Museum of Modern Art
Art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, on 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. It has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world.
The museum’s collection offers an unparalleled overview in modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawings, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist’s books, film, and electronic media.
Considered by many to have the best collection of modern Western masterpieces in the world, MoMA’s holdings include more than 150,000 individual pieces in addition to approximately 22,000 films and 4 million film stills. The collection houses such important and familiar works as the following:
▪The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh
▪The Sleeping Gypsy by Henri Rousseau
▪The Dream by Henri Rousseau
▪Les Demoiselles d’Avignon by Pablo Picasso
▪The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dalí
▪Broadway Boogie Woogie by Piet Mondrian
▪Campbell’s Soup Cans by Andy Warhol
▪Te aa no areois (The Seed of the Areoi) by Paul Gauguin
▪Water Lilies triptych by Claude Monet
▪The Dance by Henri Matisse
▪The Bather by Paul Cézanne