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Make a new ID with copies of your old ones at the #paulramirezjonas exhibition, "Half-Truths." Visitors are invited to work with a facilitator to deconstruct photocopies of their school IDs, transportation passes, credit cards, and licenses, creating a new self-determined identity within the limits of state and corporate data.
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Paul Ramírez Jonas, Fake-ID, 2017 (detail). Installation and performance. Courtesy of the artist

Architectural photographer @iwanbaan captured this image of our #SANAA-designed building from the nearby @publichotels! #regram

Find someone who loves you like #UgoRondinone loves #JohnGiorno. (Enough to organize a multi-part art installation, including this mural in our lobby, in honor of your 80th birthday.) [UGO RONDINONE: I ♥ JOHN GIORNO, Installation View of Graphic Identity by Scott King at the New Museum, 2017 © Scott King, Photo Credit: Daniel Pérez.] #i❤️johngiorno

"I have a fascination with the unnatural world, things that go beyond reality." —#ElaineCameronWeir, whose work is on view in the museum lobby gallery through Sept. 3. .
[Elaine Cameron-Weir, "Snake 8," 2017 (detail). Copper, enamel, stainless steel, and sandbag, 168 x 14 1/2 x 1 in (426.7 x 37 x 2.5 cm); overall dimensions variable]

"There’s something very creative about lying. Much more creative than being truthful." Artist @paulramirezjonas's interactive work "Alternative Facts" requires visitors to tell a lie, which is then notarized as truth. The cost of this legal transformation requires payment of a gold coin, which the facilitator creates by chemically altering visitors’ spare change. Come create an untruth on our fifth floor!

"It's as if they haunt a canvas that can’t quite pin them down."—@thenation on the figures of #LynetteYiadomBoakye. Seventeen of her recent paintings are on view now in “Under-Song For A Cipher.” [Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, “An Amber Cluster,” 2017 (detail). Oil on linen, 51 1/8 x 31 ½ in (130 x 80 cm). Courtesy the artist; Corvi-Mora, London, and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York]

"I paint by instinct and I paint out of passion and anger and violence and sadness and a certain fetishism and out of joy and melancholy together and out of anger especially."—#CarolRama. [Carol Rama, "Opera n. 11" (Renards) [Work no. 11 (Foxes)] (detail), 1938. Watercolor on paper, 28 3/8 x 18 1/8 in (72 x 46 cm) © Archivio Carol Rama, Turin. Photo: Studio Dario & Carlos Tettamanzi, Milan]

This Thursday, artist @lynetteyiadomboakye joins New Museum Artistic Director Massimiliano Gino for a discussion of her celebrated portraits, seventeen of which are currently on view in "Under-Song For A Cipher." Get tickets at the link in our bio. Photo: Leandro Justen/BFA.com

In a political climate of "alternative facts," is it possible to collectively create and agree upon truth? For his exhibition and residency “Half-Truths,” @paulramirezjonas employs the mechanisms of bureaucracies and law as a starting point from which to consider truth. His installation on our fifth floor includes two pieces defined by direct transactions between the audience and the artist or facilitators. Come make a fake ID or have a lie notarized as the truth! #paulramirezjonas

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🇺🇸 Happy 4th! We're open today from 11-6. Today and every day, we celebrate the fundamental American principles of free expression and open engagement.

It's the perfect day for a perfect view. Our Sky Room is open Saturdays and Sundays. #SkyRoomSeason 📸: @jessicawish918

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