Museum of Modern Art
The artist Jacob Lawrence was only 23 years old in 1941 when he made his series, called “The Migration of the Negro,” telling the story in abstract, stylized paintings full of color, movement and words.
The so-called “selfie stick” is no longer welcome in some of the city’s great museums.
Choosing a contemporary art gallery to visit from the city’s many offerings can be a daunting exercise. Here are five of the best choices available in New York City.
The Rain Room continues to be a hugely popular installation at the Museum of Modern Art. MoMA’s curator-in-chief, Klaus Biesenbach, discussed the exhibit.
Visitors say they are waiting up to nine hours to enter the Rain Room, an interactive exhibit in which water rains down except where sensors detect people.
In “The Maybe,” Swinton lies sleeping in a glass box for the day. The exhibit will move locations within the museum every time Swinton performs.
The Museum of Modern Art’s P.S. 1 in Queens this week announced the winner of its Young Architects Program, whose experimental work will be mounted at the museum this summer.
The painting “Canyon,” by Robert Rauschenberg had been in the collection of Ileana Sonnabend until her death in 2007.
The painting sold for nearly $120 million earlier this year, making it the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.
The Rolling Stones got together 50 years ago and will be celebrating that anniversary with concerts in New Jersey.
30 museums across the city are opening their doors free of charge on Saturday, and more than 1,500 cultural institutions nationwide are participating.
Fans had been lining up for days outside the Museum of Modern Art to catch a glimpse of Pattinson when appeared at the premiere of his new movie “Cosmopolis” on Monday night.
New York City is home to world-class galleries, featuring both legendary artists and up-and-coming names you’ll need to know tomorrow. Pop into any of these eight galleries for an all-access pass to some of the art scene’s most stunning works.
There’s plenty to do in the city that never sleeps for both the insomniac and broke young professional.
MoMA says the increase is needed due to escalating costs in virtually all aspects of operating the museum.