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The MoMA Goes to Paris

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On October 11, some 200 works from the Museum of Modern Art go on view in Paris, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. According to MoMA director Glenn Lowry, the exhibition is a way for the New York museum to support a new institution—the FLV opened in 2014—while exposing MoMA’s collection to a larger audience.

The show’s title, Being Modern: MoMA in Paris, points to the ongoing conundrum of the museum’s mission: how to keep pace with shifting notions of modernity. As Gertrude Stein once told MoMA’s founding director, an institution…

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