Museum of Pizza

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The Museum of Pizza is a pop-up exhibition of pizza-themed art that took place in Brooklyn, New York from October 13 – November 16, 2018. The Museum of Pizza otherwise known as MoPi hosted over 25,000 people in its 6 week run. The Museum of Pizza featured artwork by over 25 different artists including large-scale pizza-inspired custom installations by Adam Green, Shawna-x, Signe Pierce and Emma Stern, Gazoo To The Moon, and more. A group show titled "The Psychedelic Pizza Parlor" was curated by RJ Supa of Yours, Mine, and Ours Gallery (located in downtown Manhattan) and featured work from Sarah Bahbah, Hein Kohn, Adam Parker Smith. Andrew W.K.'s custom pizza guitar was also on display. The Museum also displayed 70 pizza boxes from Scott Wiener's Guinness World Record holding pizza box collection.[1]

The Museum of Pizza was produced by Brooklyn-based media company Nameless Network.[2] Kareem Rahma was inspired by a cave system in Lebanon which served as the inspiration for the Museum's "Cheese Cave" exhibit.[3]

A preview party was held at the New Museum.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cascone, Sarah (October 16, 2018). "Brooklyn's Museum of Pizza Is Now Open—and It's Exactly as Cheesy as You'd Expect". Artnet News. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Mufson, Beckett; McManus, Brian (October 16, 2018). "This Made-for-Instagram Pizza Museum Actually Has Great Art". Vice. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Why those Museum of Pizza ads are so sexual". am New York. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  4. ^ Hess, Amanda (September 27, 2018). "The Existential Void of the Pop-Up 'Experience'". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331.

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