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RAGGA NYC, a platform of queer Caribbean artists exploring how race, gender, sexuality, heritage and history informs their work and lives, brings their work to our fifth floor galleries and reading room now through June 25. On June 3, activist Rose Sackey-Milligan presents “Demystifying Our Stories: Resistance and Afro-Caribbean Spiritual Traditions,” a talk and workshop considering the close...
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05/19/2017 at 15:42. Facebook
Just in time for summer, our Raymond Pettibon VAVOOM hat is a New Museum store exclusive: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Just in time for summer our Raymond Pettibon VAVOOM hat is a New Museum store exclusive:

Raymond Pettibon - Five Panel Hat | New Museum Store

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05/18/2017 at 22:39. Facebook
Elaine Cameron-Weir's new exhibition in our lobby gallery pairs scent with sculpture.
Elaine CameronWeir's new exhibition in our lobby gallery pairs scent with sculpture

Elaine Cameron-Weir’s sculptures: scents and sensibility

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05/17/2017 at 18:48. Facebook
What happens when you let a couch sit outside for a year and a half in the Los Angeles sun? Artist Kaari Upson spoke to the Whitney Museum of American Art about her process for creating sculptures from discarded domestic furniture. Upson casts these well-worn pieces in urethane, a material that is able to capture textural fluctuations and details down to the last stitch. "Kaari Upson: Good...
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05/16/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
"Prince's entire repertoire made me want to be an artist, not necessarily a musician, but an artist because I saw him as an artist. His work ethic was such a huge inspiration to me. This idea of making work every single day as if you are going to die the next, I think is really important for any artist."

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye spoke to Interview Magazine about her inspirations—from Prince to...
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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's Fictive Figures

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05/16/2017 at 16:26. Facebook
Bodies. Exposure. Inner and outer lives. This season's free tours explore the concept of "the inside-out." Join us Friday May 19 and Friday May 26 at 12:30 pm.
Bodies Exposure Inner and outer lives This seasons free tours explore the

New Perspectives Tour

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05/15/2017 at 21:47. Facebook
Everyone's talking about Carol Rama. Meet the unorthodox Italian artist in a 2003 documentary screening at the museum this Thursday. Rama, a self-taught artist, died recently in 2015 after achieving success late in her life. In the film, Rama acts as a guide, sharing spaces close to her heart. "Carol Rama: Antibodies," the largest-ever US presentation of her work, is on view at the New Museum...
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05/15/2017 at 16:56. Facebook
Meet RAGGA NYC, a community of queer Caribbean artists whose work is on view now on our fifth floor. Working across a wide range of disciplines—including visual art, fashion, and poetry—RAGGA artists explore how race, sexuality, gender, heritage, and history inform their work and their lives.
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Artist Kaari Upson's mother is present in much of her work. In the ongoing series "MMDP (My Mother Drinks Pepsi)," (2014–ongoing) Upson examines the ways that mothers can be mirrors onto which we project either a glorified or demonized version of ourselves. Comprising sculptures of fossil-like, aluminum-casted Pepsi cans, videos filmed among the aisles of Costco, and over one hundred stuffed...
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“In a moment of racial tension like the one America has been living through, Lynette’s characters take on a completely different weight and presence,” the New Museum’s artistic director, Massimiliano Gioni, told Vogue. “It’s hard not to feel implicated as a viewer — I can’t help thinking that her imagined characters are engaging with me.” Browse a slideshow of paintings by Lynette...
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This Artist Reclaims Black Lives in Classical Paintings

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"Some great artists wait their whole lives for recognition. Some female artists have to wait even longer."

Read The New York Times' review of our spring exhibitions of work by Carol Rama, Kaari Upson, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
Some great artists wait their whole lives for recognition Some female artists

The Psychosexual World of Carol Rama Still Shocks

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Our friends at UrbanGlass are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year—just like us! #TBT to David Horvitz’s 2014 New Museum exhibition “GNOMONS,” which included these hand-blown glass objects. Horvitz collected small pieces of sea glass at beaches in and around New York. Though difficult to remelt because of the difference in densities, and fast-congealing when hand-blown, the amazing...
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On 5/18, join us for a screening of a rarely-seen documentary about maverick Italian artist Carol Rama, whose work is on view now in the exhibition "Carol Rama: Antibodies." Curator Helga Christoffersen will introduce the film.
On 518 join us for a screening of a rarelyseen documentary about

Screening of "Carol Rama: More and Even More"

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Are you ready for Mother's Day this weekend? Order from our store by Wednesday to receive gifts by Sunday. Browse our picks, featuring artists like Louise Bourgeois, here: [ Bit.ly Link ]. All sales support the museum!
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"Yes we need space. But it’s more about using the space and the money we raise to think about what the museum needs to become in the 21st century." The New York Times profiled our director, Lisa Phillips, this past weekend. Support the Museum today with a gift to our Annual Fund: [ Bit.ly Link ].
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“In my opinion, loving my work is certainly better than having sex,” the Italian artist Carol Rama said in 1998, when she was 80. “Not that I get excited by my work. I don’t. But I use it to incite.”

“Carol Rama: Antibodies,” on view at the museum through September 10, is the largest presentation of her work in the US to date.
In my opinion loving my work is certainly better than having sex

For Carol Rama, Art Was a Way to Process Life’s Pleasure and Pain

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Caitlin Higgins
Adriana Micky
"Carol Rama: Antibodies," on view through September 10, brings together paintings, objects, and works on paper by the legendary self-taught artist whose work spanned half a century and anticipated debates on sexuality, gender, and representation. bit.ly/CarolRama

"I didn't have any models for my painting; I didn't need any, having already four or five disasters in the family, six or seven...
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Artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye created the seventeen paintings for her new exhibition "Under-Song For A Cipher" in just a few months. See the paintings in person through September 3. bit.ly/YiadomBoakye

The works embrace many of the conventions of historical European portraiture, but these subjects are purely fictional. The characters brought to life in her works are almost always black, and—in...
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“Lynette Yiadom-Boakye,” 2017. Exhibition view: New Museum. Photo: Leandro Justen/BFA.com
“Lynette YiadomBoakye” 2017 Exhibition view: New Museum Photo: Leandro JustenBFAcom
“This museum has always thought of itself as another model, and I think right now especially, in these times, another model is the right thing to be.” Our fearless leader, New Museum director Lisa Phillips, is profiled in The New York Times this weekend! Read the full piece to hear more about her efforts to champion women in the arts and her plans for the future of the New Museum.
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