Every year, New York’s design community eagerly awaits the announcement of the Young Architecture Program, a sort of kingmaker for burgeoning firms. The winner of the competition then creates–the architects must not only design but build–the summer pavilion for the MoMA P.S. 1 Warm-Up series.
The program is now entering its 12th year, and past Read More
In 1958, artist Mark Rothko received a commission to paint a series of murals for the brand-new Four Seasons restaurant. As visitors to the tony restaurant might have noticed then and now, Rothko’s work isn’t there on its walls. A new two-character Broadway play, Red, opening April 1, explores why—or does it?
The play, a Read More
Five months into Klaus Biesenbach’s directorship of the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, the board of directors that will take the Museum of Modern Art’s kunsthalle in Queens into the post–Alanna Heiss era is taking shape. P.S.1 board chair and former MoMA president Agnes Gund told The Observer that newly appointed members of the board include Read More
P.S. 1 has a new director—only the second in its history, writes The Times. Klaus Biesenbach, who has held curatorial positions at both P.S. 1 and MoMA, was “a self-evident choice. . . Far and away the most qualified person for the job,” in the words of MoMA director Glenn Lowry.
On March 1, PopRally — MoMA and P.S.1’s “young” programming series that’s produced concerts by the likes of Patti Smith, Cat Power and Les Savy Fav — is presenting a dance party in conjunction with the forthcoming exhibition Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today, which opens at MoMA the following Read More