Masterworks of Modern Art From The Museum Of Modern Art, New YorkISBN: 8881172984;
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art in New York is dedicated to being the foremost Modern art museum in the world. It manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity, and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art. Masterworks from The Museum of Modern Art is a stunning survey of the Museum's collection. Reproduced here are some 240 works representing significant movements including Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Futurism, Dadaism, Pop art, and Surrealism. Among these genres are some of the world's best-known and beloved materpieces such as Van Gogh's Starry Night , Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon , and DalA's Persistence of Memory . This comprehensive and authoritative gift volume includes a presentation of the new MoMA--which opened in November, 2004--by Museum Director, Glenn D. Lowry. Each of the...
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