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From its beginnings as a one-room office on Hudson Street to the inauguration of its first freestanding building on the Bowery designed by SANAA in 2007, the New Museum continues to be a place of experimentation and a hub of new art and new ideas.

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✅ New Museum Recommends: “Ex Machina,” (2014) written and directed by Alex Garland. This psychological thriller explores...
09/03/2021

✅ New Museum Recommends: “Ex Machina,” (2014) written and directed by Alex Garland. This psychological thriller explores the classic sci-fi tension between a creator and their creation, with an AI twist 🤖

The story follows a programmer named Caleb who's invited to stay in the high-tech home of his company’s enigmatic CEO. There, he is introduced to Ava, an intelligent humanoid robot who is kept in an isolated cell. Caleb agrees to participate in an experiment to determine whether Ava is capable of human-like consciousness, and in the process, is caught in the middle as an epic struggle between Ava and her creator unfolds.

You may notice some similarities between Ava and artist Lynn Hershman Leeson’s web-based work, “Agent Ruby” (1998–2002). The digital persona is programmed to learn from human interactions, search the Internet for information, and display “moods” affected by web traffic.

Meet “Agent Ruby:” http://agentruby.sfmoma.org/

Learn more in “Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted,” on view through October 3, only at the New Museum!

✅ New Museum Recommends: “Ex Machina,” (2014) written and directed by Alex Garland. This psychological thriller explores the classic sci-fi tension between a creator and their creation, with an AI twist 🤖

The story follows a programmer named Caleb who's invited to stay in the high-tech home of his company’s enigmatic CEO. There, he is introduced to Ava, an intelligent humanoid robot who is kept in an isolated cell. Caleb agrees to participate in an experiment to determine whether Ava is capable of human-like consciousness, and in the process, is caught in the middle as an epic struggle between Ava and her creator unfolds.

You may notice some similarities between Ava and artist Lynn Hershman Leeson’s web-based work, “Agent Ruby” (1998–2002). The digital persona is programmed to learn from human interactions, search the Internet for information, and display “moods” affected by web traffic.

Meet “Agent Ruby:” http://agentruby.sfmoma.org/

Learn more in “Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted,” on view through October 3, only at the New Museum!

🌈 Calling all teens (age 15–19)! Do you love contemporary art? Curious about a career in culture? Want to get paid to en...
08/31/2021

🌈 Calling all teens (age 15–19)! Do you love contemporary art? Curious about a career in culture? Want to get paid to engage with art and artists? Apply today for the New Museum’s Youth Spectrum Arts (YSA), a stipend-supported, weekly after-school program beginning this fall!

YSA enables young people to interact with contemporary art and culture with a focus on gender, sexuality, and q***r and trans community. Through workshops, artmaking, and discussions, participants will connect with themselves, each other, and guest artists.

Applicants should be prepared to participate via Zoom and onsite at the Museum; proof of vaccination is required. Participants will receive a stipend of $750 to ensure broad access to the program.

📆 Apply by October 1: https://bit.ly/3zwTYfO

🌈 Calling all teens (age 15–19)! Do you love contemporary art? Curious about a career in culture? Want to get paid to engage with art and artists? Apply today for the New Museum’s Youth Spectrum Arts (YSA), a stipend-supported, weekly after-school program beginning this fall!

YSA enables young people to interact with contemporary art and culture with a focus on gender, sexuality, and q***r and trans community. Through workshops, artmaking, and discussions, participants will connect with themselves, each other, and guest artists.

Applicants should be prepared to participate via Zoom and onsite at the Museum; proof of vaccination is required. Participants will receive a stipend of $750 to ensure broad access to the program.

📆 Apply by October 1: https://bit.ly/3zwTYfO

👏 Congratulations to the newest cohort of NEW INC innovators!Over the next year, these talented artists, designers, soci...
08/30/2021

👏 Congratulations to the newest cohort of NEW INC innovators!

Over the next year, these talented artists, designers, social changemakers, technologists, and cultural architects will participate in NEW INC’s values-centered business education curriculum, mentorship, and community events.

Learn more and meet the Year 8 cohort: https://www.newinc.org/members

👏 Congratulations to the newest cohort of NEW INC innovators!

