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  1. best of 2018
    Jerry Saltz’s 10 Best Art Shows of 2018Including an abstract pioneer and presidential portraiture.
  2. art
    This Long-Running MoMA Show Might Restore Your Faith in UtopianismFinding solace in Bodys Isek Kingelez.
  3. architecture
    The MoMA’s Tribute to Yugoslavia’s ‘Concrete Utopia’ Is a RevelationThis hugely ambitious show portrays an idiosyncratic, multiethnic, and open postwar society that propelled itself into the industrial age with brio.
  4. exclusive
    MoMA Is Screening Twin Peaks: The Return for FreeIs it future or is it past? Is it TV or is it film?
  5. Jerry Saltz: I Give In, MoMA. You’ve Won Me Over. (Halfway, Anyway.)MoMA has been this broken spatial matrix since November 4, 2004, the day it reopened with great fanfare.
  6. podcasts
    WNYC and MoMA Are Making an Artsy Podcast with Broad City’s Abbi JacobsonTwo major New York cultural institutions are coming together to make a podcast baby.
  7. trump travel ban
    MoMa Foregrounds Art From Countries Affected by Trump Travel BanThe museum is moving pieces from the Western canon in order to showcase art from Iran, Iraq, and Sudan.
  8. This Francis Picabia Retrospective Is a Call to MutinyPicabia wakes the polis.
  9. America’s Dad Tom Hanks Wants to Reassure You That America Will Be Okay“[The constitution] is going to protect us, over and over again, whether or not our neighbors preserve and protect and defend it themselves.”
  10. art du jour
    The World’s First Emoji Are Going to Be Displayed at MoMA[Face with tears of joy emoji.]
  11. How Picasso the Sculptor Ruptured Art History“Picasso Sculpture” could be one of the great learning experiences of your seeing life.
  12. seeing out loud
    Do Not Miss MoMA’s Overwhelming Henri Matisse ExhibitionFew artists reward prolonged scrutiny more than Matisse.
  13. seeing out loud
    Jerry Saltz: My Final Word on MoMA’s Woman Problem“I’ve said this enough times, and I am done complaining about it.”
  14. art review
    Saltz on the MoMA’s Inventing AbstractionInsiders will go gaga here. But I wonder whether larger audiences will grasp the way this kind of art thrust itself to the fore in the West.
  15. art review
    Jerry Saltz: The Scream Is ComingThe Munch that ate New York.
  16. Documentary About Marina Abramovic Wins at First-Ever Champs-Elysée Film FestWho knew staring at MoMA patrons was so cutting-edge?
  17. ask an art critic
    Ask an Art Critic: Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About Anselm Kiefer and What’s Killing MoMA“Anselm Kiefer at Larry Gagosian: Thumbs-up? Thumbs-down? Why?”
  18. ask an art critic
    Ask an Art Critic: Jerry Saltz on MoMA’s Women, Auction Madness, and George W. Bush’s Official PortraitBush looks out at us undisturbed and pleased.
  19. ask an art critic
    Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About Museum Design and Self-PromotionMuseums that work, museums that don’t.
  20. art
    See Yoko Ono’s Three-Minute Orgasm Performance PieceWatch it as many times as you like!
  21. in the magazine
    MoMA and P.S. 1’s Deliberately Flimsy Pole Dance“Maybe this is flimsiness’s moment.”
  22. detective files
    Mystery of How Marina Abramovic Peed, SolvedShe didn’t.
  23. art club
    MoMA: Marina Abramovic’s Red-Velvet RopeAs with all things in New York, there’s a VIP list.
  24. high art
    Lots of People Went to See Tim Burton at MoMALots of people went to see his art.
  25. art
    ‘Marina Abramović Made Me Cry,’ the TumblrWhat super-mean insults is Marina whispering at them?
  26. art candy
    Lee Bontecou’s Mesmerizing ArtBefore 2003, she had spent decades avoiding the art world in rural Pennsylvania.
