Saturday, January 17, 2015

MoMA, a must visit in New York

Did you ever seen the book entitled 1001 Paintings you must see before you die ? Well, if you are on an art bucket list you can tick off quite a few 'must see' just by visiting MoMa (Museum of Modern Art) in NY. 

 Barnett Newman
 The Wild - 1950 (with my kids)
This was an amazing experience for all the family, and as a bonus there was this brilliant exhibition on too (where we could not take photos, sorry!).  And here, not in any particular order, a few of my favorites.

Roy Lichtenstein
Drowning Girl - 1963

Roy Lichtenstein
Girl with Ball - 1961

Andy Warhol
Gold Marilyn Monroe - 1962

Jasper Johns
  Flag - 1954-56

Frida Kahlo
Fulang-Chang and I - 1937

Pablo Picasso
Interior with a Girl Drawing - 1935

Piet Mondrian
Trafalgar Square - 1939-43

Claude Monet
Agapanthus - 1914-26

Alberto Giacometti
Hands Holding the Void (Invisible Object) - 1934 (cast c. 1954-55)

Salvador Dalí
The Persistence of Memory - 1931

Max Ernst
Lunar Asparagus - 1935 (cast 1972)

Amedeo Modigliani
Reclining Nude - c. 1919

Giorgio Morandi
Still Life - 1916

Henry Matisse
Dance (I) - 1909

Henri Rousseau
The Sleeping Gypsy - 1897

Vincent van Gogh
The Starry Night - 1889

Vincent van Gogh
The Olive Trees - 1889

Paul Gauguin
The Seed of the Areoi - 1892

Georges-Pierre Seurat
Port-en-Bessin, Entrance in the Harbor - 1888

Gustav Klimt
Hope, II - 1907-08
Photos by Alessandra Zecchini ©


  1. Hi there, what a beautiful collection of images, moma must be be an impressive place to visit! I found your image of "Invisible Object" earlier today, which relates to an article Ive just written, thought I should let you know, it might be of interest to know where the inspiration to Giacometti's sculpture came from. cheers! here is the short link to the article:


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