How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum’s fifth-floor Painting and Sculpture Galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, September 10), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.
ANSWERS TO THE AUGUST 13 CHALLENGE:
Looks like the late-summer malaise is lifting, because we got a deluge of correct answers to the last challenge. First to the finish line was lightning-quick Catarina, who posted the correct answers both here and on the MoMA Facebook page. This week’s challenge features some more favorites, so you’d better be quick on the keys.
1. Henri Matisse. Goldfish and Sculpture. Spring–summer 1912
2. Claude Monet. Water Lilies. 1914–26
3. Henri Matisse. Male Model. c. 1900
4. Vincent van Gogh. The Olive Trees. June–July 1889
5. Henri Rousseau. The Sleeping Gypsy. 1897
6. James Ensor. Masks Confronting Death. 1888