Mma Museum History

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Carlo Bocti (Internal Environment: Location, Origins/History, and Culture and Activities) History/Origins: Four people took the idea of the founders to make the museum happen. Their names are Conger Goodyear, Paul Sachs, Frank Crowninshield, and Josephine Boardman Crane. These four people created the Museum Of Modern Art in 1929. Their mission was to let people enjoy and understand the unique new arts in their time. They hoped to be the greatest museum of the modern art in the world. After 10 years the museum opened in 1939. The MoMa is divided between two different categories; the media and artists. The motive of the museum was to help people understand and enjoy visual arts of the time. The public's response was overwhelmingly enthusiastic.…show more content…
For example on its website, they have exhibition sites where people are able to explore interactive landscapes and in depth websites created in conjunction with the MoMa displays. On its website, they have a feature called the Red Studio. With this feature, users can check out artist interviews, podcasts and resources. Users can watch a great deal of videos including artists’ talk, public events and many more exciting videos. The MoMa helps people discover new artist projects. The online activities help people enjoy and discover how beautiful the MoMa museum is. They also have games for children. In the end of the 19th century known as “La Belle Époque”, they decided to have a new tradition in art for the modern age with the idea to have art tied with other popular cultures and techniques of other medias of art. For example, they used inspiration from singers and dancers. Printers allowed artists the ability to reproduce an image over and over again; this encouraged them to design advertisements for cabarets, art salons, musical concerts, and readings. In that time it was the beginning of graphic design and advertising was born.…show more content…
The public's response was overwhelmingly enthusiastic. The museum gradually moved three times into progressively larger quarters, and in 1939 the museum opened the doors of the building. Expansions took place during the 1950's and 1960's, planned by the architect Philip Johnson, who also designed the Aldrich Rockefeller garden. In 1984 major renovation designed by Cesar Pelli doubled the museum's gallery space. The MoMA has one of the richest and finest collections of modern art, which constitutes one of the most extensive and panoramic views into modern art. The museum consists of over more than 150,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural models and design objects. (MoMa 2015) In 2000, the MoMA and PS1 (contemporary art center) tied up and exercised a memorandum of understanding formalizing its affiliation. The partnership between the two led to expansion. The museum underwent extensive renovations. Architects like Taniguchi and Kohn Pedersen Fox redesigned the building. The expansion included an increase the MoMA’s endowment to cover operating expenses the total cost of it was somewhere near 858 million dollars. The expansion nearly doubled the space for the museums exhibitions, programs and features. 630,000 square feet of new and redesigned space was added. In 2015 the museum unveiled plans for a redesign of its building. Its plan included a new gallery
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