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Museum of Modern Art

Fact: Mistakes Happen

Even as august an institution as the Museum of Modern Art has been known to make mistakes: Henri Matisse’s Le Bateau was displayed upside-down for 46 days in 1961 before a visitor to the museum noticed the error and it was fixed.

The Ins and Outs of Defining Contemporary Art

The Ins and Outs of Defining Contemporary Art

The history of contemporary art can be a difficult thing to qualify, not least because it’s something that’s still growing and changing. The last 25 years have seen seemingly countless artists rise to prominence—but which of them will we still be talking about 25 years from now? With their book Defining Contemporary Art: 25 Years […]