The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
It plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world. MoMA's collection offers an overview of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist's books, film, and electronic media.
The MoMA Library includes approximately 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs, more than 1,000 periodical titles, and more than 40,000 files of ephemera about individual artists and groups. The archives hold primary source material related to the history of modern and contemporary art.
It attracted 1,160,686 visitors in 2021, an increase of sixty-four percent from 2020. It ranked 15th on the list of most visited art museums in the world in 2021.
Sketches, letters, etc.
Margaret Miller, Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA) Letter from Margaret Miller at the Museum of Modern Art to Geo. Gatey & Son about the sale of Schwitters’ work, ‘Paper Clouds’ and interest from the Pinacotheca Gallery in obtaining some of Schwitters’ work8 February 1949
Margaret Miller, Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA), recipient: George Gatey & Son Solicitors (Windermere, UK) Letter from the Museum of Modern Art to Geo. Gatey & Son about Ernst Schwitters’ wishes for his father’s collages24 February 1949
Margaret Miller, Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA), recipient: Eve Schwitters Letter to Eve Schwitters from Margaret Miller at the Museum of Modern Art about Kurt Schwitters’ collage work held at the Museum24 February 1949