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DIGITAL BOOKS

A growing number of MoMA's publications are now available in digital format, so you can take your favorite books with you anywhere you go. New titles are being added every season!

MoMA Books on Apple's iBookstore

A select number of MoMA publications are available in enhanced digital format for the iPad, and can be purchased from the iBookstore. Created with iBooks Author, these Multi-Touch books offer an interactive reading experience that features supplemental audio and video content and fully searchable text.

MoMA Books iPad App

With the free MoMA Books app, you can browse all of MoMA's fixed-format digital publications and download samples for a sneak peek at the content. Once your selections are purchased and downloaded, you can begin reading directly within the app. As more digital books become available, the app will automatically prompt you to update your browsing shelf.

MoMA Books on MoMAstore.org

All of MoMA's fixed-format digital publications are also available for purchase and download from MoMAstore.org. These books can be viewed on any personal computer, or you can transfer the files to your preferred tablet device that supports PDF files.

Featured Publication
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Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912-1914
Edited by Anne Umland and Blair Hartzell, with Scott Gerson. With essays by Elizabeth Cowling, Jeremy Melius, and Jeffrey Weiss

Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912-1914 delves into a watershed moment in the history of twentieth-century art and in Pablo Picasso's career through in-depth studies of fifteen objects made by the artist between 1912 and 1914. Catalyzed by MoMA’s 2011 exhibition Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914, this interactive digital publication reveals for the first time the many insights gained by curators, scholars, and conservators through first-hand examination of the works in the Museum’s galleries and in the conservation lab.

Each chapter is devoted to a single object from this period, featuring an overview essay by a distinguished scholar and a comprehensive portfolio of high-resolution images, ranging from X-rays and 360-degree views to enlarged details and photographs taken during the conservation process. A wealth of secondary resources, including video clips of curators and conservators talking about the objects, detailed conservation notes, illustrated provenances and exhibition histories, and lists of published references for each work further enrich the publication, presenting fresh interpretations of canonical works of art in unprecedented and dynamic ways.

Available exclusively in e-book format, as an iPad app or interactive PDF.