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Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

Works: 10,840 works in 17,000 publications in 10 languages and 409,347 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Essays  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Author, his, 475, Organizer of meeting, Producer, Compiler, Collector, Contributor, Author of introduction, Curator
Classifications: TR650, 709.04
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Most widely held works by Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
The family of man : the photographic exhibition by Edward Steichen( Book )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conceived as an exhibition for MoMA in New York in 1955, with a catalogue published both by Maco Magazine Corporation and Simon and Schuster, The Family of Man has been heavily criticized, usually for its sentimentality and its disingenuous simplicity. Although indeed sentimental, The Family of Man was not as simple as it looked. ... The de-politicization of the photography was in fact a calculated piece of political image-making, stating that American values were the only universal values, and that the world could be one big happy family under the beneficent guidance of Uncle Sam. ... One of the ironic aspects of the project is the way its whole aesthetic derives from those German and Soviet exhibitions and propaganda books of the 1930s. The sententious tone, the grim determinism, the tendentious ideological stance, even the design, place The Family of Man in the propagandist mode of modernism rather than in the utopian wing to which it nominally aspires. Nevertheless, and this is an important point, it contains many fine photographs."--The Photobook : A History Volume II / Martin Parr and Gerry Badger. London : Phaidon, 2004
Pablo Picasso, a retrospective by Pablo Picasso( Book )

19 editions published in 1980 in 5 languages and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over one thousand captioned photographs of works by the artist
Marcel Duchamp by Anne D'Harnoncourt( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and French and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picasso, fifty years of his art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

30 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complexity and contradiction in architecture by Robert Venturi( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu ji shi jian zhu ping lun de yi zhong chang shi, you shi yi zhong bian jie, ji jian jie di dui zi yi zuo pin de jie shi
Dada, Surrealism, and their heritage by William Rubin( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exhibition tracing the history of the Dada and Surrealist movements
"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modern by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crucial influence of the tribal arts--especially those of Africa and Oceania--on modern painters and sculptors has long been recognized. Yet surprisingly, this book is the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of the subject in half a century, and the first ever to illustrate and discuss tribal works collected by vanguard artists. In this visually stunning and intellectually provocative work, nineteen heavily illustrated essays by fifteen scholars confront complex aesthetic, art-historical, and sociological problems posed by this dramatic chapter in the history of modern art. The long introductory essay by William Rubin, while defining the parameters of modernist primitivism, sketches the history of western attitudes toward primitive peoples and, in particular, toward their art, raising fundamental questions and correcting widespread misconceptions. Succeeding background chapters by historians of primitive art trace the arrival and dissemination of African, Oceanic, American Indian, and Eskimo art in the West. In 1906 tribal sculpture was "discovered" by twentieth century artists; these objects had suddenly become relevant because of the changes in the nature of modern art itself. The main body of the book contains a series of essays on primitivism in the works of Gauguin, the Fauves, Picasso, Brancusi, the German Expressionists, Lipchitz, Modigliani, Klee, Giacometti, Moore, the Surrealists, Abstract Expressionists. It concludes with a discussion of primitivist contemporary artists, including those involved in earthworks, shamanism, and ritual -inspired performances. More than a thousand illustrations juxtapose on the pages of these volumes specific Primitive works with those of modernist masters, exploring their underlying affinities and illuminating intricate problems of influence and rapport. The tribal works illustrated include not only a variety of masterpieces pertinent to modernist interests, but other objects vital to the history of primitivism." -- Publisher's description
Indian art of the United States by Frederic H Douglas( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sculpture of Picasso by Roland Penrose( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exhibition of Picasso's sculptures
Henri Matisse : a retrospective by John Elderfield( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete overview of the art and career of Henri Matisse through an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art
Andy Warhol : a retrospective by Andy Warhol( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and French and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 600 illustrations of Warhol's works from the fifties to the eighties
Cubism and abstract art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

36 editions published between 1936 and 1986 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Cornell by Kynaston McShine( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cézanne : the late work : essays by Paul Cézanne( Book )

12 editions published in 1977 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matisse Picasso by Réunion des musées nationaux (France)( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso have long been seen as the twin giants of modern art, as polar opposites but also as complementary figures. Between them they are the originators of many of the most significant innovations of 20th-century painting and sculpture, but their relationship has rarely been explored in all of its closeness and complexity. In spite of their initial rivalry, the two masters eventually acknowledged one another as equals, becoming, in their old age, increasingly important to one another both artistically and personally. From the time of their initial encounters in 1906 in Gertrude and Leo Stein's Paris studio until 1917, they individually produced some of the greatest art of the 20th century and maintained an openly competitive relationship brimming with intense innovation. Matisse Picasso presents the artists' oeuvres in groupings that reveal the affinities but also the extreme contrasts of their artistic visions. Published to accompany the landmark exhibition (a joint effort of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Tate Modern, London; the Reunion des musees nationaux/Musee Picasso, and the Musee national d'art moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris), Matisse Picasso is the first major examination of the fascinating relationships between their art, their careers, and their lives. Thirty-four essays, each by a member of the exhibition's curatorial team, focus on a particular moment in the artists' evolving relationship. These texts are accompanied by an introductory history, commentary on the public perception of important artistic relationships, and an extensive chronology
Sculpture of the twentieth century by Andrew Carnduff Ritchie( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life in photography by Edward Steichen( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German art of the twentieth century by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African textiles and decorative arts by Roy Sieber( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles on the exhibition African textiles and decorative arts and the accompanying book on the exhibition by Roy Sieber
Dada : Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris by Leah Dickerman( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dada includes many of the key figures in the history of modernism, such as Hans Arp, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Hannah Hoch, John Heartfield, Francis Picabla, Kurt Schwitters, and Sophie Taeuber, and introduces artists who are less well known. This book explores the variety of art-making practices that emerged between 1916 and 1924 in the movement's primary centers: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, and Paris. Six city essays by scholars of the movement; an illustrated chronology; more than forty artists' biographies; period photographs; and extensive plate sections document a provocative and influential artistic era." "This illustrated book accompanies Dada, the most comprehensive museum exhibition of Dada art ever mounted in the United States, on view in 2006 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition was on view at the Musee national d'art moderne-Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2005"--Jacket
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"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modern
Alternative Names

Modernās mākslas muzejs (Ņujorka, Amerikas Savienotās Valstis)


MoMA (Museum of Modern Art : New York, N.Y.)

Musée d'art moderne (New York, N.Y.)

Museo de Arte Moderna

Museo de Arte Moderno de Nueva York

Museu d'Art Modern de Nova York

Museu de Arte Moderna

Museum of Modern Art (New York)

Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

Muzej moderne umetnosti u Njujorku

Muzej moderne umjetnosti

Muzeo de Moderna Arto de Novjorko

Muzeul de Artă Modernă

Muzeum moderního umění

Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej MoMA.

New Yorgi moodsa kunsti muuseum

New York (City). Museum of Modern Art

New York. Museum of Modern Art

New York (N.Y.)

New York (N.Y.). Museum of Modern Art

New Yorkeko Arte Modernoaren Museoa

Ņujorka (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). Modernās mākslas muzejs

Ņujorka (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). Museum of Modern Art

Ņujorkas Modernās mākslas muzejs

Nyū Yōku Kindai Bijutsukan

Nyu-York Müasir İncəsənət Muzeyi

Μουσείο Μοντέρνας Τέχνης

Музей на модерното изкуство

Музей сучасного мистецтва

Музеј модерне уметности у Њујорку

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Marcel DuchampComplexity and contradiction in architecture"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modernHenri Matisse : a retrospectiveJoseph CornellMatisse PicassoDada : Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris