Most people around the world who are interested in art, have heard of The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) located in Manhattan. Although it is one of the hundreds of museums in New York City such as The Metropolitan Museum and the American Museum of Natural History, the MOMA is one of the most visited museums for both tourists and residents.
The Museum Of Modern Art (1939–present) is located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth Avenue, which is called “Museum Mile.” Visitors are amazed at the number of the galleries that display the artwork of famous and obscure artists. The museum houses one of the most beautiful and famous paintings in the world; Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,”
At the MOMA visitors can get an up-close view of some of the most famous artworks in the world. From the details of the brush stroke to the mixture of multi-colors, visitors can feel and experience the uniqueness of each artist and their fantastic artwork. For those who have seen these art pieces in a picture, the experience can be even great. A photo can never replace the feeling of looking at these works of art in person.
The following are painting and descriptions of some of the most famous artists in the world:
Vincent Van Gogh
The Starry Night
Saint Rémy, June 1889
This picture is an oil painting on canvas, it depicts the eastern window of the shelter in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence before sunrise, as well as an idealized village. It’s the most famous picture that Vincent van Gogh have drew.
“The Bather” is one of the most memorable art work of Cezanne painting, even the undisciplined torso and arms were without her own conceit. He does not represent the nudity of men as the classical and Renaissance artists did. This painting incorporates a new understanding of vision and light developed by Impressionism.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
This painting do reflection of the modern street life of Germany, of Dresden especially, before the First World War. He put these disharmonious factors together, we have to figure out what this crazy city is.
On the one hand, he uses these lively, high-profile colors, and at the same time, he presents a nightmare.
Green Still Light
Avignon, Summer 1914
There is less information for this art work on MOMA website, the reason why I took a picture for this one is Avignon use different hue of green to paint this picture. Also the shape of the cup and bottle shows creativity.
Paris, Winter 1911-12
The central triangular object represents the shape of the head and torso of a woman. The six vertical lines in the middle and lower part of the painting represent the guitar strings played by women. Picasso and Braque use multiple expressions simultaneously in this Cubist period: Picasso combines language, symbolism, and near abstraction.
The interior design of the MoMA