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The Reason Fashion Museums Avoid Controversy

As a new fashion exhibition exploring Catholicism opens at the Met, we look at how museums often favor the uplifting messages clothing carry at the expense of their troubling associations.
Haley Mlotek
5.14.18
Art
Art

This MoMA Show Asks You to Confront Racism—Both in Strangers and Yourself

In her MoMA retrospective, conceptual artist Adrian Piper explores identity, narrative, and the responsibilities of embodiment.
Larissa Pham
4.3.18
Art
Art

MoMA's New Photography Show Is a Testament to Being Human

"Being: New Photography 2018" is comprised of work by 17 photographers, all under 45, from eight countries.
Sarah Valdez
3.22.18
Art
Art

Tania Brugera's Performance Was Banned in Cuba, But You Can See It at MoMA Now

Clear your schedule: Only four people are allowed in at once.
Sarah Valdez
2.2.18
Fashion
Fashion

The New Wave of the Merch Trend Is Highbrow as Hell

Adjust your monocle: it's time to rep "The New Yorker," the "New York Times," and the Museum of Modern Art.
Tyler Watamanuk
2.1.18
Fashion
Fashion

You Have to Spend a Week in Japan to Get Shoes from Lady Gaga's Favorite Designer

Noritaka Tatehana is best known for the shoes he crafts for Daphne Guinness and Lady Gaga, but he’s also on a mission to bring a sense of history to his customers.
Christina Cacouris
12.8.17
Art
Art

Is Stephen Shore the Most Influential Photographer of the 20th Century?

Stephen Shore's triumphant MoMA retrospective surveys the work of a Warholian shutterbug whose lifelong embrace of the medium's vernacular forms has now earned him a healthy following on Instagram.
Saul Anton
11.20.17
Art
Art

MoMA Revisits Club 57, Basquiat's Haunt of Choice

A comprehensive nostalgic trawl remembers, but doesn't quite reproduce, the freewheeling DIY spirit of an early-'80s downtown New York hub.
CARLO McCORMICK
11.1.17
Fashion
Fashion

MoMA vs. Dover Street Market: Battle of the Fashion Souvenir Shops

If the merchandise inspired by MoMA’s new fashion exhibition doesn’t move you, Dover Street Market’s new floor has a selection of reasonably priced souvenirs for fashion obsessives.
Danny Shapiro
10.16.17