"There’s this moment of reckoning where the audience member looks at these things, and these assumptions come into play. But then you have to figure out why, or what’s going on in relationship to that." – Sable Elyse Smith (@sable_elyse). ... Now on view in #MOOD, @studiomuseum artist in residence Sable Elyse Smith uses ready-made, seemingly mundane objects to confront stereotypes and the weight of cultural context on every day objects. Read the full interview in #MoMAMagazine: mo.ma/sable. ... Celebrate with the artist this Thursday at No Bar (25 Cooper Square, New York, NY) with a night of sonic exploration, readings, and DJ sets. RSVP at mo.ma/rsvp. ... Photos by @matthewseptimus
"Through the use of consciousness-raising texts and evocative objects and videos, Kenny not only engages with the myriad problems that face us and our implication in them, but also, surprisingly, inspires hope as well." – @artinamerica. ... Devin Kenny's ( @crashingwavy) "rootkits rootwork" explores surveillance, gentrification, and abuse of institutional power. Learn more about Kenny's stimulating political works and artistic, technology-based activism this Thursday during a live performance essay "los giros de la siguiente." Limited seating available. RSVP here: mo.ma/thursday. ... 📷: Sidney Mori
"Basically, I am trying to make home-cooked food. That’s the experience I want to give people. The concept for me is very direct and straightforward. It’s not concept driven. Many artists are complicated and big thinkers, and my food ended up being a break from that. I’m cooking food that I would like to eat and that I hope somebody else would like to eat." – @minastone. ... Mina is serving us a taste of her simple, art-inspired snacks every Saturday at #WarmUp2019 with delicious Santorini hot dogs, chickpea and cucumber salad, natural wine, and cocktails in the courtyard. Get ready for @minas.nyc opening in our restaurant space soon and read the whole interview in #MoMAMagazine at mo.ma/mina 😋
💙 Our beloved #JamesTurrell Skyspace "Meeting" will reopen this Thursday, August 1. The sunset lighting program will be partially visible during #UNIQLOFreeFridayNights and Warm Up when the museum is open late. Ticketed sunset viewings will restart in the fall. Sign up for our email list to be the first to hear when tickets are released at moma.org/newsletters. ... 📷: @pablo.enriquez
"Everything is slightly frayed in the corners; everything is hesitant, impermanent, rendered in Becker’s witty, intimate and melancholic style." @frieze_magazine lists #JulieBecker's "I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent" as a must-see this summer in NYC! Read more: mo.ma/frieze
"Now 50 years old, the [ @studiomuseum] residence program has long had a reputation for being a career clincher, though it could be argued that this year’s three participants—Allison Janae Hamilton, Tschabalala Self and Sable Elyse Smith—were already en route to stardom." – Holland Cotter. ... Beat the heat this weekend and visit #MOOD at MoMA PS1—a @nytimes must-see this summer! Read more: mo.ma/nyt. ... 🖼: @tschabalalaself, Milk Chocolate, 2017. Courtesy Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York. Photo: Zachary Balber; @sable_elyse, Coloring Book 31, 2019. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Adam Reich; @allisonjanaehamilton, Wacissa (still), 2019. Single-channel video projection. Courtesy the artist.
Life is like a hot pink nylon hammock 💕 Come out tonight from 4 to 8 p.m. for after-hours access to the galleries and a summer evening outdoors in #YAP2019. Enjoy the perfect combo of art, architecture, and cocktails with free admission courtesy of @uniqloUSA. mo.ma/ps1fridays #UNIQLOFreeFridayNights. ... 📷 😍: Young Architects Program winners @pedroyjuana. Photo by Alycia Kravitz. ... #YAP2019 is sponsored by @BloombergDotOrg. Major support is provided by @Allianz, MoMA's partner for design and innovation.
