Museum of Modern Art - New York City (US)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is located in Midtown Manhattan in New York, on 53 th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenue. It is of extraordinary importance for the development of modern art and is considered one of the leading museums of modern art in the world.
Designed in 1920 the museum MoMA (museum of modern art) is opened in 1929 as an educational institution not-for-profit organization in the field of 'contemporary and modern art.
The MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) is hosting the first section devoted to architecture and design, founded in 1932. Since its inception, the collection has been built on the recognition that architecture and design are allied and interdependent arts, so that the synthesis has been a fundamental premise of the collection. Includes 28,000 works ranging from large design objects to works on paper and architectural models, several of Museum Architecture and Design collection surveys major figures and movements from the mid-nineteenth century to today.
Starting with the ideology of reform established by the Arts and Crafts movement, the collection includes the most important movements of the twentieth century and contemporary issues. The architecture collection documents buildings through models, drawings and photographs, and includes the Mies van der Rohe. The design collection includes thousands of objects, ranging from household appliances, furniture, utensils and tools, textiles, sports cars, even a helicopter. The graphics collection includes notable examples of typography, posters, and other combinations of text and image.culturali alternative, Hoping for the unconventional style of life and Total Freedom.
The museum's collection offers an incomparable collection of modern and contemporary world, is home to architectural projects and design objects, drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, screen prints, drawings, films and multimedia works.
The library and archives of MoMA's collection of more than 300,000 books and periodicals, as well as personal records of more than 70,000 artists.