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Nov 04, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018

Katherine Bradford is known for her vibrant palette and eccentric compositions. Often built up over months and sometimes years, Bradford’s paintings are textured, semi-transparent coats of acrylic paint, with hints of pentimenti exposed in the finished surface. Her recent works revisit several of her favored motifs, such as ships and swimmers—traditional and enduring subjects seen throughout art history. Bradford’s canvases, however, are more ominous, and often improbable in comparison to the relative calm of James McNeill Whistler’s paintings or Paul Cézanne’s portraits of bathers.

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 06, 2018

For the first time in its history, the Modern will be illuminated with a spectacular array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season and in honor of the Museum’s 125th Anniversary. Not only will passersby be treated to a stunning display, visitors and families will be invited to enjoy nightly viewing opportunities with extended museum hours for a “must-see” holiday experience. Stop in Cafe Modern for a drink or light bite!

Dec 09, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018

Figures from the Collection offers various artists’ perspectives on people and their surroundings. The works’ subject matter ranges from autobiographical and inclusive of friends and acquaintances to historical or completely fictional. Taken entirely from the Modern’s permanent collection, the exhibition includes paintings, photographs, videos, prints, and drawings.  

LBJ
Dec 15, 2017

“What makes this a film worth paying for is the spectacularly good performance by fellow Texan Woody Harrelson as LBJ, a role he was born for.” David Sexton, London Evening Standard.

Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) goes from being a powerful Senate majority leader to a powerless vice president before he becomes the president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

R; 98 minutes

Tour
Dec 15, 2017

The aim of the Slow Art movement is to break with the often frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Slow Art at the Modern invests in this pause with a 30-minute spotlight tour focusing on one work of art. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern begins at 5:30 pm.

Third Fridays, 5:30 pm

LBJ
Dec 15, 2017

“What makes this a film worth paying for is the spectacularly good performance by fellow Texan Woody Harrelson as LBJ, a role he was born for.” David Sexton, London Evening Standard.

Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) goes from being a powerful Senate majority leader to a powerless vice president before he becomes the president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

R; 98 minutes

LBJ
Dec 15, 2017

“What makes this a film worth paying for is the spectacularly good performance by fellow Texan Woody Harrelson as LBJ, a role he was born for.” David Sexton, London Evening Standard.

Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) goes from being a powerful Senate majority leader to a powerless vice president before he becomes the president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

R; 98 minutes