Mariana Salem on José Dolores López’s Adam and Eve and the Serpent
The devil really is in the details of this untrained artist’s ornate wooden sculpture.
Oct 15, 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, Mariana Salem, assistant director of Special Programming and Events, takes a close look at José Dolores López’s Adam and Eve and the Serpent (c. 1930) and sees the artist’s frustration and excitement in the tiniest details.
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Veronika Molnar on Constantin Brancusi’s Mlle Pogany
A wide range of influences—African, Asian, and Eastern European—harmonize in Brancusi’s sculpture.
Jun 4, 2021
Jamie Bergos on Maria Martins’s The Impossible, III
Martins’s unsettling sculpture seems to dramatize the thin line between love and hate.
May 14, 2021