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MoMA's Items: Is Fashion Modern? exhibition delves into history of iconic apparel
New York's Museum of Modern Art is opening its first fashion-only show in over 70 years, telling the stories of the garments and accessories that form the foundation of how we dress today.
moma  museumofmodernart  art  fashion  museums  dezeen 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
The Most Powerful Woman in the New York Art World - The New York Times
At 63, Ms. Phillips has been running an art museum in New York longer than anyone except Glenn Lowry at the Museum of Modern Art (she took over in 1999, he in 1995.) She is one of only two directors in the city who has overseen the construction of a brand-new building (the New Museum’s unorthodox Bowery home, opened in 2007; Adam Weinberg, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, opened his new building in the meatpacking district two years ago.) And she is now in the midst of an $80 million capital campaign to double her museum’s size, a project notable at least so far for its sotto-voce nature, in sharp contrast to the expansion Mr. Lowry is overseeing, which has involved the widely criticized razing of the former home of the American Folk Art Museum.
newmuseum  newyork  nytimes  lisaphillips  museums  artmuseums 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden

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