Museum of Modern Art

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The Nazi Plunder of Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Wally” Becomes a Documentary to Debut at the TriBeca Film Festival

The painting “Portrait of Wally” is a 1912 work by Austrian painter Egon Schiele of Valerie “Wally” Neuzil, a woman he met in 1911 when she was 17 years old and who was a model for a number of Schiele’s most striking paintings. The painting was purchased by Rudolf Leopold in 1954 and became part of the collection of the Leopold Museum when … Continue reading

Happy 140th Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Broadway Boogie Woogie Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872-1944) 1942-43. Oil on canvas, 50 x 50″ (127 x 127 cm). Copyright 2010 The Museum of Modern Art Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian (7 March 1872 – 1 February 1944). Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an instrumental member of … Continue reading