of words that the program...

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)...

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