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Met lays off staff and projects $150 million in losses

Facing unprecedented turmoil during the coronavirus closure, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has laid off 81 of its visitor services and retail employees. The museum has also announced that it expects a shortfall of at least $100 million in revenue as it will likely remain closed through the month of July. In addition to the layoffs, […]

Highlights of Jean Pigozzi’s collection of African contemporary art on view in Zurich

Jean Pigozzi, the French collector, photographer and automobile heir recently made headlines for donating 45 works by contemporary African artists from his famed collection to the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA). The donation was the largest gift of African art that MoMA had ever received. The trove included sculptors Romuald Hazoumè from […]

Jean Pigozzi gifts 45 works by African artists to MoMA

When the Museum of Modern Art closed for renovations on June 15th, it said that its reopening in October would boast a massive rehang of their permanent collection to tell the story of the Modern and contemporary art in a new light. Just a month into its closure, the museum has received a gift that […]

David Rockefeller Estate gifts $200 million to New York’s MoMA

New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) made headlines just a few days ago when it announced it would be closing during the summer months to revamp its galleries and rehang its entire collection. The museum, though, hasn’t moved out of the spotlight of this week’s news quite yet. Shortly after the announcement was made […]

Museum Workers in New York City Fight Back

Art museum professionals are breaking free of the “passion-as-payment” mentality facing many workers in the United States. In the past six months, staff members of two different modern and contemporary art museums have unionized to protest working conditions for full-time and part-time employees. The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) has clashed with […]

2019 Young Architects Programme finalists list

The finalists for the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s 2019 Young Architects Programme (YAP) have been officially announced. Pedro & Juana, Low Design Office (LOWDO), Oana Stanescu & Akane Moriyama, Matter Design, and TO will compete in the 20th annual YAP. Each finalist will now organize a preliminary proposal for PS1’s outdoor courtyard […]

Kimberly Drew: a woman to watch

Kimberly Drew, a.k.a. @museummammy, is making her name as one of the most influential individuals in the art world. As a writer, art activist, and curator, Drew has set out to highlight black artists, and museum accessibility. Growing up in Orange, New Jersey, Drew was steeped in creativity. Orange, New Jersey – just outside of […]