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The Museum of Modern Art, New York City
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Delve into the world of 19th- and 20th-century art at The Museum of Modern Art. The museum houses more than 150,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, photos, models and design objects created between 1880 and the present. View works by some of the contemporary art world's most influential artists, including Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Rousseau. Don't miss the museum's world-renowned art photography collection. Try to save time for the vast collection of films and books. You can sip refreshments at the Terrace cafe while overlooking the museum's famous sculpture garden. By using our New York City vacation builder, you can arrange your visit to The Museum of Modern Art and other attractions in New York City.
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  • The Temple of modern art, you can see paintings that have shaped the history of modern art, in particular the 4 floor is a continuum of stunning works. Council to match the ticket at MoMa with the Top of the Rock in order to save money
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  • It is very interesting to explore the rooms because one can find all unique pieces of modern art. Many of them known from art books. A great experience.
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  • Part of the program of visit to New York, reserve time at least. Surprising to see some play as art; as a bottle of shoyo or a bunch of hangers grouped or even a helicopter; but the works of Andy Warol deserve to be seen a a +
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  • Was bit disappointed because of lots of boring stuff. The picture gallery is nice especially the work from Picasso, van Gogh and some german artists. The section about Warhol and the Beatles area is also nice to see. Some strange art about magicians and boring sculptures are wired. Perhaps the reason was that I had higher expectations. Tip: Every Friday between 4 an 8 pm free tickets. Don't be afraid of the long queues. It goes fast!
  • Superb modern art collection creatively curated. The juxtapositions are helpful in understanding the development of modern art. The museum and courtyard are beautiful. I had a nice and fairly priced lunch in the cafe. I started on the top floor and worked my way down and found that was a good flow.
  • One of the best museums of art I have ever visited (and I've seen many in Europe, Asia and US). Amazing permanent collection of the greatest artist and interesting temporary exhibitions. Open everyday til 5:30 p.m., though on Friday's afternoon 4:00—8:00 p.m. the entry is free. However be ready for a great queue.
  • This was my first time in NYC and my first time at the MoMA. Were only there for a few hours on friday during the time when it was free. I'm not very educated on art or experienced with understanding or appreciating some kinds of art but I enjoyed myself greatly. We saw a new exhibit from a German artist which was a little over my head. If I had more time to contemplate it I would appreciate it more I think. After that we spent the rest of our time on the fourth floor with early 20th century artists. I really enjoyed those rooms and liked the descriptions of the rooms and paintings. I really liked the WWI era paintings from the Italians. They reminded me of the cinematography in "The Conformist".. The museum itself is laid out very well. Its easy to navigate and easy to find info about the exhibits especially if you use their audio guide. Its not overwhelming and you can easily just see a few rooms when you're short on time and still feel like you have accomplished something.
  • Museum of Modern Art is love! It's elegant, classy and very inspirational. I love this place. And it's clean here and also I love the fact that I am a LAGCC student and I can go here for free :]