I said something like "um...sure...I suppose..."
But I learned a couple important things. One, I had to get a membership to MoMA (so I did. Totally reasonable.) Two, it's amazing if you're like me and educated in the arts by osmosis (i.e. being around art-knowledgeable people and books without studying it) how many incredible works are sitting in MoMA. When you go around corners you stop and say "Whoa, wait a minute...even I recognize that..."
Three, watching and listening to kids explain art is more educational than reading about it:
Four, sitting quietly and contemplating is the absolute best way to go even if it's crowded:
And five and finally, MoMA is the only museum of art I know of with a helicopter in it:
Posted by jbz at September 28, 2008 5:32 PM