The New Museum is devoted to presenting, studying, and interpreting contemporary art.
Not a collecting institution, the New Museum is known internationally for the adventurousness and global scope of its curatorial program. Every exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, documenting the exhibition for present and future audiences.
The Museum is located in a notable seven-story, eight-level structure designed by Tokyo-based architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA, which is clad in a seamless, anodized expanded aluminum mesh. The facility includes a theater, five floors of gallery spaces, and a distinctive Sky Room with panoramic views of lower Manhattan.
Works across mediums by thirty artists from nineteen countries
Fantastical videos and sculpture employ absurdist satire to critique morality, religion, power, and more
Performance and choreography represent symbolic manifestations of history