painting marc chagall  MoMa great place to visit on New York holiday

Marc Chagall at MoMa

The Museum of Modern Art underwent a dramatic $425m renovation by architect Yoshio Taniguchi and now offers an unparalleled collection of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th-century to the present. The building is a piece of art making great use of glass, granite and metal. It is built around a 110ft tall atrium which allows light to diffuse throughout the building and provides fabulous views of the sculpture garden.

MoMa has the greatest collection of paintings and sculpture from the late 19th-century and also features galleries dedicated to photography, graphic design, conceptual art and architectural design. It is is a place that inspires creativity, excites minds, and its extraordinary exhibitions and collection of modern art is sufficient reason itself to have a city break to New York.

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The collection of Paintings and Sculpture are arranged in chronological order starting on the 5th-floor and go down to the 4th to create a comprehensive history of modern art. Artists represented include – Paul Cezzane, Salvador Dali,Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Willem Kooning and many many more.

The 3rd-floor is dedicated to Architecture and Design, Drawing and Photography as well as Special Exhibitions which change on a frequent basis. The photography collection of over 25,000 prints shows the development of photography from the 1840’s to today. On the 2nd-floor you will discover Contemporary Galleries, Prints, Film and Media as well a superb display of conceptual art.

MoMa will challenge your senses, you may not like everything you see but it is a wonderful exhibit of the greatest artists and designers from the last 130 years.

Museum of Modern Art in New York has a great collection of conceptual art

Conceptual Art at MoMa

Visitor Information

Entrance from 53rd or 54th Street

Open 10:30am – 5:30pm (8:00pm Friday)
Closed Tuesday

Adults $25,   Seniors over 65   $18,
Students $14,   Children  $ free

Buses M4, M5, M6, M7

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