Over the next year, these talented artists, designers, social changemakers, technologists, and cultural architects will participate in NEW INC’s values-centered business education curriculum, mentorship, and community events.

Learn more and meet the Year 8 cohort: https://www.newinc.org/members

🌊 🎰🍒  "Fate repeatedly washes people to sea and spits them back on shore in [Wong Ping's] animations. Their rapid-fire p...
08/29/2021

🌊 🎰🍒 "Fate repeatedly washes people to sea and spits them back on shore in [Wong Ping's] animations. Their rapid-fire plot reversals can make you feel as though you’re watching something between a stoner movie and the whirl of pixelated cherries across a video slot-machine screen."

Read Dawn Chan's full review of “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor” for the New York Times: https://nyti.ms/38hD7BV

— and see the exhibition, on view at the New Museum through October 3!

🌊 🎰🍒 "Fate repeatedly washes people to sea and spits them back on shore in [Wong Ping's] animations. Their rapid-fire plot reversals can make you feel as though you’re watching something between a stoner movie and the whirl of pixelated cherries across a video slot-machine screen."

Read Dawn Chan's full review of “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor” for the New York Times: https://nyti.ms/38hD7BV

— and see the exhibition, on view at the New Museum through October 3!

Wishing a very happy birthday to artist Theaster Gates! 🎂Celebrate Gates, whose artwork was featured in our recent exhib...
08/28/2021

Wishing a very happy birthday to artist Theaster Gates! 🎂

Celebrate Gates, whose artwork was featured in our recent exhibition "Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America," by re-watching his conversation with Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum.

Watch the video and learn more about Theaster Gates's work: bit.ly/3mCukTp

Theaster Gates, "Gone Are the Days of Shelter and Martyr, 2014 (still). Video, sound, color; 6:31 minutes. © Theaster Gates. Courtesy White Cube and Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Wishing a very happy birthday to artist Theaster Gates! 🎂

Celebrate Gates, whose artwork was featured in our recent exhibition "Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America," by re-watching his conversation with Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum.

Watch the video and learn more about Theaster Gates's work: bit.ly/3mCukTp

Theaster Gates, "Gone Are the Days of Shelter and Martyr, 2014 (still). Video, sound, color; 6:31 minutes. © Theaster Gates. Courtesy White Cube and Regen Projects, Los Angeles

✅ New Museum Recommends: The MaddAddam Trilogy: “Oryx and Crake“ (2003), “The Year of the Flood” (2009), and “MaddAddam”...
08/27/2021

✅ New Museum Recommends: The MaddAddam Trilogy: “Oryx and Crake“ (2003), “The Year of the Flood” (2009), and “MaddAddam” (2013)

In this post-apocalyptic series by iconic author Margaret Atwood, synthetic biology has run amok. Corporate interests result in the mass engineering of synthetic animals, including creatures made with human DNA like uber smart “pigoons” and the humanoid “Children of Crake.” Atwood considers the series to be speculative fiction rather than pure science fiction, as much of its technology is within our grasp.

In fact, a jellyfish-rabbit hybrid like the one in the trilogy was actually created in 2000, and of course, jellyfish DNA was used to make the glowing cat on view at the Museum as part of Lynn Hershman Leeson's multimedia project, "Infinity Engine" (2014-present). Through the project, the artist explores the real-world impact of synthetic biology, presenting genetically-modified organisms, 3D-bioprinted organs, and more. Like Atwood's trilogy, "Infinity Engine" points toward the inherent potential, dangers, and ethical implications of shaping life itself.

Read the MaddAddam series and see “Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted,” through October 3, only at the New Museum!

🚨 UPDATED VISITOR GUIDELINES: All visitors age 12+ must show proof of vaccination to enter the New Museum.💉 To ensure th...
08/26/2021

🚨 UPDATED VISITOR GUIDELINES: All visitors age 12+ must show proof of vaccination to enter the New Museum.

💉 To ensure the wellbeing of our staff, visitors, and community, and in compliance with the Mayor’s recent Emergency Executive Order 225, proof of vaccination is now required to enter the Museum.

🎟️ We recommend reserving tickets in advance to help us monitor capacity, but walk-ins are welcome!

Our previous safety policies remain in effect:

😷 All visitors age 4+ are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth for the duration of their visit.

