MoMA

From Brooklyn Academy of Music to the New Museum, art workers are increasingly agitating for better compensation and a seat at the table

By Meagan Day

Two exhibitions, at MoMA and David Zwirner, reveal how the impresario and his milieu defied the rationalism of 20th-century art

By Evan Moffitt

In further news: Kehinde Wiley launches artist residency; calls for MoMA to divest from private prison companies

By Frieze News Desk
Walker Evans,  Lincoln Kirstein, c.1931, gelatin silver print, 16 x 11 cm. Courtesy: © 2019 Walker Evans Archive and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York

17 Mar
15 Jun

In further news: MoMA to temporarily close; David Adjaye calls for museum championing black British culture

By Frieze News Desk
Charles White, Sound of Silence, 1978, colour lithograph on paper, 64 x 90 cm. Courtesy: the Charles White Archives Inc. and the Art Institute of Chicago

New York

7 Oct
13 Jan

The ecstatic silliness of breaking the rules is evidenced in this show about the dancers, composers and artists who reshaped American art

By Russell Janzen

In further news: MoMA reaches contract agreement with staff; man hospitalized after falling into Anish Kapoor installation

In times of political turmoil, art is a necessary rebuke to escapism

By Negar Azimi

In further news: former Venice Biennale director calls biennial model ‘stale, if not dead’; photographer Shahidul Alam charged over ‘provocative comments’

German iconoclast Franz Erhard Walther on his life and influences: from expulsion from art school to a missed encounter with Marcel Duchamp

By Franz Erhard Walther