Modern Artifacts 14: Imagining Possibilities


Unearthed manuscripts by Erik Satie, Robert Motherwell, Piet Mondrian, and others—originally destined to appear in a never-published second issue of the influential postwar art journal Possibilities (edited by Motherwell and Harold Rosenberg)—comprise this issue's installment of "Modern Artifacts," the acclaimed series Esopus regularly copresents with the Museum of Modern Art Archives. 

Michelle Elligott is Chief of Archives, Library, and Research Collections at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Elligott coedited Art in Our Time: A Chronicle of the Museum of Modern Art, cocurated MoMA’s “1969” exhibition, and has published and lectured widely.