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Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. It has been important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world. The museum's collection offers an overview of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist's books, film and electronic media.

The Library's holdings include approximately 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs, over 1,000 periodical titles, and over 40,000 files of ephemera about individual artists and groups. The archives holds primary source material related to the history of modern and contemporary art.

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Still Life With Fruit Dish

Paul Cézanne, 1879-1880

The Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

Georges Seurat, 1890

The Sleeping Gypsy

Henri Rousseau, 1897

Charing Cross Bridge

André Derain, 1905-1906

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Pablo Picasso, 1907

Music (Sketch)

Henri Matisse, 1907

Hope 2

Gustav Klimt, 1907-1908

Two Nudes

Marcel Duchamp, 1910

Girl with a Mandolin (Fally Tellier)

Pablo Picasso, 1910


Odilon Redon, 1910

Roger et Angelica

Odilon Redon, 1910

The Dream

Henri Rousseau, 1910

The City Rises

Umberto Boccioni, 1910

The Laugh

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

The Riot

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

I and the Village

Marc Chagall, 1911

States of Mind I: The Farewells

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

States of Mind II: Those Who Go

Umberto Boccioni, 1911


Marcel Duchamp, 1911

States of Mind III: Those Who Stay

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

Sketch for States of Mind: The Farewells

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Go

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

Sketch for States of Mind: Those Who Stay

Umberto Boccioni, 1911

The Funeral of the Anarchist Galli

Carlo Carrà, 1910-1911

Development of a Bottle in Space

Umberto Boccioni, 1911


Odilon Redon, 1911

Street Light

Giacomo Balla, 1909-1911

Speeding Automobile

Giacomo Balla, 1912

Dynamic Hieroglyphic of the Bal Tabarin

Gino Severini, 1912


Gino Severini, 1912

Landscape, 47

Natalia Goncharova, 1912

The Passage from Virgin to Bride

Marcel Duchamp, 1912

The Birth of Venus

Odilon Redon, 1912

Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp, 1913

Paths of Movement + Dynamic Sequences

Giacomo Balla, 1913

The Forest

Natalia Goncharova, 1913

Rayonism, Blue-Green Forest

Natalia Goncharova, 1911-1913

Dynamism of a Soccer Player

Umberto Boccioni, 1913

Pier and Ocean

Piet Mondrian, 1914

The Song of Love

Giorgio de Chirico, 1914

Zang Tumb Tumb

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 1914

Visual Synthesis of the Idea: "War"

Gino Severini, 1914

Oval Composition with Light Colors

Piet Mondrian, 1913-1914

Black Square and Red Square

Kazimir Malevich, 1915

In Advance of the Broken Arm

Marcel Duchamp, 1915

The Nativity, for Liturgy

Natalia Goncharova, 1915

Vive la France

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 1914-1915

Armored Train in Action

Gino Severini, 1915

Rhythm of a Russian Dance

Theo van Doesburg, 1918

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