Did somebody say Warm Up this Saturday? "The summer-long series has a reputation for recognizing exceptional talent." – @i_d. ... We're just getting started 😈 There are six more Saturdays of the best in live and electronic music, dancing, balloon drops, frozen cocktails, hanging out in #YAP2019, and cooling down in the galleries. Lineup highlights for the rest of the season include genrefluid Brooklyn producer Tygapaw ( @tygapaw), electronic musician Sho Madjozi ( @shomadjozi), who blends hip-hop and house music with traditional South African sounds, and Nigerian-born rapper Flohio ( @flohio), known for her real and relentless sound. Read more at mo.ma/i-D and check out the full lineup at moma.org./warmup. 📷: @ryanmuir
On view through September 2, "rootkits rootwork" marks Devin Kenny's ( @crashingwavy) first solo museum show. His work raises timely questions about the shape of racial politics and community in contemporary America, interrogating the interconnected dynamics of gentrification, displacement, and diaspora. Learn more at: mo.ma/kenny
"We’re constantly confronted on social media with how similar our lives are to others, so when I think about the images I post myself, I find them generic and uninteresting in terms of sources for paintings. In found images, I react to things that are not me but are still autobiographical in a more interesting way than my own photos!" – Gina Beavers (@gina_beavers). ... We visited #GinaBeavers in her studio to chat about her collection of stock photos, true crime, and consumption in the age of @instagram. Read the full interview in #MoMAMagazine: mo.ma/read
Sunday at 2 p.m., join @studiomuseum 2018–19 artist in residence Allison Janae Hamilton ( @allisonjanaehamilton), filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary (@j_______g_______), and musicologist Dr. Matthew Morrison of @nyuniversity, to discuss the rich social, historical, and geographical references informing Hamilton's latest body of work created for #MOOD. More info: moma/air
Haven't you heard? We're open late on Friday nights with free admission from 4–8 p.m. Hang out in a "Hórama Rama" hammock, enjoy cocktails in the courtyard, and explore our current exhibitions: mo.ma/ps1fridays. ... #YAP2019 is sponsored by @BloombergDotOrg. Major support is provided by @Allianz, MoMA's partner for design and innovation. ... Photo by @ryanmuir
"As Fattal emphasizes throughout her works, mortality is an eternal conundrum faced by heroes and ordinary people alike. The title in this context also conjures the quotidian labor of daily life and art making, inclusive of both remarkable and unremarkable moments. " – Ruba Katrib ( @rubakatrib), Curator. ... Now available at @artbookps1, this beautifully illustrated publication accompanies "Simone Fattal: Works and Days," the artist's first solo museum exhibition in the United States. On view through September 2: mo.ma/fattal 📗: @vancewellenstein 📷: @pdpd.pd
“The picture is an object of desire, the desire for the signification that is known to be absent.” – #DouglasCrimp. ... We are feeling the loss of our friend Douglas Crimp, who we were grateful to know and work with on "Greater New York" in 2015. His impact on the New York City art community and his far reaching writings on art criticism and AIDS have left an enduring mark.
Looking for something to do for the holiday weekend? Hang out in this year's Young Architects Program installation "Hórama Rama" by @pedroyjuana tomorrow during #UNIQLOFreeFridayNights. 💦 Enjoy cocktails in the courtyard and chill out in a hammock by the waterfall 4–8 p.m. ... MoMA PS1 Chief Curator Peter Eleey calls it a "fantastical wilderness, a visual refuge from the city...by juxtaposing two landscapes in transition—the jungle and the Long Island City skyline—they draw attention to the evolving conditions of our environment, both globally and locally, at a crucial moment." Via @wallpapermag mo.ma/wallpaper. ... #YAP2019 is sponsored by @BloombergDotOrg. Major support is provided by @Allianz, MoMA's partner for design and innovation.
Spend #4thofJuly with Gina Beavers (@gina_beavers) whose paintings "American Flag Love," (2012) and "A. K. Nails" (2016) reveal the darker side of American patriotism ➡️. We're open today and tomorrow from noon to 6 p.m: mo.ma/gina #IndependenceDay
"There is a deep complexity to @simonefattal’s work. It takes time to notice the details. And there is a rich history behind each subject she invokes, from Gilgamesh to Adam and Eve to Mount Saninne, an important and impressive mountain in Lebanon. Going through her work is like traveling through a range of ancient civilizations, archeology, the history of poetry, and into persistent archetypes." – Ruba Katrib ( @rubakatrib), curator of “Simone Fattal: Works and Days,” on view through September 2. ... Read more about Katrib's job and the importance of #SimoneFattal’s work at mo.ma/askkatrib #MoMAmagazine. ... 📷: @matthewseptimus
💜 Today is the 50th anniversary of the #Stonewall Uprisings, a series of protests that launched the modern LGBTQ civil-rights movement. This #Pride, learn about the movement’s impact on the art world through our friends at @leslielohmanmuseum’s exhibition #ArtAfterStonewall. ... Peter Hujar. "Daniel Ware (Cockette)". 1971. © 1987 The Peter Hujar Archive LLC; Adam Rolston. "I Am Out Therefore I Am." 1989. Courtesy the artist; Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; Cathy Cade. "Sisterhood Feels Good," Los Angeles. 1972. Courtesy the artist; Peter Hujar. "Gay Liberation Front Poster." 1970. Gift of the Peter Hujar Archive, LLC. Collection of Leslie-Lohman Museum.
