Materials from the MoMA Archives related to the Museum's vital Junior Council
Psychedelic Prayers by the countercultural legend
Fascinating materials from the Vladimir Nabokov archive at the NYPL
An exquisite object from the New York Public Library’s Pforzheimer Collection
Materials related to 1940 MoMA blockbuster
Materials from the MoMA Archives relating to its sculpture garden
These anonymous photographs are all about me—and us.
Materials related to MoMA’s “Arts in Therapy” program for WW II vets
A transgressive figure finds inspiration in a surprising source
Introducing our largest issue, devoted to personal and institutional archives
Exquisite marbled papers from the Sheaff Paper Ephemera Collection
Re-locating the work of Claude Monet
Used coloring book pages from the collection of Rich Remsberg
Tape recordings from the Christopher Knowles Archives
Stephen Sprouse materials from the McCranie/Magri Archives
Curated images from the archives of the American Museum of Natural History
An art photographer trains his expert eye on his own oeuvre.
A re-presentation of the artist's 2013 Jewish Museum exhibition
Materials from MoMA related to Scott Burton's performances
Esopus regular Remsburg found this anonymous collage in a shop in Readsboro, VT, in 2004.
Material related to a groundbreaking 1969 exhibition
Never-before-seen materials related to the Museum’s discontinued Art Lending Service
Rebus puzzles found in a bound volume of a Victorian-era children’s magazine
A treasure trove of mail art sent by artist Ray Johnson to optician/artist Robert Warner
Anonymous photographs of people who keep raccoons as pets
Documents detailing an important opening and radio broadcast by FDR from the MoMA archives.
Documents relating to a seminal episode of “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman”
This installment of the joint series with MoMA’s archives concerns MoMA’s relationship with TV.
Librarian Marjorie G. Wynne applied her archiving talents to more than just rare books.
Materials from MoMA’s archives relating to painter Grace Hartigan
Documents relating to a forgotten 1968 film by the Muppets creator
A selection of pages from the Museum of Modern Art’s first guest book, many reproduced here for the first time
Sketches by former MoMA director René d’Harnoncourt presented with the MoMA archives
An American P.O.W.’s diary from World War II, discovered posthumously by his son
Documentation of a secret WW2–era MoMA project, referred to by insiders as “Exhibition X”
A letter discovered in 1975 in a hiding place beneath a cottage in Palo Alto, CA
Correspondence between two legends: artist James Lee Byars and curator Dorothy Miller
A selection of Alfred H. Barr, Jr.’s papers from MoMA’s archives
This trip down memory lane was guided only by cigarette burns.
Collector Alex Shear offers yet another object from his collection of American ephemera
A found collection of epitaphs composed by monument builder Al Sutherland
A facsimile of a Vietnam-era license plate (removable insert) with striking contemporary resonances
These letters, found at a flea market in Massachusetts, are a study in rejection and tenacity.
A 17" x 22" removable poster wryly commemorates the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident.
This 1957 entertainer’s gag book was recovered from a Santa Monica yard sale.
An assortment of gun-shaped objects (yes, that’s a hair dryer) on a 17” x 32” poster
Treasures from the estate sale of a San Francisco vice cop