↔️ All visitors must adhere to social distancing protocols, remaining at least six feet apart from other groups.

⚕️ Upon your visit, you acknowledge that you and your party have not in the past two weeks experienced new COVID-19 symptoms; received a positive result from a COVID-19 test; or been in close contact with anyone with COVID-19 or related symptoms.

Get more details and plan your visit: http://bit.ly/2OJbEPb

📰 New Museum News: Vivian Crockett has been appointed Curator at the New Museum! A specialist in Latinx art and art of t...
08/24/2021

📰 New Museum News: Vivian Crockett has been appointed Curator at the New Museum! A specialist in Latinx art and art of the African diaspora, Crockett is currently the Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA).

"We are excited to welcome Vivian to the New Museum, as she brings a wealth of experience that will greatly enrich and energize our program. With her interests in African and Latinx diasporas, she strongly connects to our ongoing focus on international art and global dialogues, and her work around gender and q***r theory builds upon the Museum's long history of engagement with these themes," says Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum. Crockett is currently completing her PhD in art history at Columbia University with a dissertation on the participatory and media-based work of Brazilian artists Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape.

We hope you'll join us in welcoming Vivian Crocket to the New Museum in January 2022!

Photo: Ciara Elle Bryant

📰 New Museum News: Vivian Crockett has been appointed Curator at the New Museum! A specialist in Latinx art and art of the African diaspora, Crockett is currently the Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA).

"We are excited to welcome Vivian to the New Museum, as she brings a wealth of experience that will greatly enrich and energize our program. With her interests in African and Latinx diasporas, she strongly connects to our ongoing focus on international art and global dialogues, and her work around gender and q***r theory builds upon the Museum's long history of engagement with these themes," says Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum. Crockett is currently completing her PhD in art history at Columbia University with a dissertation on the participatory and media-based work of Brazilian artists Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape.

We hope you'll join us in welcoming Vivian Crocket to the New Museum in January 2022!

Photo: Ciara Elle Bryant

📽️ "If you've ever stepped into the supernatural world during a hike, or have gotten lost in the parking lot and couldn'...
08/23/2021

📽️ "If you've ever stepped into the supernatural world during a hike, or have gotten lost in the parking lot and couldn't find the exit, or have stared into the eyes of a black chicken standing outside your door through the peephole late at night, then you would know how I feel." — Wong Ping

Wong Ping's animated works emerge from personal stories and journals, revealing the aspirations and anxieties of everyday residents of Hong Kong through surreal narratives and a bizarre cast of anthropomorphic characters. "Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor," now on view at the New Museum, features a selection of the artist's work, including the new commission "Sorry for the Late Reply" (2021).

Learn more in an IG Live on Wednesday, August 25 at 12 p.m. EDT with Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, and Andrew Westover, Keith Haring Director of Education and Public Engagement.

Sign up for a reminder: https://bit.ly/3sENEjI

📽️ "If you've ever stepped into the supernatural world during a hike, or have gotten lost in the parking lot and couldn't find the exit, or have stared into the eyes of a black chicken standing outside your door through the peephole late at night, then you would know how I feel." — Wong Ping

Wong Ping's animated works emerge from personal stories and journals, revealing the aspirations and anxieties of everyday residents of Hong Kong through surreal narratives and a bizarre cast of anthropomorphic characters. "Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor," now on view at the New Museum, features a selection of the artist's work, including the new commission "Sorry for the Late Reply" (2021).

Learn more in an IG Live on Wednesday, August 25 at 12 p.m. EDT with Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, and Andrew Westover, Keith Haring Director of Education and Public Engagement.

Sign up for a reminder: https://bit.ly/3sENEjI

✅ New Museum Recommends: "Three by Lynn Hershman Leeson," premiering this month on the Criterion Collection.Starring Til...
08/20/2021

✅ New Museum Recommends: "Three by Lynn Hershman Leeson," premiering this month on the Criterion Collection.

Starring Tilda Swinton, Hershman Leeson's three genre-bending films offer bold and adventurous perspectives on the social, technological, and political landscape at the turn of the twenty-first century.

1️⃣ "Conceiving Ada" (2000) tells the story of a computer scientist who uses her DNA to collapse time and communicate with nineteenth-century computing pioneer Ada Lovelace.

