The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has reopened after a 5-month closure to renovate and expand gallery space at the iconic museum. We visited for the MoMA for the first time since it reopened to see Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl’s Window. Dear reader, it’s totally worth the trip. Here’s our report on the Betye Saar exhibit in New York.
Art plus spirituality and religious faith can make for a transforming experience. Where can one find artist-designed houses of worship, though? Here are 15 of the most beautiful and noteworthy artist-designed chapels in the world.
Four elegant African women currently grace the facade of the Met in New York City; each one is seated on her own elevated pedestal. And each one maintains a regal air. These majestic bronze sculptures, the first in the new annual Facade Commission at the Metropolitan Museum, are the work of Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu. You. Have. To. See. Them. We did, and here’s our report.
What’s the Roof Commission at the Met Museum like this year? Celestial spheres form a miniature solar system in ParaPivot by Alicja Kwade, the 2019 Met Museum Roof Garden Commission. Here’s our photo journal to this marvelous site-specific installation at the Roof Garden at the Met.
In recent weeks, we’ve noticed a boomlet in the number of museum exhibitions around the world highlighting the art of weaving and textiles. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 5 outstanding exhibits on the art of weaving and textiles that are currently underway. Some of them close at the end of October, so get out there and catch them before they’re gone!