MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

MoMA at NGV provides a unique survey of the Museum’s iconic collection.

Consisting of over 200 key works, arranged chronologically into eight thematic sections, the exhibition traces the development of art and design from late-nineteenth-century urban and industrial transformation, through to the digital and global present.

The emergence of a ‘new art’ at the dawn of the twentieth-century is represented by some of MoMA’s earliest acquisitions, including masterworks by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Paul Cézanne. Works by pioneering Cubist and Futurist artists, including Pablo Picasso and Umberto Boccioni, appear alongside the radically abstracted forms present in works by such artists as Lyubov’ Popova and Piet Mondrian, the surreal visual language of paintings by artists like Salvador Dalí and Frida Kahlo, and the spontaneity and tactility advanced in works by Alexander Calder and Jackson Pollock, and other prominent Abstract Expressionist artists.

The Exhibition will be on display 9 June – 7 October

For more information and to buy tickets, ngv.vic.gov.au

Images Exhibition image of MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, 2018 on display at NGV International from 9 June – 7 October, Photo: Tom Ross

Event starts
Saturday 9 June, 2018
Event Ends
Sunday 7 October, 2018
Venue
National Gallery of Victoria
Venue Address
180 St Kilda Rd
Location

Victoria, Melbourne VIC 3000

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