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02.20.14 Marina Galperina

FLOTUS graced Manhattan’s New Museum with her presence earlier today, promoting her “Drink Up” campaign with WAT-AHH. Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Kenny Scharf, and others created paintings and murals for this initiative telling kids to drink more water and designed some water bottle labels. Numerous press outlets reported that this was a “street-art inspired exhibit,” but it’s a pop-up event for […]

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10.28.13 Kyle Petreycik

The New Museum will be transforming an adjacent warehouse space into an “incubator” for hybrid art and design projects. The 11,000-sq.-ft space may be open as early as next summer, providing resources and workspaces to over sixty different creative companies 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week for “research and development, prototyping, experimentation, and interdisciplinary collaboration.” Previously, it’s been utilized by the museum as […]

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11.29.12 Irina Dvalidze

Either the New Museum is trying to up its street cred or the entire staff has been body-snatched by nostalgia loving teenagers. On top of announcing NYC: 1993 exhibit, the above video loaded with old school dance moves popped up on their  Facebook page. The video, somewhat appropriately titled “Night At The Museum,” features a […]

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Lily Streeter

Arto Lindsay, famed art rocker and co-founder of the seminal No Wave group DNA will perform at the New Museum tomorrow as a part of the museum’s continuing “Get Weird” music series. Living in Brazil, Lindsay was exposed to the burgeoning Tropicália movement at an early age. In over thirty years of avante-garde music-making, Lindsay […]

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08.26.10 Marina Galperina

Another gleaming monster towers over Bowery. A few buildings away from the crooked-giant-white-box-stack of the New Museum is the new home of the heavyweight Sperone Westwater art gallery, opening next month. Its Bruce Naumans will be visible from the street. RIP “scruffiness,” hello more big ol’ glass things. […]

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03.18.10 Marina Galperina

Who was that guy with the pink felt elephantitis-stricken member in tow who lasted under a minute loitering in the lobby of the New Museum? With several months of similar NYC-situated antics, artist David Livingston took “The Big Dick” to NuMu. After a very brief, nonchalant shuffle, he was curtly escorted out of the New […]

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03.03.10 Marina Galperina

The New Museum is packed tight with coveted art bling today. Rummaging through Dakis Joannou’s voluminous, much-talked-about private collection, guest curator Jeff Koons has turned up some cool stuff. The phrase “museum ethics” hasn’t really crossed my mind, but “fruit salad” has. […]

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02.23.10 Marina Galperina

Artist/prankster William Powhida and the Brooklyn Rail team up to bring you the “imaginary protest” for the New Museum’s Koons-curated Imaginary Museum exhibit series. A limited edition of 666, the “Howdy Koonsy” tee is a great way to support ye local “critical perspectives” rag and stir up shit at the same time. Obnoxioulicious! Previous Powhida/Rail colab […]

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02.19.10 Marina Galperina

Tonight at the New Museum: “The Medium Was Tedium,” a panel discussion with editors of Triple Canopy and various artists on printed page of the magazine as art exhibition space. 7pm. Go get your culture update. […]

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02.16.10 Marina Galperina

Recently announced guest curator/balloon maker Jeff Koons presents New Museum’s “Skin Fruit” — 100 works by 50 artists, with a single Koons weaseled in. Contemporary superstars like Paul McCarthy, Richard Prince and Franz West will take part, alongside younger artists and others’ newly updated works. […]

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