18 Cross-Generational Artists will Be Featured in MoMA PS 1’s Presentation of The Talent Show

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NEW YORK, NY.- MoMA PS1 presents The Talent Show, featuring works by 18 artists in the First Floor Main Galleries beginning on December 12, 2010. The exhibition is curated by MoMA PS1 Curator Peter Eleey. In recent years, television’s reality shows and talent competitions have offered participants a chance at fame, while various kinds of Web-based social media have pioneered new forms of communication that increasingly allow us to present our private lives as public theater. During the same period, governments worldwide have asserted vast new powers of surveillance, placing unwitting “participants” on an entirely different kind of stage. Against this backdrop, The Talent Show examines a range