THE FOREVER NOW AT MOMA
When New York’s Museum of Modern Art last mounted a survey of contemporary painting in 1984, many of the artists in that show – Baselitz, Basquiat – still needed their given name modifiers. But paintings by 17 international artists working today was the focus of “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World.” “This type of show was a rare one for MoMa,” conceded its curator, Laura Hoptman. Read more about the nearly 90 large – and small-scale paintings made in the last few years by a roster of artists that included Richard Aldrich and Charline von Heyl. With special thanks to the Aïshti Foundation.