Robert Kushner. Samba Class. 1982. Acrylic and reverse appliqué of disco mylar and zig-zag sequin embroidery on cotton. Courtesy the artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

MoMA and MoMA PS1 come together to present Greater New York 2010, the third iteration of the series renowned for showcasing artists who live and work in the New York metropolitan area. As in years past, the exhibition focuses on emerging artists who have innovated within their own disciplines. Previous Greater New York installations have introduced such figures as Julie Mehretu, Jeremy Blake, Dana Schutz, SWOON, Mickalene Thomas, and Banks Violette.

Organized by Klaus Biesenbach, MoMA PS1 Director and MoMA Chief Curator at Large; Connie Butler, MoMA Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawing; and Neville Wakefield, MoMA PS1 Senior Curatorial Advisor.

The exhibition is made possible by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation, the Julia Stoschek Foundation, Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine G. Farley, the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Trust, and the MoMA PS1 Board of Directors. Generous support is provided by Agnes Gund, Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis, Richard Chang and Tina Lee, Maja Oeri and Hans Bodenmann, Beth Swofford, Adam Kimmel, The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art, Sydie Lansing, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Diana Widmaier Picasso, Dorothy Lichtenstein, and by The Contemporary Arts Council and The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art. Additional funding is provided by Franny Heller Zorn and Richard L. Zorn and by The Student Body of MoMA PS1. The accompanying publication is made possible by The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art.