⚡⚡Just announced, our new director Kate Fowle (@kate.fowle) comes to us from Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow ( @garagemca) where she was the Chief Curator, as well as the recent director-at-large of the New York-based Independent Curators International ( @curatorsintl). We are so excited to welcome you to the team, Kate! 🌹HBD from all of us to you! ... Read more via @nytimes at mo.ma/news
🔜 Come to our party with @Chromat on Friday, 8 p.m. to midnight! Celebrate QUEER JOY with your fav #ChromatBABE DJs in a glowing rainbow bouncy castle, live performances, a panel on queer joy, karaoke, a zine making workshop, and special installations by Chromat's community of queer collaborators. Get tickets: mo.ma/natm. ... 🏳️🌈 DJS: @DjHaram, @LOKA.000 and @yu_who. 🏳️🌈 PERFORMANCES: @AJAthekween and @Slayrizz. 🏳️🌈 INSTAGRAM takeover by our Media Sponsor @teenvogue. 🏳️🌈 ZINE WORKSHOP: learn about bell hooks, art, and liberation with @orange.mooon of @FempowerMIA. 🏳️🌈 PANEL: Talk about how to sustain queer joy with @IhartEricka, @1demerith and @1inamilli0nangel moderated by @venusroots of Fempower. 🏳️🌈 KARAOKE: hosted by @cocolayne with visuals by @Nitemind. 🏳️🌈 SHOP: Chromat zines and merch available with proceeds going to the @AudreLordeProject. 🏳️🌈 PLUS: jump around a bouncy castle with an installation by @pvssykrew. 🏳️🌈 YAP: be among the first to experience the #YAP2019 installation, "Hórama Rama," an immersive junglescape complete with a waterfall by @pedroyjuana 💦💦 Graphics by @bedfullofdirt
🐴 Monday is made better by #SimoneFattal. See over 200 works by @simonefattal straddling the contemporary, the archaic, and the mythic in her first solo museum exhibition in the United States. mo.ma/fattal
“MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2018–19” resituates the often trending social media hashtag which describes any relatable moment, whether profound or banal. Working across a range of media and materials, each artist manifests their perception of the present moment in the United States—embodying the current #mood. ... Swipe to see Sable Elyse Smith (@sable_elyse), Allison Janae Hamilton ( @allisonjanaehamilton), and Tschabalala Self ( @tschabalalaself) on this #NationalSelfieDay and follow @studiomuseum for more inside the exhibition on view at MoMa PS1 through September 8: mo.ma/mood #MuseumInstaSwap. ... 📸: @matthewseptimus / courtesy of the artists 🤳🏽
Housed in a site-specific structure, Radical Reading Room offers a place for ongoing discussion and exchange of texts centering black thought and the creation of black art. @studiomuseum invites you to browse the available materials and contribute your own! Visit studiomuseum.org/radicalreadingroom for the full list of contributors. #MuseumInstaSwap. ... Studio Museum 127, @studiomuseum‘s temporary programming space, is located at 429 West 127th Street. Coming up: @wellreadblackgirl is hosting the Studio Salon next month 📚 ... 📸: Adam Reich
Looking for @studiomuseum? While their new building is under construction, you can find special projects and exhibitions all around Harlem. For #MuseumInstaSwap, we’re starting at George Bruce Library on 125th Street where “Future Continuous,” is on view through July 26. Rooted in the Harlem community, the exhibition brings together multidisciplinary artist Kambui Olujimi ( @kambuiolujimi) and street photographer Andre D. Wagner (@photodre). ... Olujimi presents drawings of his own dreams and those of his community collected over the past decade. Against Olujimi’s dreamscape, Wagner presents a constellation of silver gelatin prints that celebrate the quotidian—the extraordinary in the everyday. ... 📸: @lizlig
"I think the intent is to speak about women. It is a liberation of women's spirits and minds and body. It is celebratory in kind of a wild, wanton way." – #NancySpero. ... 🆘 LAST CHANCE! Closing Sunday, "Paper Mirror" surveys the full scope of Spero’s career, from her Black Paintings of the 1950s through the early 2000s. Don't miss a chance to see the work of a New York giant: mo.ma/spero. ... Photo by @wlodarczyk
Tomorrow is Freaky Friday (aka #MuseumInstaSwap) ♥️ We’ll be sharing updates from our friends at @studiomuseum all day long. ICYMI, The Studio Museum in Harlem’s artists in residence Allison Janae Hamilton ( @allisonjanaehamilton), Tschabalala Self ( @tschabalalaself), and Sable Elyse Smith (@sable_elyse) are exhibiting their work at MoMA PS1 in “MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2018–19.” While Studio Museum builds their new David Adjaye-designed home on West 125th Street in Harlem, we’ll be hosting exhibitions and special programs in a multi-year partnership across MoMA PS1 and @themuseumofmodernart. More: mo.ma/mood. ... Follow @studiomuseum for a behind-the-scenes look at their residency program and all their Harlem-based art happenings.
