What you need to see at the National Gallery of Victoria’s MoMA exhibition

The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the National Gallery of Victoria are joining hands to honour 130 years of art. From now through 7 October 2018, the National Gallery of Victoria will be home to over 200 famous and beloved artworks, many of which the art-savvy among you will recognise, flown all the way from New York.

The exhibition will be sectioned chronologically into eight themes, moving from the late 19th century to present time. Among the artists being featured in the exhibition are Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh. Mark your calendars now, call your friends, call your date. You don’t want to miss this. Scroll on for a few must-sees in the exhibition.

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#1 Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1889

Artwork: Pablo Picasso

#2 Pablo Picasso

The architect’s table, 1912

Artwork: Pablo Picasso

#3 Piet Mondrian

Composition in red, blue and yellow, 1937-42

MoMA at National Gallery Victoria
Artwork: Piet Mondrian

#4 Salvador Dalí

The persistence of memory, 1931

MoMA at National Gallery of Victoria
Artwork: Salvador Dalí

#5 Andy Warhol

Marilyn Monroe, 1967

MOMA at National Gallery of Victoria
Artwork: Andy Warhol

#6 Jackson Pollock

Number 7, 1950, 1950

MoMA at National Gallery of Victoria
Artwork: Jackson Pollock

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art is on from 9 June until 7 October 2018. Ticket prices start at AUD 28 for adults and AUD 10 for children. There are family packages, concession prices and high tea or lunch tickets available. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria website for more information.

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