Album (Madeline Tomaini), 2007, 42″ x 108″ (framed), archival digital ink jet prints, rice paper, Jade glue, archival tape, ink, graphite, found photo corners, and soot
On View Summer 2009
June 2 – September 14, 2009
In 2008, the Museum of Modern Art acquired a large multi-part photographic work entitled Album (Madeline Tomaini) In this piece, the artist has inserted herself in the found photographs/lives of others shown above in full and in a passage/detail shown below. The work was on view in the museum with a selection of contemporary photographs in the Menschel Gallery. To view this work in the Modern’s collection click on MoMA
The artist’s photographs were featured in the summer 2008 Aperture magazine in an article by Amei Wallach. To read the article please visit “Jane Hammond’s Recombinant DNA.”
Prior to the opening of the Rubin Museum Art in New York in 2004, the artist was asked by artists Kiki Smith and Årlene Shechet to make a flag to mark the festivities of the museum’s opening. The Museum has now published a book commemorating “The Flag Project,” with essays by Simon Winchester and Katherine Anne Paul on Tibetan prayer flags, the inspiration for this project. All of the artists’ flags are reproduced in the book.