Monday, January 8, 2018

Classic Paintings at MOMA

The winter season is great for spending time in the best museums in the world, and New York City has so many of them! MOMA is a big favorite, and I love viewing the paintings from their permanent collection.  

I love photographing the paintings up close  
Monet is one of the most beautiful and if you have never viewed one in person, you need to!  


I cannot imagine painting this so very large piece.  





As you know how I love color, this one was just over the top for me!  

So very pretty! 



The classic Starry Night 
The Starry Night is an oil on canvas by the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Painted in June 1889, it depicts the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

Since I have been so lucky to be able to view so many great works of art, I am seriously thinking of taking a art history class to have a bit more knowledge when I view these in person. You see, New York City can stir your mind and your soul like no other city. This is one of the things I love the most about it, and why it never gets old.

MOMA 
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019
Please enter at 18 West 54 Street

The Museum of Modern Art
10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Open seven days a week
The Museum opens at 9:30 a.m., through January 1
Open until 9:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through December 30
Member Early Hours begin at 9:30 a.m.

Closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas
Open New Year's Day

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