Blockbuster exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art underscores the relationship between New York City and the explosion of creative activity among the artists who lived there in the postwar period. Learn why New York became the center of the art world in the 1950s and about the movement that originated there. With examples of paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, and other materials that define the time, from Gorky, Reinhardt, Rothko, Pollack, Kline, de Kooning, and others.
MOMO presents us with a great overview of Hitchcock's life and works. Read a chronology of his career by decades, get a list of all his feature films with links to selected film stills, read his lecture presented at Columbia University in 1939 and his 1963 interview.
Browse the museum's holdings of works by Avedon, which include several iconic portraits as well as some fashion photography. Also includes a biographical note, excerpted from Grove Art Online.
MOMA's presents Redon's work from charcoal noirs, luminous pastels, canvases, and lithographs. Excellent imagery, both visually and literally with descriptions of his work.
Rich-media exhibition of Bauhaus architecture and design and the people, such as Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe, who embodied the school's modernist aesthetics and interests.
Textiles are among the oldest of art forms and Japan is still producing ingenious and dynamic textiles today. You can see current transparent, dyed, reflective, printed, sculpted, and layered textiles here. Under artist biographies, you can see a larg list of japanese textile artists.
When the Museum of Modern Art acquired a collection of contemporary works from UBS, a financial services firm, it developed an exhibition to show off its new treasures. At this technologically engaging site, full of artist interviews and works in detail, you can interactively explore contemporary art in various media.
This exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art explores the relationship between Salvador Dali's art and the role cinema played in his works. Click on "navigate" in the right upper corner to work your way through.
Take a virtual tour of the Museum of Modern Art from a child's perspective. There are lots of stops along the way where one can try a game, explore a piece of art, and learn about the artists.
Check out some of the future car designs from major manufacturers. Also learn about what goes in to powering cars among other bits of information.
Online exhibition traces the creation of paper and mixed-media works by artists working in various European art centers along six different thematic pathways, such as popular culture, idea-driven conceptual art, protest, and neo-expressionism. Representative works cover the decades from the 1960s forward and include works in an explosion of formats: artists' books, prints (screenprints, lithographs, commercial offset, wallpapers), and ephemera (postcards, invitations, stickers). Extensive commentaries and a useful glossary of terms make this large, browsable collection of images an excellent survey of art of the second half of the twentieth century.
A full-featured exhibition of the drawings of nineteenth-century French master Georges Seurat. Includes upclose looks at the artist's sketchbooks-rare primary source documents-and details about his subject choices and working methods. Also includes insights into the use he made of laid paper and examples of preparatory studies made for A Sunday on La Grande Jatte.
French photographer Cartier-Bresson, known as the father of photojournalism, documents scenes in Europe at the end of the Second World War and in India and China at the start of the postwar period in world history.
Photo-essay by Cartier-Bresson documents scenes from the Great Leap Forward, Mao's intensive programme of forced industrialisation and forced migration.
Museum-mounted exhibition of the work of French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, whose photographs often document significant episodes in twentieth-century history, such as pre- and postwar Europe, the death of Gandhi, and the rise of Maoist China.
Read a description of the details and artistic nuances in Henri Rousseau's painting, "The Sleeping Gypsy." There is a one-minute audio discussion of the painting that incorporates questions students can ask themselves to help them interpret it.