Posted by Diana on April 13, 2010 - 2:28pm

The second artist for the Teen-Artist Program was Sean Ibanez, who introduced the students...

Posted by Andrea D. on April 6, 2010 - 3:02pm
Categories: On the Walls

The first time I encountered Andy Warhol's "The Last Supper (Christ 112 Times)" (1986), it was not in the galleries of The Modern. It wasn't even...

Posted by Andrea D. on March 25, 2010 - 3:35pm
Categories: On the Walls

Now that "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade" has been at The Modern for a few weeks, I've had the opportunity to take several of my friends on tours through the galleries, where we...

Posted by Andrea D. on March 8, 2010 - 2:49pm
Categories: On the Walls

When you approach the entrance to Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, there's a painting at the top of the stairs where Andy's green fright wig self-portrait used to stand...

Posted by Andrea D. on March 5, 2010 - 4:12pm

The most fascinating aspect of Gabriel Acevedo Velarde's "Cone Flow" exhibit is not, in my opinion, the art pieces themselves. It's a strange thing...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 16, 2010 - 2:58pm
Categories: On the Walls

In the early 1940's, a painter by the name of Jackson Pollock began developing a technique that allowed him to spontaneously drip enamel paint onto flat canvases, resulting in...

Posted by Diana on February 8, 2010 - 1:28pm

The students went to the galleries to view the "Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place" exhibition and some of the...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 5, 2010 - 2:16pm
Categories: On the Walls

Art History class teaches us many well-known facts about Andy Warhol...

Posted by Andrea D. on February 2, 2010 - 2:42pm

A few days ago, we were able to catch up with Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern, as she was taking a short break...

Posted by Diana on January 26, 2010 - 3:38pm

The Modern’s Teen-Artist Project pairs area high school students with artists as teachers. The program aims to expand each student’s art practice...

Posted by Andrea D. on January 22, 2010 - 1:50pm

Admittedly, drawing a correlation between the fluorescent light-fixture art of Dan Flavin and the teachings of one of Greek philosophy's founding...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 23, 2009 - 10:17am
Categories: On the Walls

The holidays are coming. And besides the generic holiday festivities that I'm looking forward to...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 18, 2009 - 10:11am

For some reason, I always seem to associate Rosemary Laing's "Groundspeed (Red Piazza) Number 2" with this time of the year...

Posted by Andrea D. on December 16, 2009 - 11:37am

This past Monday, December 14, 2009, marked the seven-year anniversary that the Modern has spent in its now-familiar building, built by Tadao Ando...

Posted by Michael M. on December 2, 2009 - 3:30pm
Categories: Beyond the Walls

I recently came across a photo of the Modern at its opening in December of 2002. The imposing façade is flat. The many leafless trees are small...

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