The Museum’s first exhibition, 1929

Installation photograph of the Museum’s first exhibition, 1929. Left to right: Paul Cézanne, Gardanne (c. 1885); Paul Gauguin, The Bathers (1898); Vincent van Gogh, The Ravine (1889); Paul Gauguin, Breton Landscape (n.d.); Paul Gauguin, Breton Children (n.d.); Paul Cézanne, Self Portrait (n.d.); Paul Gauguin, Women of Arles (1888); Vincent van Gogh, Cypresses (1889); Paul Gauguin, Portrait of Meyer de Haan (1889). The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: J. B. Neumann Papers, VII.C.
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Chart illustrating the development of modern art, c. 1936

The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 10.A.34
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Cubism and Abstract Art, 1936

Detail of Cubism and Abstract Art press clippings, 1936. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Public Information Scrapbooks, &*35;25
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Franklin D. Roosevelt speech, 1939

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1939. Façade designed by Phillip L. Goodwin and Edward D. Stone. Photograph by Andreas Feininger. Courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Monroe Wheeler Papers.
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Dorothy C. Miller’s notes on Mark Rothko, 1951

Dorothy C. Miller’s notes on Mark Rothko, 1951. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Dorothy C. Miller Papers, I.6.b.
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Edward Steichen at The Family of Man, 1955

Edward Steichen at The Family of Man, 1955. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: International Council/International Program Exhibition Records Family of Man (SP-ICE-10-55; Berlin): Box VII.145.5
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Photograph of Pablo Picasso and Jacqueline Roque with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956

Photograph of Pablo Picasso and Jacqueline Roque with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 12.II.A
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Letter from Max Weber to Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956

Letter from Max Weber to Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 1.295
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MoMA’s Children’s Art Carnival in India, 1962

MoMA’s Children’s Art Carnival in India, 1962. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: International Council/International Program Exhibition Records. Children’s Art Carnival in India
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Philip Johnson discussing the 1934 exhibition Machine Art, 1991

Street sign for the exhibition Machine Art. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. March 5, 1934 through April 29, 1934. Photograph copyright The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Chuck Close at the opening of his 1998 retrospective, 1998

Chuck Close at the opening of his 1998 retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Public Information Event Photos, 366. Photo: Patrick McMullan
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Images, from top: Left to right: Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline Roque, Margaret Scolari Barr at Picasso’s home, “La Californie”. July 1956. Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, XI.B.23. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York. Photo: James Thrall Soby. 1929: Installation photograph of the Museum’s first exhibition, 1929. Left to right: Paul Cézanne, Gardanne (c. 1885); Paul Gauguin, The Bathers (1898); Vincent van Gogh, The Ravine (1889); Paul Gauguin, Breton Landscape (n.d.); Paul Gauguin, Breton Children (n.d.); Paul Cézanne, Self Portrait (n.d.); Paul Gauguin, Women of Arles (1888); Vincent van Gogh, Cypresses (1889); Paul Gauguin, Portrait of Meyer de Haan (1889). The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: J. B. Neumann Papers, VII.C. 1936: Hand-drawn chart illustrating the development of modern art, c. 1936. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 10.A.34 . 1936: Detail of Cubism and Abstract Art press clippings, 1936. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Public Information Scrapbooks, #25. 1939: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1939. Façade designed by Phillip L. Goodwin and Edward D. Stone. Photograph by Andreas Feininger. Courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1951: Dorothy C. Miller’s notes on Mark Rothko, 1951. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Dorothy C. Miller Papers, I.6.b. 1955: Edward Steichen at The Family of Man, 1955. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: International Council/International Program Exhibition Records Family of Man (SP-ICE-10-55; Berlin): Box VII.145.5. 1956: Photograph of Pablo Picasso and Jacqueline Roque with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 12.II.A. 1956: Letter from Max Weber to Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1956. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Papers, 1.295. 1962: MoMA’s Children’s Art Carnival in India, 1962. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: International Council/International Program Exhibition Records. Children’s Art Carnival in India. 1991: Street sign for the exhibition Machine Art. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. March 5, 1934 through April 29, 1934. Photograph copyright The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1998: Chuck Close at the opening of his 1998 retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, NY: Public Information Event Photos, 366. Photograph by Patrick McMullan.