11 West 53 Street
between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
New York

The Museum of Modern Art in New York is housed in a building designed by Yoshio Taniguchi and has a permanent collection which is divided into the following sections, Architecture and Design, Drawings and Films.

The museum is renowned for its large display of modernist art which takes in all the artist advances of the 20th century, as well as a collection of furniture, textiles, sport vehicles and helicopters.

The paintings and sculpture section makes up the majority of the international modern art display, with a total of 3,200 works which date from the end of the 19th century to today. Some of the most famous paintings are The Young Ladies of Avignon by Picasso and The Water Lily by Monet. Other galleries within the museum are the Photography Gallery and the Painting Gallery.

New York Guide | Museums in New York

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