Walking though the galleries of your favorite museum can generate many questions about the lives of the artists whose works are on view. Artist biographical dictionaries can help answer these questions.
The sequel is a notoriously dicey—though sometimes brilliant—film enterprise, be it Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Empire Strikes Back, or my personal favorite at the age of twelve, The Karate Kid, Part II. After the first round of 30 Seconds videos, in which MoMA staff and members created short videos with filmmaker Thilo Hoffmann, we invited Thilo back late last year.
If you're like me and on a computer all day long, you look for searching short-cuts whenever possible. Now you can save yourself a click by installing NYARC catalog search plugins for Firefox and Internet Explorer. These plugins allow you to search the NYARC catalogs using the search box on the top right of your browser. They'll save you a click and speed up your searching.