Last night we partied the night away at our annual benefit gala in celebration of Board co-Vice Chair Sarah Arison ( @saraharison) and artists #TitusKaphar, Reginald Dwayne Betts ( @dwaynebetts), and Simone Fattal ( @simonefattal). Many thanks to the masterminds behind the magic, our friends at @vaquera.nyc, who threw an incredible Midsummer Masquerade after party with Zsela ( @zsela), and Raúl de Nieves ( @norauls) of @hairbone 🔮 ... 🙏Shoutout to our sponsors: Taylor Creative ( @taylorcreativeinc), Acqua Panna ( @acquapannaUSA), Aviation Gin ( @aviationgin), Casillero Diablo (@casillero_diablo), Coney Island Brewery ( @coneyislandbeer), Flor de Cana Rum ( @flordecanarum), Reyka Vodka (@reyka_vodka), Milagro Tequila ( @milagrotequila), Monkey Shoulder ( @MonkeyShoulder), JAJA Tequila ( @jaja), Material Vodka ( @materialvodka), and Lady M Cake Boutique ( @ladymcakes
Happy #Juneteenth. Today commemorates the abolition of slavery in the United States in 1865. ... Now on view, Devin Kenny's ( @crashingwavy) "Juneteenth rap explosion" alludes to a legendary party that Houston-based musician DJ Screw held in Smithville, Texas on Juneteenth in 1999. The work consists of a t-shirt that Kenny has emblazoned with a graphic made from collaged archival materials including a flyer for the event and one of the tracklists Screw would have used in the process of producing one of his famed “grey tapes.” Devin Kenny's work raises timely questions about the shape of racial politics and community in contemporary America, interrogating the interconnected dynamics of gentrification, displacement, and diaspora. See it yourself: mo.ma/kenny
Missing @themuseumofmodernart? Head to MoMA PS1 for #UNIQLOFreeFridayNights with free admission from 4–8 p.m. for the perfect summer evening with after hours access to our exhibitions and cocktails in the courtyard every Friday through September 6. Courtesy of @uniqlousa. mo.ma/ps1fridays. ... Photo by @mary.kang
The @nytimes calls our major survey on #NancySpero mandatory viewing: "Her works are radical, topical and inspiring, and time is running out on what our critic calls a stunning show at MoMA PS1...In more than 100 paintings, prints and collages made over six decades, Ms. Spero artfully tackled the issues of her day, yet the pieces feel shockingly relevant to our own moment." Read the full review: mo.ma/nancy. ... Photo by @matthewseptimus
Closing soon, #ZhengGuogu: Visionary Transformation represents the "tantric imagination for the digital age," according to @nytimes. See these large scale works in person for a closer look. mo.ma/guogu
MoMA PS1 and fashion collective Vaquera (@vaquera.nyc) invite you to our Gala After Party—a Midsummer Masquerade celebrating the summer solstice with a night of mystery and magic at @themuseumofmodernart on Tuesday, June 18. Come in your finest disguise and dance until the clock strikes midnight with Mistervacation (@realistic_lacefront), DJ Bebe (@bebe__91), Oscar Nñ ( @oscarnn), and a surprise live performance to be announced. BYO mask and enjoy cocktails and sweet midsummer treats. Tickets are $100 benefiting MoMA PS1's Annual Exhibition Fund. Get yours at mo.ma/afterparty
☀️ T-24 days til #WarmUp2019 ☀️ ... In their round-up of the city's best in summer nightlife @newyorkermag says "Warm Up pulses with some of the most innovative rising artists, including the trilingual Catalan singer and rapper Bad Gyal (July 13) and the quick-tongued U.K. rapper Flohio (Aug. 3)." See the lineup and get your tickets now at moma.org/warmup
#JulieBecker: I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent is the first museum survey exhibition devoted to Becker and a rare opportunity for New York City audiences to see the iconic L.A. artist's work. Now on view: mo.ma/becker. ... Photos by @matthewseptimus
🥩#FoodPorn has nearly 200 million photos of food, ranging from the meticulously manicured to the notoriously unappetizing. From fitness influencers to Martha Stewart, social media is used to capture what we consume, only to be reconsumed as #content. Artist Gina Beavers uses this content to create visions of our digitally mediated lives. #GinaBeavers: The Life I Deserve is a must-see IRL: mo.ma/gina
