I Liked the Björk Show at MoMA, Haters

On Saturday, the Björk retrospective will open to the public at MoMA in New York. It's a stiflingly small exhibit compared to her almost 40-year body of work (she released her first solo album in 1977, at the age of 12), and it focuses primarily on her notebooks and costumes from the 20-some years since Debut, along… » 3/06/15 6:00pm 3/06/15 6:00pm

Fall Deeper in Love With Tilda Swinton: Watch a Tilda Swinton Supercut

According to /bent, MoMA made this homage to Tilda Swinton back in November, when they honored her during a gala. Let's just use it as an excuse to be entranced by her acting and stunned by her range. Also, if you have not seen Orlando, remedy that with a quickness. » 3/18/14 2:40pm 3/18/14 2:40pm

A 14-Year-Old Rapper, Some Candy, And Ryan Trecartin's Weirdo Suburbia

There was a closing party for Ryan Trecartin's show "Any Ever" at the Museum of Modern Art's contemporary space, PS1, on Wednesday night, co-hosted by the museum and an online magazine called DIS. There was candy, and an open bar, and Trecartin's incredible video installations, which are about capitalism and market… » 9/02/11 4:40pm 9/02/11 4:40pm

Brangelina Wants To Dress Your Kids

Ladies Are In On Matisse's Joke

[New York, July 13. Anna Bitale and Melissa Byrd react to a sculpture by Henri Matisse during the opening reception for Matisse: Radical Invention 1913-1917 at the The Museum of Modern Art. Image via Getty] » 7/14/10 12:14pm 7/14/10 12:14pm

Tilda Swinton: Small Budgets And Big Ambitions

"I think it was sort of considered impossible on several fronts," said Orlando director Sally Potter. "I remember how deeply unfashionable this film was when we were making it," said Tilda Swinton. "People would say to us, 'A costume film?'" » 7/09/10 5:25pm 7/09/10 5:25pm

History Lessons With Tilda Swinton And Sally Potter

[New York, July 7. Actress Tilda Swinton and director Sally Potter attend the Sally Potter Retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art] » 7/08/10 10:16am 7/08/10 10:16am

Stars Look At, Wear Art At MoMA

It's too bad that the Museum of Modern art costs $20 except on Fridays, since the premiere of 'Great Directors' made it look really good. Not that I'm guessing Padma Lakshmi, Susan Sarandon and friends had to pay.... » 6/23/10 10:30am 6/23/10 10:30am

Can Marina Abramović Even See People Without Her Glasses?

Klaus Biesenbach, the curator of Marina Abramović's retrospective show, said last week, "You know, she can't see anyone without her glasses." So could the artist actually see any of the 1,545 people who sat opposite her in MoMA's atrium? » 6/08/10 5:40pm 6/08/10 5:40pm

Lady Gaga's Most Epic Footwear Yet

Gaga went to the Museum of Modern Art yesterday to check out Marina Abramović's installation. Though Gaga didn't actually sit down to face the artist, she did sport particularly insane shoes. And look at her pretty spiked face mask! » 5/07/10 10:40am 5/07/10 10:40am

Even Anna Wintour Was Smiling At Bill Cunningham's Party

Bill Cunningham, the venerable street photographer, is an unlikely fashion institution, and the premiere of Bill Cunningham New York, at the Museum of Modern Art, brought out a ton of happy heavy hitters. » 3/25/10 10:30am 3/25/10 10:30am

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Step Inside The Frightening, Surprisingly Punny World Of Tim Burton

This fall, MoMA is inviting art lovers to consider the work of the contemporary mixed-media artist who brought us PeeWee's Big Adventure, and the sight of an entire dinner party singing Harry Belafonte's Banana Boat song: Tim Burton. » 11/18/09 1:20pm 11/18/09 1:20pm

Strange, Glam, Awesome Love At Tim Burton Tribute

You know it's fab when you see Anna Wintour and the Olsens. And that it's bizarre when you see Johnny Depp, Patti Smith, and Danny DeVito. "The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute To Tim Burton" was both. » 11/18/09 10:30am 11/18/09 10:30am

Arty Types Party On With Socialites, Dionne Warwick

MoMA's 41st Annual Party in the Garden, held in, well, the Museum of Modern Art's garden, always brings out the a mix of old guard and random newbies - think Dionne, Glenn, Glenda and Estelle - and the result? Magic! » 5/27/09 10:30am 5/27/09 10:30am

Feminist Artist Makes MoMA A Woman

Pipilotti Rist is currently showing her work Pour Your Body Out at NYC's MoMA, where she turns the atrium of the museum into a womb, making over the masculine space into something inescapably feminine. » 12/30/08 1:40pm 12/30/08 1:40pm