nyc art scene

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Opens Today: “Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925”MoMA, 11 West 53rd St., NYCAbstraction was not the inspiration of a solitary genius but the product of network thinking—of ideas moving through a nexus of artists and intellectuals working in different media and in far-flung places. Its pioneers were more closely linked than is generally understood. This diagram maps the relationships among the artists represented in Inventing Abstraction, all of whom played a significant role in the development of a new modern language for the arts. Vectors connect individuals whose acquaintance with one another during these years could be documented; the names in red are those with the most connections within this group. - thru April 15

Opens Today:

Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925

MoMA, 11 West 53rd St., NYC

Abstraction was not the inspiration of a solitary genius but the product of network thinking—of ideas moving through a nexus of artists and intellectuals working in different media and in far-flung places. Its pioneers were more closely linked than is generally understood. This diagram maps the relationships among the artists represented in Inventing Abstraction, all of whom played a significant role in the development of a new modern language for the arts. Vectors connect individuals whose acquaintance with one another during these years could be documented; the names in red are those with the most connections within this group.
- thru April 15

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    Previewed this last Wednesday with family. Looked great. Can’t wait to go back and spend some more time in it.
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    Life itself is abstract
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    I have a date with this exhibit in January. Stoked.
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    I kinda want to see this X: @chipstr