Museums in New York City.
New York is a city that combines the modernity of skyscrapers and hectic city life with the majesty of some of the most important museums in the world. Although the Big Apple cannot boast a history of ancient cultures like the Old Continent, New York museums contain unique works from all over the planet and have nothing to envy from other important galleries.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is the museum of modern art and contemporary art, founded in 1937, located at 1071 Fifth Avenue, in New York, in the United States of America. Its current location is a work by Frank Lloyd Wright of 1943, one of the most important 20th-century architecture. The characteristic building immediately captured the attention of architectural critics, and is still recognized worldwide as one of the masterpieces of contemporary architecture.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as the Met, is the largest museum in New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art boasts a vast collection of art: from Egyptian antiquities and medieval armor to fashion, photography and contemporary art, there is something for everyone. It takes a few days to see all the wonders that are exhibited in this museum. The Met has two million works of art from all over the world, spanning 5,000 years, exhibited in over 400 galleries.
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum and is respected internationally for the adventurousness and global scope of its curatorial program. In the period 2002 – 2007, the New Museum hosted the exhibitions of artists from Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Germany, Poland, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and many other countries. One of the most complete museums ever!
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (often abbreviated to AMNH) in New York is one of the most important and visited science museums in the world. Founded in 1869, the AMNH has been located since 1874 on its current site in the Upper West Side in Manhattan, overlooking Central Park in exactly the opposite position to that of the Metropolitan Museum of Art which is located on the east side of the park.
Acronym of Museum of Modern Art, founded in New York in 1929. The MoMA is considered one of the most important museums in the world. His collection, which includes over 100,000 masterpieces of art from the end of the century XIX to sec. XX, is divided into six large sections, respectively dedicated to: Painting and sculpture, Drawings, Prints and illustrated books, Photography, Cinema, Architecture and design.
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