The Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, is widely considered as one of the world's largest and most prestigious institutions, having played a key role in the development and acquisition of modern art. The MoMA Library houses over 300,000 publications and exhibition directories, over 1,000 periodical papers, and over 40,000 files of materials about individual artists and entities.
In 1930, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) began collecting modern photography and in 1940, the department was founded. The Museum's collection of over 25,000 works is one of the world's most important collections of modern and contemporary photography. The collection contains work by artists, journalists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and amateurs, and is as diverse as photography itself.
Some of the artists whose works are on display at the MoMA Department of Photography are Ansel Adams, Bernice Abbott, Emmy Andriesse, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Helen Levitt, and Alfred Stieglitz.
A. The MoMA Photography Department was established in 1940.
A. The MoMA Photography Department collection includes more than 25,000 photographs.
A. The MoMA Photography Department collection includes online and offline archives of photographs from artists all over the world.
A. Some of the artists whose works can be found at MoMA are John Szarkowski, Paul Strand, Edward Steichen, Ben Shahn, August Sander, and Eadweard J. Muybridge.