Don’t Forget to Call Your Mother

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028, USA
On view through September 15, 2024

At a time when photographs are primarily shared and saved digitally, many artists are returning to the physicality of snapshots in an album or pictures in an archive as a source of inspiration.

Drawing its title, Don’t Forget to Call Your Mother, from a photograph by Italian provocateur Maurizio Cattelan, the exhibition consists of works in The Met collection from the 1970s to today that reflect upon the complicated feelings of nostalgia and sentimentality that these objects conjure, while underlining the power of the found object.

Read more about Don’t Forget to Call Your Mother here.

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