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The MoMA


The MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) is one of the most important museums of the world and it is located in New York, between the Fifth and the Sixth Avenue. As the name tells, it is dedicated to the modern and the contemporary art and inside it are preserved works by famous artist such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Andy Warhol, Pollock, Chagall, Cézanne, Degas, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Rotcho and many others. It was founded in 1929 and, in 1939, is was moved to its current position, which is organized in different departments dedicated to architecture and design, cinema, theatre, painting and sculpture, photography, prints and books.

The MoMA organizes temporary exhibitions, which change every time in order to offer visitors works of all kinds and by different artists.

It is open every day from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm, except from fridays when it closes at 09.00 pm. The ticket costs: 25 dollars for adults, 18 dollars for the over 65 and it is free for people under 16. The cost of the ticket comprends the audio guide: which is very useful to understand the paintings while you are admiring them.

The MoMA is one of the most important attractions of New York: if you are here you absolutely have to visit it and immerse yourself in the splendor of the works.


Il MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) è uno tra i musei più importanti del mondo e si trova a New York, tra la Fifth Avenuee la Sixth Avenue. Come dice il nome, è dedicato all’arte moderna e contemporanea ed al suo interno sono conservati opere di famosi artisti quali Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Andy Warhol, Pollock, Chagall, Cézanne, Degas, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Rotcho e tantissimi altri. È stato fondato nel 1929 e, nel 1939, è stato spostato nella sua posizione attuale, struttura organizzata a dipartimenti dedicati all’architettura ed al design, al cinema, al teatro, alla pittura ed alla scultura, alla fotografia, alle stampe ed i libri.

Il MoMA organizza mostre temporanee, che variano ogni volta in modo da proporre ai visitatori opere di ogni genere e di diversi artisti.

È aperto tutti i giorni dalle 10.00 alle 17.30, tranne il venerdì che chiude alle 21.00. Il biglietto costa: 25 dollari per gli adulti, 18 per gli over 65, gratuito per i bambini e ragazzi fino a 16 anni. Nel costo del biglietto è compresa l’audioguida: è molto utile per comprendere i quadri mentre li si apprezza.

Il MoMA è una delle attrazioni di New York assolutamente da non perdere: se vi trovate a New York dovete assolutamente visitarlo ed immergervi nello splendore delle opere presenti al suo interno.

The Starry Night by Van Gogh
The Lovers, by René Magritte
Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, by Pablo Picasso
Simultaneous Counter-Composition, by Theo van Doesburg
Dance, by Henri Matisse
Trafalgar Square, by Piet Mondrian
Three Musicians, by Pablo Picasso
Flag, by Jasper Johns
The Last Supper, by Andy Warhol
Water Lilies, by Van Gogh

Simultaneous Contrasts: Sun and Moon, by Robert Delaunay

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