Artist Interview: 10 with Pieter Borst

Netherlands based artist and BAP member Pieter Borst creates surreal worlds of goodzillas and bad smurfs. Explore his work and get to know him a little better below. 1. What inspires you these days? The relationship between people, their emotions and their place in this crazy society. How we can act as a group and as individuals. Visually: From graffiti to ...

Open Your Borders to Favored Nations

Can't stop listening to  Favored Nations. Electronica aesthetic with a soul. #loopworthy Favored Nations Entertainment is a record label founded in 1999 by guitarist Steve Vai and former Guitar Center owner Ray Scherr. The first studio album released by the label was Coming to Your Senses by guitarist Frank Gambale in 2000. source


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First Saturdays for Families: Playtime Fun

Join us for Family Day presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Thomas Bayrle: Playtime,” on view at the New Museum from June 20 to September 2, 2018. Influenced by consumerism and advertising in 1960s Germany, Thomas Bayrle’s works combine endlessly repeating units to create large, complex images. These “superforms” appear computer-generated at first glance, but most ... Continue reading ›


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DonChristian: Where There’s Smoke

The songs on DonChristian’s new album Where There’s Smoke create urban dreamscapes that defy genre and quickly slip between moods, serving as visionary reflections of our contemporary moment. His performances and music videos, reveling in rich layers of images and sound, nod to sources ranging from Caravaggio’s painting Judith Beheading Holofernes to House of Ladosha’s tantalizing ... Continue reading ›


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Gallery Talk: Maggie Mustard on “Hiwa K: Blind as the Mother Tongue”

Join us for an in-gallery talk with Marcia Tucker Senior Research Fellow Maggie Mustard on the occasion of the exhibition “Hiwa K: Blind as the Mother Tongue.” Drawing on vernacular forms and collaborative and performative actions, the Iraqi-Kurdish artist makes work inspired by political events, chance encounters, oral histories, and his own experiences, including fleeing Iraq ... Continue reading ›


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Black Love Committee

The Black School will lead a series of three tactic-specific sessions on arts activism for an intergenerational audience, culminating in a presentation at Black Love Festival NYC at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. In these sequential themed meetings, which will take place at Sugar Hill and the New Museum, participants will identify ... Continue reading ›


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Space for Learning: Within and Beyond Walls

Watch a live stream of this event beginning at 7 p.m.Architect and historian Mabel O. Wilson joins New Museum artists-in-residence the Black School and Kameelah Janan Rasheed for a panel discussion considering the role of visual culture, art, and architecture in the creation of spaces centering black teachers, learners, and knowledge within conditions of systemic and ... Continue reading ›


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Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice

The New Museum inaugurates an annual convening of activists, artists, and educators to exchange knowledge and methods for generating critical discussion and structural change, while promoting safer and braver spaces. As a non-collecting institution working primarily with living artists, the New Museum is poised to be responsive to ever-present and increasingly urgent priorities of inclusiveness... ... Continue reading ›


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Yardy Presents: Post-Freedom Cookout

Yardy, a platform founded by DeVonn Francis, engages with food production within queer and migrant communities. A play on the Jamaican Patois word “yaadie”—a term that Jamaican locals and expats alike use to describe themselves and their group of friends—Yardy was built on the premise that education and cultural support for food production are vital anchors ... Continue reading ›


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Social Fabric: Thomas Bayrle’s Expanded Network

Watch a live stream of this event beginning at 7 p.m.Bringing together a new generation of artists interested in Thomas Bayrle’s legacy, this panel will look at how younger voices take up questions around corporate production, political spectacle, digital technology, and urban planning in their own work. The conversation will be moderated by art historian and ... Continue reading ›


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Collective Imaginings: Legacies of the Black Audio Film Collective

In 1983, Black Audio Film Collective emerged in the British art scene with their first slide-tape films, Expeditions 1: Signs of Empire and Expeditions 2: Images of Nationality, which traced the formation of black British subjectivity borne by diasporic journey. Over the next fifteen years, Black Audio Film Collective’s lyrical, essayistic films would bring together archival ... Continue reading ›


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