Park McArthur Prods MoMA Expansion, Heather Guertin’s Luscious Paintings, and Ramiken Returns
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Park McArthur Prods MoMA Expansion, Heather Guertin’s Luscious Paintings, and Ramiken Returns

Installation view of “Projects 195: Park McArthur,” October 27, 2018–January 27, 2019, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK/DIGITAL IMAGE © 2018 THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK/PHOTO BY DENIS DOORLY In this ART OF THE CITY column: PARK MCARTHUR offers an elegant critique of MoMA’s big-budget expansion (and philanthropy writ large), HEATHER GUERTIN serves up a fresh batch of paintings at Brennan & Griffin, and the newly relocated RAMIKEN CRUCIBLE comes out swinging. 1. RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN Offered the chance to have an exhibition in a prime space at the Museum of Modern Art in New York—an opportunity that any early-career artist would kill for— Park McArthur has responded by leaving it nearly empty. The title of the New Yorker’s show, “Projects 195: Park McArthur,” appears in huge letters wrapped around two walls of a capacious fourth-floor gallery that overlooks the museum’s sculpture garden. There are also two leather couches and two frames hanging on the wall that hold promotional papers for 53W53 , the 82-story Jean Nouvel–designed luxury condo tower that will house part of MoMA’s forthcoming $400 million expansion . Those papers list […]

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