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New York’s Highlights of Modern Art


From Frank Sinatra to Sarah Jessica Parker, the city of New York has consistently maintained the supreme position of being the centre of America’s entertainment and art industry. So much so that during the better part of the twentieth century New York has been in the forefront as America’s greatest export.

One of the most prominent positions of the cultural scene of New York is held by the Museum of  Modern  Art, an establishment exclusively for  modern  art. Founded in 1929, this famous gallery moved around quiet a bit until it established itself in the current location in Midtown Manhattan.

The museum it self is housed in one of New York’s most lauded buildings, a design by the celebrated Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. The redesigning of the permanent home of the Museum of  Modern  Art was completed in 2004 and it’s current signature features of contemporary architecture not only reflects its true identity but also makes the structure itself a much appreciated piece of  modern  art.

The Museum of  Modern  Art  houses  some of the most unique, much sought after and celebrated pieces of  modern  art, including ‘The Persistence of Memory’ by Salvador Dali, Vincent van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night’ and Frida Kahlo’s ‘Self Portrait with Cropped Hair’. The Museum is also home to the works of a multitude of America’s most celebrated  modern  artists including, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock and Edward Hopper. Apart from these highlights of the world’s  modern  art, the Museum also  houses  a world famous collection of art photography, with works by Cindy Sherman and Andreas Gursky.

The Museum of  Modern  Art with its influential position in New York, as a landmark as well as a part of its alluring art scene, is a clear stop for any one visiting New York. The museum’s uniquely accessible nature welcomes all visitors and its collection of artistic delights is sure to fascinate even the novices of  modern  art.

For those interested in the unique experience of New York, along with the theatre, museums and the art scene of Midtown Manhattan, there are plenty of lodging options to choose from. Ranging from Budget hotels to luxury accommodation the accommodation options available in Midtown are ideal for those keen on art and especially enthusiastic about the Museum of  Modern  Art.

Finding accommodation to suit ones travel needs could be a challenging task, especially if there are time and budget constraints. Online lodging option providers come in handy in the selection process, especially in finding bargain deals in hotel accommodation. Hotel reviews and price comparison also eases the hassle involved in traveling.

The Hotel Mela New York provides easy access to this great museum and other attractions such as Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall and the Broadway. Its central location right in the heart of Times Square also offers its guests easy access to popular shopping areas and night life. The hotel offers comfortable and  modern  accommodation with a unique blend of Italian and New York cultures. But most of all it provides easy access to the best of America’s entertainment and art.