Ramon Muxter

The Oscars, through the lens of art at the MIA

If you’re watching the Academy Awards this Sunday and find your mind wandering—as it likely will over the course of four hours—consider these connections between several of the nominees for Best Picture and artworks from the MIA collection. The movies, after all, trade in established iconography, visual shorthand. (Earlier this year on MIA Stories, John . . . Keep reading »

Art Inspires: Alec Soth on Ramon Muxter

In the late 1990s, I got a job working in the darkroom at the MIA. My single Sisyphean task was to make seven black-and-white prints of every object in the museum for its various archives. The reward was a chance to peer into obscure corners of the collection. I was particularly taken with the work . . . Keep reading »

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