2️⃣ In "Teknolust" (2002), the mad-genius scientist Rosetta Stone creates three Self-Replicating Automata cloned from her DNA that rely on s***m to survive.

3️⃣ "Strange Culture" (2007) explores the unexpected chain of events that unfold after an art professor's wife suddenly dies, resulting in accusations of bioterrorism and government persecution.

🎞️ Watch the series: https://bit.ly/3kflZSP
— and don't miss "Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted," now on view at the New Museum

The New Museum is heartbroken to learn of the passing of artist Kaari Upson (1972–2021).Upson's remarkable contributions...
08/19/2021

The New Museum is heartbroken to learn of the passing of artist Kaari Upson (1972–2021).

Upson's remarkable contributions to contemporary art included striking works across mediums that expressed the collective desires, neuroses, and vulnerabilities that haunt the subconscious of popular culture. We were honored to present the monographic exhibition, “Kaari Upson: Good thing you are not alone” in 2017, and to celebrate the artist at our 2019 NextGen Dinner.

Our thoughts are with Upson’s family, friends, colleagues, and admirers who join us in mourning this great loss.

The New Museum is heartbroken to learn of the passing of artist Kaari Upson (1972–2021).

Upson's remarkable contributions to contemporary art included striking works across mediums that expressed the collective desires, neuroses, and vulnerabilities that haunt the subconscious of popular culture. We were honored to present the monographic exhibition, “Kaari Upson: Good thing you are not alone” in 2017, and to celebrate the artist at our 2019 NextGen Dinner.

Our thoughts are with Upson’s family, friends, colleagues, and admirers who join us in mourning this great loss.

👯💻 How is live choreography translated for the internet? Experiment with movement in virtual space with NIC Kay!This Sat...
08/18/2021
Dancing for the Internet: A Workshop with NIC Kay

👯💻 How is live choreography translated for the internet? Experiment with movement in virtual space with NIC Kay!

This Saturday, as part of their New Museum residency #blackpeopledancingontheinternet, NIC Kay will present “Dancing for the internet,” a workshop that centers self-identified Black people who are interested in experimenting with movement in virtual space. Participants will be asked to consider how point of view, composition, color, and light impact the experience of dancing online.

This program will be presented online via Zoom, please register here. Capacity for this workshop is limited. As part of their New Museum residency, NIC Kay presents “Dancing for the internet,” a workshop focusing on creative experimentation in movement online.

📽️ In "The Electronic Diaries" (1984–2019), Lynn Hershman Leeson shares intimate experiences, traumas, and fears with an...
08/17/2021

📽️ In "The Electronic Diaries" (1984–2019), Lynn Hershman Leeson shares intimate experiences, traumas, and fears with an unknown audience. Over the course of the project, the artist documents her personal and artistic journey, confronts foundational memories of violence and psychological harm, and shares her visions for a transformative technological future.

In voicing commonly unspoken truths directly to the camera (decades before the advent of social media), Hershman Leeson challenges stigmas associated with widespread traumas such as physical and sexual abuse, eating disorders, and illness, and communicates the strategies she employs to forge an artistic path to survival.

Experience "The Electronic Diaries" and more in "Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted," now on view at the New Museum: https://bit.ly/2UScqQI

📽️ In "The Electronic Diaries" (1984–2019), Lynn Hershman Leeson shares intimate experiences, traumas, and fears with an unknown audience. Over the course of the project, the artist documents her personal and artistic journey, confronts foundational memories of violence and psychological harm, and shares her visions for a transformative technological future.

In voicing commonly unspoken truths directly to the camera (decades before the advent of social media), Hershman Leeson challenges stigmas associated with widespread traumas such as physical and sexual abuse, eating disorders, and illness, and communicates the strategies she employs to forge an artistic path to survival.

Experience "The Electronic Diaries" and more in "Lynn Hershman Leeson: Twisted," now on view at the New Museum: https://bit.ly/2UScqQI

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The New Museum is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to contemporary art. Found­ed in 1977, the New Museum is a center for exhibitions, information, and documentation about living art­ists from around the world. From its beginnings as a one-room office on Hudson Street to the inauguration of its first freestanding building on the Bowery designed by SANAA in 2007, the New Museum continues to be a place of experimentation.

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