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Museum of Modern Art – MoMA – New York

The MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), is considered the most important museum of modern art in the world. It is located in Midtown Manhattan, New York, at 11 West with 53rd Street and between Fifth and Sixth Avenue.

It was founded by American philanthropists Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, in order to give citizens the opportunity to understand, use and enjoy the visual arts in those times. It opened its doors to the public on November 7, 1929.

Some of the most important works exhibited in the MoMa are: The Starry Night by Van Gogh, The Ladies of Avignon by Picasso, The Persistence of the Memory of Dalí, The Dutch Interior of Miró, Broadway Boogie-Woogie by Piet Mondrian and works of American artists such as Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Edward Hopper.

 

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