MOMA Acquires "@" For Its Permanent Collection

Paola Antonelli, the senior curator of the Department of Architecture and Design at New York's MOMA, tells me that MOMA has acquired the

Paola Antonelli, the senior curator of the Department of Architecture and Design at New York’s MOMA, tells me that MOMA has acquired the “@” symbol for its collection. This is breakthrough stuff. We increasingly live in a digital world, of nonstuff. Yet, it is real to us. Bringing @ into MOMA is a statement that you no longer have to have a physical object to highlight it’s importance. You can tag it.

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