Nov. 19: Cut to Swipe at the Museum of Modern Art – let’s meet there!

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Exhibition: Cut to Swipe, on the second floor – the gallery is directly to the right of the escalator.

Wednesday, November 19

Class meets at 11:30 at the Museum of Modern Art, in the area outside the Cut to Swipe exhibition space, at the top of the escalator.

GO TO THE INFORMATION DESK, PRESENT YOUR CUNY ID, AND GET A FREE TICKET
DO NOT WAIT IN THE TICKET LINE / BRING YOUR CUNY I.D. FOR FREE ADMISSION

We will be there from 11:30 pm – 12:30 pm

Address:
Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53rd Street
NYC 10019

How to get there:
Take the No. 6 Train to 51st St./Lexington Ave.
Walk North 2 blocks to 53rd Street.
Walk 3-1/2 blocks West to MoMA Entrance at 11. W. 53rd St.

Take the B, D, F, or M train to 47-50th St. Rockefeller Center.
Board at the front of the train. Exit at 47-50th Street/6th Avenue.
Walk North to 53rd Street, and walk 1/2 block East to the MoMA entrance at 11 W. 53rd St.

or,

Take the E or M train to 5th Avenue/53rd St.
Walk 1/2 block West to the MoMA entrance at 11 W. 53rd St.

or,

Take the X10 Bus – schedule is here >> x10 to Madison Ave. + E. 54th Street, Manhattan
Walk South 1 block to 53rd Street and walk 1-1/2 blocks West to 11 W. 53rd St.

View Google Maps

DO NOT DRIVE TO THE MUSEUM – PARKING WILL BE DIFFICULT OR NON-EXISTENT.

MEET ON THE SECOND FLOOR IN THE AREA OUTSIDE THE GALLERY, AT THE TOP OF THE ESCALATOR.


Assignment:

Take notes, including the titles of works on view, the artist’s/maker’s name, medium, and date.
The museum allows visitors to take photos of this exhibit, so take photos to remind yourself of the works on view.
Write down your impressions of what exhibitions you visited, and choose one or two works to write about in class next week. You will be writing 1 -2 pages in class.

Preparation for this assignment includes looking up the artist and the work. Find out more about the artist and the background and context for the work. Bring your notes to class.


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