|Picasso's Les Desmoiselles d'Avignon|
|Claude Monet's famous piece, Waterlilies|
In 2002 the MOMA underwent extensive renovations designed by Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. The museum was basically shut down for two years except for part of its collection that was shown in Long Island City in Queens. The new MOMA reopened in November 2004, nearly doubling the exhibition and program space. And on its walls is an amazing collection of famous work that you'd find in an art history textbook.
|Arman's I still Use Brushes, featuring paint brushes in acrylic|
Probably most iconic is Claude Monet's Waterlilies, a triptych of rectangular paintings done at Giverny. The pastel colour combinations are so romantic and playful, one can only see his brilliance by taking several steps back and soaking the atmosphere in.
|A view of the second floor of the MOMA|
The MOMA is a wonderful institution to have -- with its amazing collection of art made accessible to all under one roof.
|Outside in the scupture garden at MOMA|
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