Wednesday, August 31, 2016


(Part Three)
Two Spanish fellows became friends.  I shot their portrait with their camera for them and they shot mine with my camera.  But don't ask which floor because I was lost in whirlwind by the second hour.

1960 TO 1969
The Museum of Modern Art has reinstalled its fourth-floor collection galleries with works exclusively from the 1960s. Interweaving works from all of MoMA’s curatorial departments and the Museum Archives, this presentation focuses on a decade in which interdisciplinary artistic experimentation flourished, traditional mediums were transformed, and sociopolitical upheaval occurred across the globe. The galleries proceed chronologically, with work installed by year. This organizing principle steps back from the classification of galleries by art historical themes or “isms” and instead aims to provide a variety of fresh discoveries and unexpected connections. The product of a collaborative effort among curators from all departments, the presentation will undergo periodic re-installations, reflecting the depth and richness of the Museum’s collection and the view that there are countless ways to explore the history of modern art, architecture, design, and the moving image. This exhibition contains over 350 works. However, MOMA's collection holds over 7,000 objects from the 1960s that span a range of mediums and departments—many more than visitors will
encounter in the galleries. 
 The Beatles and The Stones
"Apollo Launch"
Florida 1977 by Gary Winogrand, a street photographer Bronx, New York, known for his portrayal of American life, and its social issues in the mid-20th century.
"Pray For America"
(forgot the artist)
 "The Story of Napalm"
Anti-war protests continued to build as the conflict wore on. In 1968 and 1969, there were hundreds of anti-war marches and gatherings throughout the country. On November 15, 1969, the largest anti-war protest in American history took place in Washington, D.C., as over 250,000 Americans gathered peacefully, calling for withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam. The anti-war movement, which was particularly strong on college campuses, divided Americans bitterly. For some young people, the war symbolized a form of unchecked authority they had come to resent. For other Americans, opposing the government was considered unpatriotic and treasonous.

Bruce Conner
 The artist’s first monographic museum exhibition in New York, the first large survey of his work in 16 years, and the first complete retrospective of his 50-year career...
  It brings together over 250 objects, from film and video to painting, assemblage, drawing, prints, photography, photograms, and performance.
It's a huge and complex show and fills the sixth floor--I simply had no way to see it all. 
I'll return when I can and see the films.

To the Sculpture Garden
The setting
He never stopped moving
Music filled the space
 Michael smiling
Pam recording on her i-phone
 Ron watching
Friend Laurie sketching
 A wonderful t-shirt
The sky above as we left
Obviously I missed a's the roster 

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