Cara Manes on Vasudeo S. Gaitonde’s Painting, 4
A curator finds a contemplative space in Gaitonde’s Zen Buddhism–inspired painting.
Jul 30, 2021
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Cara Manes, Associate Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture, discovers a haven from the chaos of the everyday amid the “silence” and imperfection of Vasudeo S. Gaitonde’s Painting, 4.
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Sheldon A. Clarke on Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night
A MoMA security officer sees Van Gogh’s much-loved painting as a reminder never to give up on artistic vision.
Jul 23, 2021
Heidi Hirschl Orley on Séraphine Louis’s Tree of Paradise
A long-overdue cleaning reveals a world of vibrant color in a painting from the late 1920s.
Jun 18, 2021