  27. bad touches
    Visitors Getting Handsy at Abramović RetrospectiveAt least three people have been removed from the gallery for inappropriate touching.
  28. art
    See Every Painting in the Museum of Modern Art in Two MinutesIt’s just like visiting the museum, if you were in an extremely fast wheelchair.
  29. art
    Meet the Marina Abramović Dopplegänger Who Hijacked Her MoMA ShowAnya Liftig wore a long blue robe and a side-braid, just like Abramović.
  30. art
    Saltz: I Made Genital Contact at the Marina Abramovic ShowHe says there’s no denying the show “will generate outrage (most likely), amazement (possibly), and huge crowds (reliably).”
  31. Chuck Close on ‘Dull’ Armory Show“Honestly, I thought it was a lot less interesting than usual.”
  32. party lines
    Burton, DeVito at MoMA Tim Burton Tribute“It’s even more surreal than a movie premiere,” the director says of his new Museum of Modern Art exhibition.
  33. art candy
    Sneak Preview: MoMA’s Tim Burton RetrospectiveSee a sprawling show of films, photos, props, and puppets, as well as a selection of immaculate, beautiful, and sinister drawings the director has done throughout his life.
  34. dash snow
    AA Bronson Remembers His Dash Show Photo Shoot“He took naked photos of me … I knew him and I liked him and I trusted him.”
  35. art
    Tim Burton Retrospective Coming to MoMAIt will run from November 2009 until April 2010.
  36. poster boy
    MoMA Cans Poster Boy AccompliceThe man responsible for creating and defacing MoMA’s subway ad campaign has been dumped by the museum.
  37. poster boy
    MoMA Denies Being Complicit With Poster BoyCBS Outdoor, the firm that installed MoMA’s ads in the Atlantic-Pacific subway station, believes MoMA approved of Poster Boy’s remix.
  38. poster boy
    Poster Boy Remixes MoMA Subway AdsOn February 10, the Museum of Modern Art launched one of its most extensive and expensive advertising campaigns in history. Then Poster Boy showed up.
  39. artsy
    Saltz: Completing Pipilotti Rist’s MoMA InstallationThe viewers let out a moan I’ve never heard in a modern-art museum before.
  40. news reel
    Pipilotti Rist Turns MoMA Into a Gigantic Vagina Eye’It’s actually an eye,’ says Rist.
  41. last night's gig
    Sigur Rós Bring Down the Museum of Modern ArtIt was a special show for Sigur Rós last night: Not only were they playing at MoMA, but they were doing it on Icelandic independence day!
  42. live from new york
    M.I.A. Rocks the MoMA Sculpture GardenAt last night’s MoMA “Party in the Garden,” stars like Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols kept cool while M.I.A. performed.
  43. the early-evening news
    Michael Moore Schedules Next Documentary for Beginning of Bush’s Third TermPlus: Another hater picked for R. Kelly’s jury, and the L.A. ‘Times’ hates on ‘Bright Shiny Morning.’
  44. news reel
    MoMA’s Glenn Lowry Bares All in DubaiDuring his keynote address at the United Arab Emirates’ Global Art Forum this weekend, Glenn Lowry threw caution — and local Muslim custom — to the wind.
  45. art candy
    MoMA Goes Shopping for a Tongue, a Trailer, and AmoxicillinOn Friday, MoMA’s opening a show of recent acquisitions to the permanent design-collection.
  46. art candy
    Infinitesimal Light and MagicBefore there was high-def or CGI Beowulf, there was, well, this.
  47. art candy
    Russians Manage to Produce Impressive Architecture Despite Oppression. In Your Face, Stalin!Richard Pare’s photo of the Shabolovka Radio Tower.
  48. news reel
    Getting Inside the Brain of Richard Serra
  49. news reel
    Damon Dash Identifies With Spider-Man
  50. tube junkie
    How to Lift a Gazillion Tons of Steel