🖼️🕰🐠📅Julie Becker will see you now. ... Opening Sunday at our Summer Open House, #JulieBecker “I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent” articulates the estrangement of late capitalism. Step into her architectural spaces at actual scale and in miniature: mo.ma/becker. ... Sunday at 2 p.m., a conversation with curators Richard Birkett of Institute of Contemporary Art, London and Jocelyn Miller, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1 will celebrate the opening of the exhibition. Free and open to the public: mo.ma/openhouse. ... Julie Becker. "Researchers, Residents, A Place to Rest." 1993-1996. Mixed-media installation. Courtesy Greene Naftali, New York, ICA, London, and MOCA, Los Angeles. Photo: Mark Blower
Writer, art critic, activist, and curator Lucy Lippard described #NancySpero as “secretary to the apocalypse,” and her works as “long scrolls like an attenuated image of the artist in a paper mirror." From 1966 onward, Spero worked primarily on paper―pinning her fragile compositions directly to the wall―and women’s history gradually but emphatically became the central subject of her art. Closing June 23, don't miss this rare opportunity to see over 100 works by an icon in "Paper Mirror" mo.ma/spero ... Photos by @matthewseptimus
"I try to build out an idea with bits and pieces of scrap. If I’m working on an entire show, I’ll make sketches for each piece. It helps me think about how the works will relate to one another within the exhibition space.” ... Tschabalala Self's ( @tschabalalaself) textile works are inspired by people on the streets of Harlem. For her, @studiomuseum's Artist-in-Residence program is a homecoming. Her return to Harlem inspired a new exploration of form: she experiments with shadows, and invites us into the consciousness of her extravagant subjects. Learn more about Tschabalala in @nytimes, ahead of the Artist-in-Residence exhibition opening this Sunday at MoMA PS1: mo.ma/self ... Hear from Self at an artist talk on Sunday at 4 p.m. along with Allison Janae Hamilton, and Sable Elyse Smith: mo.ma/openhouse 📸: Julie Bidwell
Summer cookout but make it art 🍖 ... Explore three new exhibitions opening on Sunday featuring the work of artists #JulieBecker, Devin Kenny ( @crashingwavy), and @studiomuseum artists in residence Allison Janae Hamilton ( @allisonjanaehamilton), Tschabalala Self ( @tschabalalaself), and Sable Elyse Smith (@sable_elyse). Enjoy a full day of conversations with artists and curators, free and open to the public. See the full schedule: mo.ma/openhouse. ... 📸: Devin Kenny. "Do You Even Talk To Your Neighbors?" 2018; Julie Becker. "Researchers, Residents, A Place to Rest." 1993-1996. Courtesy Greene Naftali, New York, ICA, London, and MOCA, Los Angeles. Photo: Mark Blower; Allison Janae Hamilton, Wacissa (still), 2019. Courtesy the artist; Tschabalala Self, “Red Dog”, 2019. Courtesy Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York. Photo: Zachary Balber; Sable Elyse Smith, “Coloring Book 31”, 2019. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Adam Reich
“Humble forms of epic proportions constitute #SimoneFattal’s oeuvre. In her sculptures of human forms, modest clay figures are rendered with just enough detail to be discernible as individual, but also abstract enough to be anyone, from any time...In its entirety, Fattal’s work constructs a world that has emerged from history, from memory, and from an attempt to bring forth who and what has passed into the present.”– Ruba Katrib, Curator. ... Meet nearly 200 figures, homes, bridges, animals, trees, and other objects forged in ceramic, stoneware, terracotta, bronze, and porcelain. Now on view: mo.ma/fattal
"The ghosts are Native citizens today. We’re what’s left from the massacres." – Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds. ... In his exhibition "Surviving Active Shooter Custer," the Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation artist, activist, and teacher Edgar Heap of Birds makes the case that America’s atrocities against Native people permeate our culture today. Read more via @hyperallergic and hear from the artist at our open house on June 9: mo.ma/more
