Most Famous Paintings at the MoMA New York
Have you been to the MoMA in New York?! The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929, and is currently one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. At the MoMA you will find a selection of extraordinary paintings by Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, Gustav Klimt, Salvador Dalí, Andy Warhol and other leading contemporary artists.
Although the museum has a collection of nearly 200,000 pieces, today I’m sharing a list of famous artworks that you cannot miss during your visit to the MoMA! Save this post for your next visit, or share it with your art loving friends! I captured the majority of these images on the fourth and fifth floor of the museum – where you will find the MoMA’s most popular paintings. Let’s get started!
The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh (1889)
The Water Lilies, Claude Monet (1914)
Hope II, Gustav Klimt (1907)
Street, Dresden, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1908)
Girl In Front of Mirror, Pablo Picasso (1932)
The Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dalí (1931)
Campbell’s Soup Can, Andy Warhol (1962)
The She-Wolf, Jackson Pollock (1943)
Self Portrait with Cropped Hair, Frida Kahlo (1940)
The Song of Love, Giorgio de Chirico (1914)
Las Señoritas de Avignon, Pablo Picasso (1907)
Here are three more paintings that I found to be stunning. In the middle you can see Tree of Paradise by Séraphine Louis, and you can find this piece on the 5th floor of the museum.
Street Light, Giacomo Balla (1910)
Plan Your Visit to the MoMA
The main artworks are located on floors 4 and 5, so my recommendation is to start your visit there, and make your way down.
Get your ticket in advance, and go early in the morning! When I visited the museum I waited around thirty minutes in line at the ticket counter.
How much does it cost to visit the MoMA museum?
Tickets to visit the MoMA in New York cost $25 for adults, and $18 for seniors 65 and over with ID. Full-time students with ID, including international students, pay $14. Children 16 and under can visit the museum for free. Tickets include admission to all galleries and special exhibitions.
Do NYC residents go to the MoMA free?
Tickets for UNIQLO NYC Nights are free for New York City residents but must be
reserved in advance (up to two adults), and are subject to availability and proof of
residency. Tickets are released one week before each event.
- Just Above Midtown: Changing Spaces, through February 18, 2023
- Guillermo del Toro – Crafting Pinocchio, through April 15, 2023
MoMA Store NYC
You can shop MoMA’s store by visiting their website, and you can shop MoMA at Nordstrom (shipping is free, and returns are accepted at any location). See beautiful art pieces below!
See MoMA art available at Nordstrom here.
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