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MoMA Meets Melbourne

Many people have compared Melbourne to the Big Apple, and this winter, guests will be able to experience one of the world’s favourite museums right here in Melbourne!

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, is bringing 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art. The exhibit will be available for a limited time between June 9 – October 7.

Don’t miss out

Stay riverside this winter with central accommodation:

  • Stroll the 20-minute walk along Flinder’s Street OR wander along the Yarra River and enter NGV from the river entrance
  • Take a 15-minute free tram that will drop you at Federation Square

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What to expect

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.

No need to jump on a long haul flight to experience cultural wonder this winter!

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