Museum of Modern Art. New York. United State.
The Museum off Modern Art of New York (MoMA) was founded in 1929 by Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. The collections testify to the evolution of art, of the impressionism of the end of the 19th century at the time contemporary. As of the first exposure: “ Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, Van Gogh ” in 1929, the museum sought to reach many people. The collections of the museum increased until including more than 100 000 parts. They give a comprehensive view of the main actors and tendencies of art since the years 1880 until the current time. Works of Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh (the Starry Night, 1889) illustrate impressionist art and postimpressionnist. Several Picasso, the Young ladies of Avignon (1907), offer a beautiful presentation of the cubism, while works of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henri Matisse or Umberto Boccioni expose respectively the currents expressionnist, fauve and futuristic. The abstract art is well represented with paintings of Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Kazimir Malevitch and Paul Klee, just as surrealism and the hobby-horses: Max Ernst, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp.