5 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before January 1

  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27

    Screening: Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom at MoMA
    Released in 1975, the year that Pasolini was murdered, Salò, which is based on the Marquis de Sade’s book 120 Days of Sodom, tells the story, in graphic detail, of Italian fascists abusing and humiliating a group of young people after the fall of Mussolini. It’s not exactly easy watching—it’s banned in several countries—but it is bravely unflinching in its dark, prescient vision. (MoMA’s Pasolini retrospective runs through Jan. 5.)
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