The Pioneering Afrique sur Seine Sheds New Light on Black Paris in the 1950s
The son of filmmaker Paulin Soumanou Vieyra speaks about the legacy of his father’s film, screening at MoMA this week.
Stéphane Vieyra, Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Josh Siegel
May 11, 2022
The Traveling Word: Cecilia Vicuña on AMAzone Palabrarmas
Discover how words and images came alive for the artist, and joined together in one explosive dance.
May 10, 2022
Drawn to MoMA
Liana Finck’s Dream Museum
The cartoonist reflects on her relationship to museums following a series of major life events.
May 18, 2022
The Biography of a Painting: Henri Matisse’s The Red Studio
Watch a video about a painting ahead of its time—and learn how the public finally caught up.
May 2, 2022
Something Beautiful Waiting There for You: A Conversation with Kahlil Robert Irving
The artist speaks about community, craft, and his exhibition at MoMA.
Kahlil Robert Irving, Legacy Russell, Thelma Golden
Apr 26, 2022
Building with Nature
Watch the first episode of MoMA’s new video series on architecture and the environment, a profile of the groundbreaking SITE work of James Wines.
Dewi Tan, Carson Chan
Apr 22, 2022
Ten Minutes with K. Melchor Hall: On Black Motherhood
Listen to the acclaimed writer talk about Elizabeth Catlett’s sculpture Mother and Child, and its connections to rest, intimacy, and reproductive justice.
K. Melchor Hall
May 4, 2022
Drawn to MoMA
John Vasquez Mejias’s Bouabré or Somebody
In a series of woodcuts, Mejias wonders what inspired Frédéric Bruly Bouabré to attempt to document a culture.
John Vasquez Mejias
Apr 12, 2022
Lanka Tattersall on Christine Sun Kim’s The Sound of Temperature Rising
A deceptively simple drawing combines text, music, and American Sign Language to “set your mind on fire.”
Apr 15, 2022
Mia King on Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory
An iconic Surrealist painting shows what can happen when your subconscious mind is in the driver’s seat.
Mar 25, 2022
Henri Matisse’s The Red Studio
Watch the latest episode of our video series, in which new, surprising discoveries emerge about how Matisse made his iconic painting.
Apr 27, 2022
Architecture Must Adapt to a Changing World
On the occasion of Earth Day, architect Kunlé Adeyemi talks about reimagining buildings to coexist with people and the environment.
Kunlé Adeyemi, Carson Chan
Apr 19, 2022
Drawn to MoMA
Ellen Lindner’s Teen Art Adventures (’90s Edition)
The artist takes us on a romance-comic trip to 1990s New York City.
Mar 16, 2022
“Untitled” by Serhiy Zhadan
Read the Ukrainian novelist and poet’s haunting evocation of war.
Serhiy Zhadan, John Hennesy, Ostap Kin
Mar 23, 2022
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