Recreating the world after the flood | Philip Guston | UNIQLO ARTSPEAKS

Explore how a painting can capture both our powerlessness in the face of catastrophe, as well as our capacity to rebuild. Kayla Dalle Molle, collection specialist in MoMA’s Department of Painting and Sculpture, takes a close look at Philip Guston’s 1975 painting “Deluge II” and sees not only connections to our tumultuous present, but the hopeful promise of recreating a world after the flood.

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