Posted by Andrea D. on March 25, 2010 - 3:35pm
Categories: On the Walls

Now that "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade" has been at The Modern for a few weeks, I've had the opportunity to take several of my friends on tours through the galleries, where we...

Posted by Andrea D. on March 8, 2010 - 2:49pm
Categories: On the Walls

When you approach the entrance to Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, there's a painting at the top of the stairs where Andy's green fright wig self-portrait used to stand...

Posted by Andrea D. on March 5, 2010 - 4:12pm

The most fascinating aspect of Gabriel Acevedo Velarde's "Cone Flow" exhibit is not, in my opinion, the art pieces themselves. It's a strange thing...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 16, 2010 - 2:58pm
Categories: On the Walls

In the early 1940's, a painter by the name of Jackson Pollock began developing a technique that allowed him to spontaneously drip enamel paint onto flat canvases, resulting in...

Posted by Diana on February 8, 2010 - 1:28pm

The students went to the galleries to view the "Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place" exhibition and some of the...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 5, 2010 - 2:16pm
Categories: On the Walls

Art History class teaches us many well-known facts about Andy Warhol...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 2, 2010 - 2:42pm

A few days ago, we were able to catch up with Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern, as she was taking a short break...

Posted by Diana on January 26, 2010 - 3:38pm

The Modern’s Teen-Artist Project pairs area high school students with artists as teachers. The program aims to expand each student’s art practice...

Posted by Andrea D. on January 22, 2010 - 1:50pm

Admittedly, drawing a correlation between the fluorescent light-fixture art of Dan Flavin and the teachings of one of Greek philosophy's founding...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 23, 2009 - 10:17am
Categories: On the Walls

The holidays are coming. And besides the generic holiday festivities that I'm looking forward to...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 18, 2009 - 10:11am

For some reason, I always seem to associate Rosemary Laing's "Groundspeed (Red Piazza) Number 2" with this time of the year...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 16, 2009 - 11:37am

This past Monday, December 14, 2009, marked the seven-year anniversary that the Modern has spent in its now-familiar building, built by Tadao Ando...

Posted by Michael M. on December 2, 2009 - 3:30pm
Categories: Beyond the Walls

I recently came across a photo of the Modern at its opening in December of 2002.  The imposing façade is flat.  The many leafless trees are small...

Posted by Grace on November 19, 2009 - 9:46am

While wandering around the museum, enjoying Tado Ando’s architectural design of the building, I couldn’t help but notice...

Posted by Andrea D. on November 12, 2009 - 11:46am
Categories: Beyond the Walls

For someone who claims not to like art, Stephen Colbert possesses an uncanny ability...

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The Museum and Cafe are closed today, Wednesday, March 29, due to a power outage caused by the storms last night. We expect to be open normal operating hours tomorrow.
The Wine Dinner will still take place. If this changes guests will be contacted.