When words fail, art speaks.
Artistic innovation displays a transformation in creativity at the MoMA. From 1912 to 1935, A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde exhibition examines a collection of architecture, drawings, film, paintings, photography, poetry, prints and sculptures. Artists include Natalia Goncharova, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Lyubov Popova, Alexandr Rodchenko and Olga Rozanova. Development and themes such as abstraction, cubism, constructivism, futurism, Marxism and social realism can be seen throughout the works. All of which contribute to moments leading up to today’s contemporary art.
That moment when you’re so in love that you would like to live in a museum to admire the beauty everyday. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of my favourite places to go. It’s in my top 5 for museums around the world.
Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness
Christopher Williams devised a new way, a deeper way of understanding photography in New York.
Now we are looking at how photos are made, displayed and placed to be viewed at the MoMA.
It’s amazing that one can take pictures of of photos and dissect their natural form to last state. There are photos of the photography process including different types of cameras, dark rooms, developing trays, film boxes, development stores and more. The photos are deconstructed through moments of memories. The photographs represent experiences over time within consumer culture.
The beauty of the creative process for photography is fully examined from multiple angles. Williams’ photography concentrates on the history of photography and fillm as well as its progression to present day. This exhibition shows true appreciation and admiration for photography.
Former German painter and photographer, Sigmar Polke is bringing his foundation of capitalist realism to New York.
Sigmar Polke was a highly influential postwar generation artist who highlighted art, history, social, political and traditional aspects of German culture in his works.
From using unconventional materials, numerous mediums are explored which blur the boundaries in art.There are 250 powerful works which include drawings, films, installations, paintings and prints. Imagery features art history, cartoons, current affairs and scenes from Polke’s private life.
At an early age, Polke was fond of consumer goods during a time of deprivation.Thus, he experimented with raw materials such as fabric, detergent, paint, coal, tape and bubble wrap to find his own artistic style as a way to defy authority. The composition resulted in figurative abstraction and mocking minimalism and conceptualism.
Polke’s pieces depict valued ideas and meanings from the past. In all, the works make viewers question what is/was as they are amused. The MoMA is presenting the exhibition to convey a retrospective variety of Polke’s subject matter. Get ready for confusion and amazement while trying to discover alibis in contemporary art.