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MoMA to close for 4 months to make room for renovations

On June 15th, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will close its doors heading into the summer for four months to undertake the final stage of the museum’s $400 million renovations. The museum will forego summer tourism revenue in the hopes for an even greater return after they reopen on October 21st. After reconfiguring […]

The Museum of Modern Art receives gift of over 800 drawings

New York’s Museum of Modern Art recently received a massive donation of 800 works from the Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Instruction Drawing Collection. In a January 29th press release, the institution expressed that the monumental donation would ‘bridge the gap between the flash of an idea and the completed artwork,’ to use the Silvermans […]

Artist highlight: Charles White (1918-1979)

Working during a pivotal moment in US history, this American artist created powerful works as an artist of colour for people of colour. His life and works continue to influence artist and are the subject of a new retrospective.     Charles White (1918-1979) created powerful images of African Americans over the course of his […]