A good weekend for museum-going TEDsters: Darwin opens Saturday at New York’s Museum of Natural History: the most in-depth exhibit every mounted on the icon of modern science. And on Sunday, Masters of American Comics opens simultaneously at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer Museum, tracing the history of the genre through 15 masters, ranging from Charles M. Schultz to R. Crumb.
In the early ‘80s, before MTV turned its attention to reality TV, David Bowie, Madonna and the Pretenders lit up small screens, using a new medium to showcase their songs: the music video. Recently, we’ve seen a resurgence of this art form as cinematographers, musicians and artists join together to supersize their visual creativity. But […]
Paola Antonelli is senior curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. But despite her nearly 20-year tenure at the museum, Antonelli remains resolutely disinterested in relying on the known or the obviously popular. She is always keen to challenge preconceptions of design’s role in everyday life, even as […]