Ann Temkin on Tarsila do Amaral’s The Moon

The Brazilian artist’s 1928 “moonscape” expands our understanding of the world of art.
Nov 6, 2020

In our latest online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Ann Temkin, The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture, talks about Tarsila do Amaral’s continent-spanning vision, and the inspiring rediscoveries that change how we understand modernism.

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