Keith Haring design (1985) for the former annual NYC book fair, “New York is Book Country.” -ds
ps - Our little library tumblr passed 150,000 followers today and we want to thank everyone for paying attention - to you and you and you and you, et al.!!! fondly, MoMA Library
1:24 pm • 13 August 2013 • 1,195 notes
In memory of artist Ruth Asawa, who died this week.
These images show examples of her intricate, elegant wire sculptures.
She is represented in the MoMA collection by a number of prints and, indirectly, this photograph by Imogen Cunningham. - jt and ls
Top: Imogen Cunningham. Ruth Asawa at Work with Children. 1957.
Bottom: from Asawa’s artist file at the Library.
5:07 pm • 7 August 2013 • 228 notes
Favorite Fridays #1:
One of my favorite books in the MoMA Library collection: Zero Mostel reads a book. “Published for the fun of it by The New York Times and dedicated to the American bookseller June, 1963." Photographs by Robert Frank.
5:18 pm • 1 August 2013 • 192 notes
Another happy library patron. Thanks Cornell University Library for the very cool inter-library loan. -ls
11:58 am • 1 August 2013 • 71 notes
some install shots for part 2 of Please Come to the Show…
8:54 am • 26 July 2013 • 129 notes
Mark Gonzales poem/envelopes from Feature Gallery (1993).
Gonzales could also do this -ds
5:30 am • 20 July 2013 • 81 notes
TO ALL THE ARTISTS OUT THERE
From September 25, 2013–January 6, 2014, the Museum of Modern Art Library will be hosting an exhibition titled Reading List: Artists’ Selections from the MoMA Library Collection, in the mezzanine of The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building and we would like to hear from you. If you would like to make a contribution please fill out the form below. Thanks! -ls+rm
4:05 pm • 11 July 2013 • 95 notes