MOMA: Shipping & Receiving (Episode 1) | AT THE MUSEUM
As the Museum of Modern Art prepares to ship 200 masterworks by artists like Picasso, Cézanne, Rothko and de Kooning for a special exhibition at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, other MoMA staff begin to install a new line-up of exhibitions in New York. See what it takes to run a modern museum in our new documentary series: “At the Museum.”
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See the latest episodes of MoMA’s new 8-part documentary series, AT THE MUSEUM Shipping and Receiving (Episode 1) | AT THE MUSEUM http://bit.ly/2h7y9Rg The Making of Max Ernst (Episode 2) | AT THE MUSEUM http://bit.ly/2z94USw Pressing Matters (Episode 3) | AT THE MUSEUM http://bit.ly/2APpMxX Art Speaks (Episode 4) | AT THE MUSEUM http://bit.ly/2isNc5b New episodes released every Friday through December 15, 2017
MoMA has been important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world. MoMA’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 MoMA Library includes approximately 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs, over 1,000 periodical titles, and over 40,000 files of ephemeraabout individual artists and groups. The archives holds primary source material related to the history of modern and contemporary art.