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Media Release • 24 May 18

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

Georges-Pierre Seurat
French 1859–91
Evening, Honfleur 1886
oil on canvas, with painted wood frame
78.3 x 94.0 cm (framed)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Mrs. David M. Levy, 1957
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Vincent van Gogh
Dutch 1853–90
Portrait of Joseph Roulin 1889
oil on canvas
64.4 x 55.2 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenberg, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos, The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, Mr. and Mrs. Werner E. Josten, and Loula D. Lasker Bequest (all by exchange), 1989
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French 1864–1901
La Goulue at the Moulin Rouge 1891–92
oil on cardboard
79.4 x 59.0 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Mrs. David M. Levy, 1957
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Paul Gauguin
French 1848–1903
The Moon and the Earth 1893
oil on burlap
114.3 x 62.2 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Lillie P. Bliss Collection, 1934
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Paul Cézanne
French 1839-1906
Apples and oranges (Pommes et oranges) c. 1899
oil on canvas
7.4.0 x 93.0 cm
Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
RF 1972
© Photo RMN - Hervé Lewandowski
Henri Matisse
French 1869–1954
La Japonaise: Woman beside the water 1905
oil and pencil on canvas
35.2 x 28.2 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Purchase and anonymous gift, 1983
© Succession H. Matisse / Succession H. Matisse. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Georges Braque
French 1882–1963
Soda 1912
oil on canvas
36.2 cm diameter
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange), 1942
© Georges Braque / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Pablo Picasso
Spanish 1881–1973
The architect's table 1912
oil on canvas on panel
72.6 x 59.7 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The William S. Paley Collection, 1971
© Succession Picasso / Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Umberto Boccioni
Italian 1882–1916
Unique forms of continuity in space 1913 (cast 1931)
bronze
111.2 x 88.5 x 40.0 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange), 1948
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Robert Delaunay
French 1885–1941
Simultaneous contrasts: Sun and Moon 1913, dated 1912
oil on canvas
134.5 cm diameter
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mrs Simon Guggenheim Fund, 1954
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Marcel Duchamp
American, born France 1887–1968
Bicycle wheel 1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913)
metal wheel mounted on painted wood stool
129.5 x 63.5 x 41.9 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967
© Succession Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Giorgio de Chirico
Italian, born Greece 1888–1978
Gare Montparnasse (The melancholy of departure) 1914
oil on canvas
140.0 x 184.5 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of James Thrall Soby, 1969
© Giorgio de Chirico / SIAE, Rome. Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Lyubov’ Popova
Russian 1889–1924
Painterly architectonic 1917
oil on canvas
80.0 x 98.0 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Philip Johnson Fund, 1958
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Fernand Léger
French 1881–1955
Propellers 1918
oil on canvas
80.9 x 65.4 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Katherine S. Dreier Bequest, 1953
© Fernand Léger / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Constantin Brancusi
French, born Romania 1876–1957
The newborn version I, 1920, close to the marble of 1915
bronze
14.6 x 21.0 x 14.6 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange), 1943
© Constantin Brancusi / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Joan Miró
Spanish 1893–1983
Portrait of Mistress Mills in 1750 1929
oil on canvas
116.7 x 89.6 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
James Thrall Soby Bequest, 1979
© Successió Miró / ADAGP, Paris, Magritte, Miró, Chagall. Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Pablo Picasso
Spanish 1881–1973
Seated bather 1930
oil on canvas
163.2 x 129.5 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund, 1950
© Succession Picasso/ Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Salvador Dalí
Spanish 1904–89
The persistence of memory 1931
oil on canvas
24.1 x 33.0 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Given anonymously, 1934
© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí / VEGAP, Spain. Copyright Agency, 2018
René Magritte
Belgian 1898–1967
The portrait 1935
oil on canvas
73.3 x 50.2 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Kay Sage Tanguy, 1956
© René Magritte / ADAGP, Paris, Magritte, Miró, Chagall. Licensed by Viscopy, 2018
Piet Mondrian
Dutch 1872–1944
Composition in red, blue, and yellow 1937–42
oil on canvas
60.3 x 55.4 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018
Edward Hopper
American 1882–1967
Gas 1940
oil on canvas
66.7 x 102.2 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund, 1943
© Edward Hopper Estate
Alexander Calder
American 1898–1976
Snow flurry, I 1948
painted sheet steel and steel wire
238.7 x 208.8 cm diameter
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of the artist, 1966
© 2019 Calder Foundation, New York / Copyright Agency, Australia
© Calder Foundation, New York / Calder Foundation. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Mark Rothko
American, born Russia (now Latvia) 1903–70
No. 3/No. 13 1949
oil on canvas
216.5 x 164.8 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Bequest of Mrs. Mark Rothko through The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1981
© Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / ARS. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Jackson Pollock
American 1912–56
Number 7, 1950 1950
oil, enamel, and aluminium paint on canvas
58.5 x 268.6 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Sylvia Slifka in honor of William Rubin, 1993
© Pollock-Krasner Foundation / ARS. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Roy Lichtenstein
American 1923–97
Drowning girl 1963
oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas
171.6 x 169.5 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Philip Johnson Fund (by exchange) and gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bagley Wright, 1971
© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2018
Claes Oldenburg
American, born Sweden 1929
Giant soft fan 1966–67
vinyl filled with foam rubber, wood, metal and plastic tubing
305.0 x 149.5 x 157.1 cm (variable) (fan), 739.6 cm (cord and plug)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967
© Claes Oldenburg
Jeff Koons
American born 1955
New Shelton wet/dry doubledecker 1981
vacuum cleaners, plexiglass, and fluorescent lights
245.4 x 71.1 x 71.1 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Gift of Werner and Elaine Dannheisser, 1996
© Jeff Koons