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As Folk Art Museum Teeters, a Grave Loss Looms

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK Kirsten Luce for The New York Times The American Folk Art Museum recently sold its West 53rd Street building to the Museum of Modern Art. More Photos » By ROBERTA SMITH Published: September 19, 2011   Please. Someone, everyone, do something to save the American…

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MoMA to Buy Building Used by Museum of Folk Art

New York Times By KATE TAYLOR Published: May 10, 2011 The Museum of Modern Art is buying the building of the struggling American Folk Art Museum on West 53rd Street, officials said Tuesday. The folk art museum will continue to operate in its much smaller…

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New show opening at the American Folk Art Museum

Approaching Abstraction The first museum exhibition to look at the concept of abstraction in the work of self-taught artists October 6, 2009 through September 6, 2010American Folk Art Museum, 45 West 53 Street, New York 10019 The Kander Valley In The Bernese Oberland Das Kander-Thal…

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