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  • MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building

    MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building
    The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
  • New Directors/New Films Sets Seven Titles Including 'The Double' Starring Jesse Eisenberg

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art have set the inititial films on the slate of the 43rd annual New Directors/New Films Festival this spring. Among the seven movies announced, Richard Ayoade's "The Double," the follow-up to...
  • Small-town Williamsburg learned to love Mrs. Rockefeller's pioneering tastes

    Small-town Williamsburg learned to love Mrs. Rockefeller's pioneering tastes
    Williamsburg residents had plenty of reason to be curious when a pioneering folk art collection assembled by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller went on view inside the newly restored Ludwell Paradise House on Jan. 16, 1935. Few people before her had viewed ...
  • Animator Michael Sporn, an Oscar Nominee, Dies at 67

    Michael Sporn, an Academy Award nominee for best animated short film and the director of more than 30 television specials for outlets such as HBO, PBS, Showtime and CBS, died of pancreatic cancer in New York City on January 19. He was 67. Long a mainstay...
  • Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson Kiss and Make Up on Set of 'Gimme Shelter'

    A plucky indie that wrapped in 2011 finally got the star treatment at a special screening at New York's Museum of Modern Art on Jan. 22. Ron Krauss' "Gimme Shelter," starring Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones and Brendan Fraser, is based...
  • Tilda Swinton Celebrates Her Birthday With MoMA Fete

    Tuesday night as the polls closed on the New York mayoral election, current Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent his evening chatting with Tilda Swinton during the 6th annual Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit cocktail hour. Swinton, the night's honoree, is the...
  • 'Our Man Gregory La Cava' starts with 'My Man Godfrey' at Wilder

    'Our Man Gregory La Cava' starts with 'My Man Godfrey' at Wilder
    Who speaks up for Gregory La Cava? Not only that, who has even heard of him anymore? Once regarded as one of the best of Hollywood's comedy directors — W.C. Fields waspishly called him the second funniest man in America — La Cava, despite...
  • Tilda Swinton wears Karl Lagerfeld's design to film benefit

    Tilda Swinton wears Karl Lagerfeld's design to film benefit
    Tilda Swinton wore an outfit designed by Karl Lagerfeld to the Museum of Modern Art's 2013 Film Benefit: A Tribute to Tilda Swinton, which was sponsored by Chanel. And she posed with the designer on the red carpet. [WWD] Jennifer Lawrence has joined the...
  • Review: Powerful 'Extreme Measures' is in moment with Chris Burden

    NEW YORK — Chris Burden's sculpture "The Other Vietnam Memorial" is not included in the compelling retrospective of the Los Angeles-based artist's four-decade career, which fills all five floors at the New Museum here as well as the building's...
  • Berlin Fest, MoMA Plan Retro Focused on Use of Light in Film

    The Retrospective section of the Berlin Film Festival will focus on the use of light in movie-making, the event said Thursday. The section will be curated by Deutsche Kinemathek in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where the movies...
  • Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries

    Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries
    As a creator of narrative art, Mark Stock says nothing is more fun than staging a photo shoot for a painting he has yet to make. So when Stock decided to revisit one of his more popular subjects — interpreting the artistic, historical and personal...