Fondly known as MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art is a modern art museum on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Housed in a striking, glass-enrobed Yoshio Taniguchi-designed building, the museum houses one of the most significant collections of modern art in the world, showcasing works by famous artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, Magritte, Van Gogh, and Warhol. The MoMA’s collection also includes comprehensive collections of architecture and design, paintings, prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, film and media, and artist’s books. The MoMA is also home to an extensive library with more than 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs, over 1,000 periodical titles, and over 40,000 files of ephemera about individual artists and groups.
11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
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