On November 7, 1929, one of the world's best art museums, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), was opened for the first time.
The MoMA Museum is located in the Midtown area of Manhattan's New York City, at 11 West 53 Street.
The museum opened with the initiative and support of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, a philanthropist and a member of the wealthy Rockefeller family from New York. The museum was designed by modernist architect Edward Dorel Stone. On May 21, 2002, the museum was closed for extensive renovations and reopened on November 20, 2004 in a new building designed by Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi.
If you visit New York, the MoMA Museum is one of the places to visit, and rightly so. You will find, among other things, the best and most famous works in the world, such as: Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night", Pablo Picasso's "The Disappearance of Avignon", "The Continuity of Memory" by Salvador Dali, "Broadway Boogie Wogi" by Pete Mondrian, Claude Monet's "The Water Lilies," "The Dance" by Henri Matisse, Paul Cezanne's "Laundromat", Frida Kahlo's "Self-Portrait," Andy Warhol's "Mercy Campbell," Henri Rousseau's Sleeping Gypsy, Lovers "of Renee Magritte.
In the museum there are permanent exhibitions of the most highly regarded American artists: Jackson Pollock, Jasper Jones, Edward Hopper, Ross Blackner, Andy Warhol, Chuck Coles, Ralph Basque, Raphael Olavinsky, Edward Avdisian and others.
The museum also has an extensive collection of photographs and a beautiful sculpture garden.
|Starry Night- Vincent Van Goch 1889- MoMA Museum New York|
November 7 is also Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day