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Museum of Modern Art

 
 

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is located in Midtown Manhattan and two blocks away from Times Square's Theater District. The museum opened in 1929 and collection include photos, drawings, paintings, sculptures, illustrated books, design and architectural models, and films. The museum has more than 150,000 works of modern art and more than 22,000 films. With its extensive collection, the museum is an opportunity not to be missed for lovers of contemporary art. 

Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Museum of Modern Art by Alsandro

The museum houses both temporary and permanent exhibits in several galleries. Exhibits include works from well-known American as well as foreign contemporary artists. Treasures here include paintings by well-known artists such as "Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh, "The Dance" by Henri Matisse, and "The Sleeping Beauty" by Henri Rousseau. There is also Andy Warhol's famous pop art the "Campbell's Soup Can".

Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art by Petri Krohn

The museum's films not only include collections from the United States but also from other parts of the world including Asia and Europe. The film collections are across the decades ranging from old classics to more recent productions. The museum also has the world's largest collection of films directed by D. W. Griffith, a pioneer in the American film industry who produced classics such as Intolerance, Birth of a Nation, and Abraham Lincoln.

Location: 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019-5497

Website: Museum of Modern Art

Tel (inquiry): 212-708-9400 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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