Archive for the MoMA Tag


Manhattan: Museum Marathon Part One

I’m just back from a ‘Museum Marathon’ weekend in New York. We saw lots, but my favorites were the Claes Oldenburg: The Street & The Store at MoMA, Ken Price at the Metropolitan and James Turrell’s Aten Reign at the Guggenheim. Claes Oldenburg, at MoMA. A sandwich soft sculpture, with ‘pleather’ olive. A shop window selling women’s undergarments. I’ve long
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Marina Abramovic Speaks! Part One

I sat down with legendary performance artist Marina Abramovic who was in Toronto this week for the Canadian premiere of The Artist Is Present, a documentary on her work, which screens at the Reel Artists Film Festival this Sunday. Click HERE for tickets. She is also setting up an institute for the preservation of performance art, in Hudson, New York.
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New York Times no fan of Scott McFarland

Scott McFarland, Orchard View, Early Spring; Rubus discolour, Prunus nigra, Prunus serrulata, 2004. Image: In her review of the New Photography 2007 exhibition at New York’s MoMA, the New York Times‘ Martha Schwendener had this to say about Vancouver artist Scott MacFarland’s work: Mr. McFarland’s picture of a young family watching a keeper feed porcupines at the Berlin Zoo
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