Thoughts and discussions on exhibitions and the permanent collection.

Staff Perspectives: Terri Thornton on Kara Walker

Placing Walker's early cut paper on canvas piece, "You Do", 1993/1994, at the entry of "Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love"...

How a Painting Begins

When I visit my family in Kansas City, Missouri, we usually try to visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. I know I’m home when I see Claes Oldenburg’s "Shuttlecocks" in front...

Only in Texas

So this week it's been 75 twice and iced twice. The 2nd time to ice was yesterday, the predetermined offloading...

FOCUS: Joshua Mosley

Curator Andrea Karnes’ FOCUS series here at the Modern is well underway with FOCUS: Joshua Mosley currently on view until February 24th and certainly worth a visit...

the surface of things

Anyone who has ever been to a museum knows that you are not supposed to touch the art. Almost anyone, that is. I once witnessed...

Last chance for Singer

Those of you who have been to the museum in the last few months might have noticed that there is something different in the gallery normally occupied...

Last Chance for "Declaring Space"

Just a reminder that Declaring Space closes tomorrow. That means it's your last chance to see these works together for (probably) ever...

Using Space and "Declaring Space"

For anyone that has ever visited the Modern, one of the first things you may have noticed is the open and expansive architecture. Walking in through...

Meaning/Aesthetics

As an intern here at The Modern, the topic of art comes up rather frequently. And while "art" is a highly extensive subject, there are plenty...

Day in the District

If you don't already have plans for tomorrow, let me suggest something. Tomorrow is the second annual Day in the District festival...

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