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Photograph: Jonathan Muzikar, © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art

Time Out says

UPDATE: Make sure to check for changes in its reopening plan here.

After three years of planning and construction—including a four-month closure this summer—the Museum of Modern Art has finally thrown open its doors to a shiny, reconfigured self, offering the public more MoMA to love (or at least to ponder) than ever. The massive expansion brings the institution’s total size to a whopping 708,000 square feet, 166,000 of which are dedicated to exhibition space. But the biggest deal is MoMA’s remix of its vaunted holdings: After decades of promoting promoting Picasso, Matisse, Pollock and other great white males, The Modern has dusted off works from women and artists of color that had been languishing in storage. Proclaiming a new woke MoMA, the museum has shifted to a multicultural reconsideration of 20th- and 21st-century art. But don't worry: You can still find works by fan favorites like Matisse. 

Written by
Howard Halle


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