Inspired by the psychological, cinematic, and physical geographies of her hometown of Los Angeles, #JulieBecker produced a rarely-seen body of installations, sculptures, drawings, photographs, and videos immersed in the human psyche’s formulation of truth, fiction, and myth. "Julie Becker: I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent" opens on June 9 at our summer open house, free and open to the public: mo.ma/openhouse
While @studiomuseum builds their new home on West 125th Street, the annual Artist-in-Residence exhibition will take place here at MoMA PS1. #MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2018–19 will feature the work of Allison Janae Hamilton ( @allisonjanaehamilton), Tschabalala Self ( @tschabalalaself), and Sable Elyse Smith (@sable_elyse). See it first at our spring open house on June 9: mo.ma/openhouse. ... The exhibition is presented as part of a multi-year partnership between The Studio Museum in Harlem, @themuseumofmodernart, and MoMA PS1. Building on the institutions’ existing affiliations and shared values, this wide-ranging collaboration encompasses exhibitions and programming at both The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1. ... Photo: @madeleine_sees
Round up the crew for an evening outdoors tomorrow night at Springtoberfest. This one-night-only beer garden will be the best place to drink under the stars in all of NYC. Enjoy selections from our favorite Queens-based breweries and food vendors, plus, a live DJ set by @JADALAREIGN, outdoor screenings, and after-hours access to the galleries to explore our current exhibitions. Tickets: mo.ma/natm. ... Breweries: @bigalicebrewing, @fifthhammerbeer, @rockawaybrewco, @singlecutbeer, @licbeerproject, and @mikkeller.nyc. ... Food vendors: @whatsthedillaz, @speedyshucker23, and @dumplinggalaxy
#FridayFeeling 👍 ... See @Gina_Beavers's "The Life I Deserve" at MoMA PS1 for a cache of meme-able artworks born from @instagram and the Internet. mo.ma/gina. ... Gina Beavers. "Ab Tie." 2015. Courtesy the artist and GNYP Gallery.
🙏The deity is in the details. #ZhengGuogu: Visionary Transformation is a must-see in person. On view through June 23, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the US features 12 paintings that refashion Buddhist meditation paintings, or "thangkas," which commonly depict a central deity and the mystical realm they occupy. Zheng digitally layers multiple “thangkas” into a single hallucinatory image, which he then transfers onto canvas using a number of techniques, sometimes even applying oil paint with a syringe in a manner that evokes beading or embroidery. Swipe right for some close-ups of these paintings, and plan a visit to 👀 them yourself: mo.ma/guogu. ... Photos by @matthewseptimus
Coming this fall, a group exhibition unfolding across MoMA PS1's entire building will examine the legacies of American-led military engagement in Iraq. "Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011" will reveal how this period of war was defined by unsettling intersections of spectacularized violence, xenophobia, oil dependency, and new imperialisms. ... The exhibition features the work of over 50 artists based in Iraq and its diasporas, as well as responses to the war from artists in the West, including Afifa Aleiby, Dia Azzawi, Thuraya al-Baqsami (@thuraya.albaqsami), Paul Chan, Harun Farocki, Guerrilla Girls ( @guerrillagirls), Thomas Hirschhorn, Hiwa K, Hanaa Malallah, Monira Al Qadiri ( @moniraism), Nuha al-Radi, Ala Younis ( @alayounis), and many more. mo.ma/gulfwar. ... Afifa Aleiby, Gulf War, 1991. Courtesy the artist.
ISO: art, music, and social media loving students looking for the perfect summer internship 🔍 Intern with us during #WarmUp2019 and be a part of the magic every Saturday, all summer long. We have paid positions available in live programming and marketing. Apply by Sunday, May 5 at mo.ma/internships. ... Marketing: Learn how we use social media and marketing to promote our programs and join the social media team that covers each live event 🤳 Live Programming: Join the team that interfaces with artists and learn how a music festival is coordinated behind-the-scenes 🎈