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Moma remains closed during summer months

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The Moma in New York, the museum of modern art with works from Picasso and Van Gogh, this summer four months the doors close for the last phase of extension work.

Who between mid-June and the end of October a trip to New York City has planned a visit to the Museum of Modern Art (Moma) forward planning to delete. The museum with one of the most important collections of modern art in the world, closes after four months the doors for the last phase of the planned expansion works, as was Thursday announced.

The Moma is reopening on 21 October with 3,600 square meters of additional surface area not only is almost a third larger, also the building of the museum is rearranged. Is intended that the museum, in addition to his famous works even less well-known names from his collection of more exhibit. In addition, there are also art galleries at street level, so the New Yorkers are more closely concerned with the museum. The extension is a design of architectural firm Diller & Scofidio, in collaboration with Gensler.

In 2004, the Moma is already a sensitive expansion. When the museum moved for two years to a temporary location in Queens. Because the museum is now only four months must be kept closed, director Glenn Lowry not need to divert to a different location.

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