Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Field Trip: Patti Smith and Michael Stipe celebrate Jean Genet's 100th birthday at MoMA

The movies–among other games–teach the natural, a natural made up completely of artifices ...

-- Jean Genet Our Lady of the Flowers

On Sunday, December 19, MoMA visitors were treated to a “walk-in performance” by artist and musician Patti Smith, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of prominent and challenging French writer and political activist Jean Genet. The performance, in MoMA’s Marron Atrium, could not have been better. (more at MoMA Inside/Out)

Jean Genet

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