Museum of Modern Art + Tower

Post-Modern Manhattan: West 50s + 60s

Museum of Modern Art + Tower

New York, Manhattan, New York 10019, United States

Created By: Matt Postal

Point of Interest Details

Various architects built MoMA, including the Argentine-born Cesar Pelli, who designed the 1984 expansion, incorporating a residential tower. Though Pelli did not embrace the kinds of classical quotations favored by many of his contemporaries, he did produce a blue grey and white skin that acknowledged the past, particularly the colored grids and abstract geometries of the early 20th century DeStijl movement in the Netherlands.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Post-Modern Manhattan: West 50s + 60s


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