In 1967, a striking yet slight work by a South African artist named Azaria Mbatha was donated to the Museum of Modern Art. The richly patterned black and white work on paper, printed from a simple sheet of cut linoleum, was made at a school called the Evangelical Lutheran Church and Read More
It’s easy to dislike George Condo. His exhibition at the New Museum was ushered in with a profile in The New Yorker replete with anecdotes about how he met his beautiful wife in a nightclub; his Upper East Side townhouses; his tastes for expensive wine and gambling; and his chauffeur-driven Mercedes. Mr. Condo was part Read More
Jackson Pollock broke the ice, Willem de Kooning once said, but many artists were making nonrepresentational art before Pollock’s mid-century breakthrough. All of them get their day in court in a sweeping new rehang at the Museum of Modern Art.
MoMA has reinstalled its incomparable collection of Abstract Expressionist paintings in an exhibition that takes Read More