Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954

This exhibition offers a concise but detailed survey of the work of Jackson Pollock (American, 1912–1956). It tracks his artistic evolution from the 1930s and early 1940s, when he made loosely figurative images based on mythical or primeval themes, to the late 1940s and early 1950s, when he pioneered the

Picasso Sculpture at MoMA

Picasso Sculpture is a sweeping survey of Pablo Picasso’s innovative and influential work in three dimensions. This will be the first such museum exhibition in the United States in nearly half a century.Over the course of his long career, Picasso devoted himself to sculpture wholeheartedly, if episodically, using both traditional and

Greater New York at PS1

MoMA PS1 presents the fourth iteration of its landmark exhibition series, begun as a collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art in 2000. Recurring every five years, the exhibition has traditionally showcased the work of emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area. Greater New York arrives in a

The Whitney Museum Opens In Its New Location May 1st

Situated between the High Line and the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, the new building will vastly increase the Whitney’s exhibition and programming space, offering the most expansive display ever of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art. The building opens to the public on May 1, 2015.Designed

Lucas Samaras - Offerings from a Restless Soul

This exhibition is drawn from the Museum's substantial holdings of works by Lucas Samaras, a compulsively productive sculptor, photographer, painter, filmmaker, and writer, who has recently donated a group of additional works to the collection. They range from the artist's curiously imaginative pastels from the early 1960s, to his innovative

Tracey Emin: Angel Without You

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, kicks off Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 with the opening of “Tracey Emin: Angel without You,” the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the acclaimed British artist Tracey Emin.On view from December 4, 2013 through March 9, 2014, this is the first-ever

Take a Virtual Tour of John Chamberlain's Rugged Bouquets of Steel at the Guggenheim

Often identified as the artist who successfully translated Abstract Expressionism into three dimensions, John Chamberlain wound through Franz Schubert, the U.S. Navy, hairdressing, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Black Mountain College poets on his path to art. In Chicago, Chamberlain admired the work of Willem de Kooning and David Smith

Get Lost in Spots: See the Trippy Environments From Yayoi Kusama's Tate Retrospective

The nine decades of Yayoi Kusama's life have taken her from rural Japan to the New York art scene to contemporary Tokyo, in a career in which she has continuously innovated and re-invented her style. Well-known for her repeating dot patterns, her art encompasses an astonishing variety of media, including

Cindy Sherman at MoMA

Cindy Sherman (American, b. 1954) is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art. Throughout her career, she has presented a sustained, eloquent, and provocative exploration of the construction of contemporary identity and the nature of representation, drawn from the unlimited supply of images

Armory Arts Week in New York City

In its fourteen years, The Armory Show has become an international institution, and every March, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world make New York City their destination. The concept of a week of arts-related events grew organically, and was formalized with the support of the city in 2009.