Tag Archives: MOMA

NYC: MoMA Adds Gilbert Baker’s Rainbow Flag To Their Permanent Collection

Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker tips us that the MoMA has added one of his flags to their permanent collection. From their letter to him: On behalf of the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, I am excited to formally announce that your work, the Rainbow Flag, has been acquired into the collection of The ...

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TRAILER: Bjork’s Black Lake

Via Pitchfork: On March 7, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art will open the Björk retrospective Björk, an exhibit that will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” Today, the artist shared a teaser of the video and sound installation “Black Lake”, which will be a part of the exhibition. Watch the teaser below. ...

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Kraftwerk At The MOMA

Seminal electronic quartet Kraftwerk is down to the final show of their sold out eight night stand at the MOMA’a Marron Atrium, where each night they’ve played one of their groundbreaking albums in its entirety. I would have attended at least one of the shows (Trans-Europe Express!), but the madness of ticket acquisition was so terrifically redonk, it spawned new ...

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MoMA Gets Censored Smithsonian Exhibit

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art has acquired the video created by late gay artist David Wojnarowicz, which was pulled by the Smithsonian after an outcry from the GOP and the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue. The museum acquired both the original 13-minute version of the video, titled “A Fire in My Belly,” and a separate 7-minute excerpt made by ...

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Every MOMA Painting In Two Minutes

Jen Carlson at Gothamist finds the greatest stuff.

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Nouveau Nouvel

A futuristic 75-story tower will rise in midtown next to the MOMA. According to the glowing review in the NY Times: Designed by the architect Jean Nouvel for a site next to the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown promises to be the most exhilarating addition to the skyline in a generation. Its faceted exterior, tapering to a series of ...

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