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Darren Bader: Images at MoMA PS1

Last Monday I headed to Queens to visit MoMA PS1. I had heard of PS1 a few times, but had never made the effort to actually go. It was in Queens after all. The good news is that the trip … Continue reading

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Rivers and Tributaries: An Interview with writer and director Carin Jean White, SoA Directing MFA ‘11

All artists need to overcome a fear of failure in order to continue creating their work – the failure to be good enough, to choose the right path, to be accepted, loved, to make the right artistic choices. Rivers and Tributaries, … Continue reading

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Just Because the Dinosaurs are Old Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Have Cool Gadgets

Getting around any museum in New York can be tough—not everyone can be as easy as a giant one-way spiral. But for those of you without an apprehension about technology, a couple museums are making it easier. The brain trust … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic Has Left the Building

I love the museums in this city (who doesn’t…?), and while I try to get to them as often as possible, it’s not terribly common for an individual exhibit to thrill me enough for a repeat visit. Three years ago, … Continue reading

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Does Contextual Background Lead to Artistic Appreciation?

Common wisdom states that the more you know about a work of art, the more likely you are to appreciate it. A new study says that this isn’t true at all; providing context may actually be counterproductive. Psychologist Kenneth Bordens … Continue reading

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Fall at MoMA. Plan Accordingly.

It seemed a silly tagline for MoMA’s full-page advertisement in the NYTimes a few weeks back. But considering the exhibitions on the fall program of NYC’s premier venue for modern art, “Plan Accordingly” is the best advice anyone could give … Continue reading

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