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  1. 01 Feb
    Mon / 2016
    On December 4, 1956, the Museu de Arte Moderna (Museum of Modern Art) in São Paulo, Brazil, inaugurated the "I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta (First National Exhibition of Concrete Art)," an event that brought together poets and visual artists from the country’s two main cultural centers: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

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  2. 30 Sep
    Wed / 2015
    "Abstract Expressionism" refers to the art movement that flourished in New York in the 1940s and 1950s. Its leading figures included Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock.

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  3. 30 Jul
    Thu / 2015
    If you've visited the Museum this summer, chances are you've encountered "Shadow Monsters," Philip Worthington's participatory art installation. The software adds features to visitors' shadows, which become new creatures with imaginative appendages like eyes, teeth, and fins—morphing the everyday visitor into a momentary monster. Now you, too, have a chance to add your own flair to these shadow monsters.

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  4. 10 Jun
    Wed / 2015
    Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Habsburgs! Europe’s longest-reigning dynasty featured a cast of characters who married well; made love, not war; and collected spectacular works of art for 500 years. Get to know who’s who through their stunning objects, showcased in the exhibition "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections."

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  5. 27 May
    Wed / 2015
    So you’ve already taken the Museum’s guided tours, attended the public lectures, and explored the publications at the libraries, but still haven’t satisfied your art fix? Plan an experience at the Works on Paper Study Center, where more than 40,000 prints, drawings, and photographs are stored.

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