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DO YOU KNOW YOUR MoMA? 3/9/12

March 9, 2012  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 3/9/12

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 Painting and Sculpture and Architecture and Design galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, April 13).

ANSWERS TO THE FEBRUARY 10 CHALLENGE:
Congratulations to Adam Hillman for being the first to correctly identify all six works last month. Do you have what it takes to claim this month’s title?

1. Thomas Hart Benton. Homestead. 1934

2. Alberto Giacometti. Annette. 1962

3. Max Ernst. Napoleon in the Wilderness. 1941

4. Pierre Bonnard. Dining Room Overlooking the Garden (The Breakfast Room). 1930–31

5. Yves Tanguy. Slowly Toward the North. 1942

6. Philip Guston. Gladiators. 1940

Comments

1. Francis Bacon, Study for Portrair VII
2. Alexandra Exter, Theatrical Composition
3. Gustav Klimt, Hope, II
4. Lyubov Popova, Painterly Architectonic
5.Willys-Overland Motors, Truck: Utility 1/4 Ton 4 x 4 (M38A1) Jeep
6. Barnett Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis

1. Francis Bacon. Number VII from Eight Studies for a Portrait, 1953.
2. Alexandra Exter. Theatrical Composition 1925
3. Gustav Klimt. Hope II, 1907
4. Lyubov Popova. Painterly Architectonic. 1917
5. Truck: Utility 1/4 Ton 4 x 4 (M38A1) Jeep
Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio (American, established 1909).
6.Barnett Newman. Vir Heroicus Sublimis. 1950-1951.

1. Francis Bacon – Number VII from Eight studies for a portrait
2. Alexandra Exter – Theatrical Composition
3. Gustav Klimt – Hope II
4. Lyubov Popova – PAinterly Architectonic
5. Willys-Overland Motors – Truck, Utility 1/4 ton 4×4, Jeep
6. Barnett Newman – Vir Heroicus Sublimis

1. Francis Bacon. Number VII from Eight Studies for a Portrait, 1953
2. Alexandra Exter. Theatrical Composition 1925
3. Gustav Klimt. Hope II, 1907
4. Lyubov Popova. Painterly Architectonic, 1917
5.Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio. Truck: Utility 1/4 Ton 4 x 4 (M38A1) Jeep, 1952
(1952. Steel body, 6′ 1 3/4″ x 60 7/8″ x 11′ 6 5/8″ (187.3 x 154.6 x 352.1 cm). Manufactured by Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio. Gift of DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund)
6.Barnett Newman. Vir Heroicus Sublimis. 1950-1951

3. Gustav Klimt

6. Barnet Newman

Good afternoon,
What day of the week the museum is closed? Traveled from Argentina, around April 13.

Thank you!
Mariela

Buenas tardes,
Qué día de la semana el museo está cerrado? Viajo desde Argentina, alrededor del 13 de abril.

Gracias!
Mariela

hi Mariela, the Museum is closed on Tuesdays. If you are in New York in early April we will also be open Tuesday April 3 and Tuesday April 10. Thanks for your interest! Rebecca

1. Francis Bacon: Number VII from Eight Studies for a Portrait, 1953
2. Alexandra Exter: Theatrical Composition, 1925
3. Gustav Klimt: Hope II, 1907-08
4. Lyubov Popova: Painterly Architectonic, 1917
5. Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio. Truck: Utility 1/4 Ton 4 x 4 (M38A1) Jeep, 1952
(1952. Steel body, 6′ 1 3/4″ x 60 7/8″ x 11′ 6 5/8″ (187.3 x 154.6 x 352.1 cm). Manufactured by Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio. Gift of DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund)
6. Barnett Newman: Vir Heroicus Sublimis. 242,2×541,7cm, 1950-1951

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