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[[File:Moma_cookie.jpg|thumb|300px|Cookie Monster visits the Museum of Modern Art in 2015, as promotion for the special ''[[The Cookie Thief]]''.]]
 
[[Image:BigBird.statue.jpg|thumb|300px|Big Bird and Baby Bear with Joan Miro's "Moonbird."]]
 
[[Image:BigBird.statue.jpg|thumb|300px|Big Bird and Baby Bear with Joan Miro's "Moonbird."]]
 
 
The '''Museum of Modern Art''', often abbreviated as MoMA, is an art [[:Category:Museum|Museum]] located in [[New York City]]. Known for its collection of modernist art, is it considered one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. Its collection includes works of architecture and design, painting, sculpture, photography, drawings, prints, books, film, and other electronic media.
 
The '''Museum of Modern Art''', often abbreviated as MoMA, is an art [[:Category:Museum|Museum]] located in [[New York City]]. Known for its collection of modernist art, is it considered one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. Its collection includes works of architecture and design, painting, sculpture, photography, drawings, prints, books, film, and other electronic media.
   
 
[[Jim Henson|Jim Henson's]] short film ''[[Time Piece]]'' premiered in May 1965 at the Museum of Modern Art.
 
[[Jim Henson|Jim Henson's]] short film ''[[Time Piece]]'' premiered in May 1965 at the Museum of Modern Art.
   
Characters from ''[[Sesame Street]]'' visited the Museum in a series of inserts for the show for [[Season 28|season 28]]. [[Baby Bear]] shows [[Big Bird]] his favorite painting, [[Henri Rousseau|Henri Rousseau's]] "The Sleeping Gypsy" {{eka|3529}}. The duo also observe [[Joan Miró|Joan Miró's]] sculpture "Moonbird" in the garden {{eka|3672}}, a [[Jackson Pollock]] painting {{eka|3694}}, and a sculpture by [[Pablo Picasso]] {{eka|3702}}. Baby Bear and [[Papa Bear]] observe a [[Piet Mondrian]] painting as well {{eka|3682}}
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Characters from ''[[Sesame Street]]'' visited the Museum in a series of inserts for the show for [[Season 28 (1996-1997)|season 28]]. [[Baby Bear]] shows [[Big Bird]] his favorite painting, [[Henri Rousseau|Henri Rousseau's]] "The Sleeping Gypsy" {{first|3529}}. The duo also observe [[Joan Miró|Joan Miró's]] sculpture "Moonbird" in the garden {{first|3609}}, a [[Jackson Pollock]] painting {{first|3631}}, and a sculpture by [[Pablo Picasso]] {{first|3655}}. Baby Bear and [[Papa Bear]] observe a [[Piet Mondrian]] painting as well {{first|3569}}
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In 2015, as promotion for the special ''[[The Cookie Thief]]'', [[Cookie Monster]] visited three New York museums -- the Museum of Modern Art, the [[Metropolitan Museum of Art]], and the [[Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum]]. At MOMA, he particularly admired [[Vincent van Gogh|Vincent van Gogh's]] ''The Starry Night''.
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* In 1989, the exhibit "[[Sesame Street: The First Generation]]" ran at MoMA including screenings of ''[[The Sesame Street Experiment]]'', ''[[Follow That Bird]]'' and excerpts from ''[[Sesame Street]]'' and ''[[Christmas Eve on Sesame Street]]''.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/1989/11/10/arts/weekender-guide.html ''NY Times'' November 10, 1989]</ref>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* The museum was spoofed with the [[Sesame Street coloring books|coloring books]] ''[[Museum of Monster Art]]'' (with the cover spoofing the painting "[[Napoleon Bonaparte|Napoleon Crossing the Alps]]" and ''Museum of Monster Art Sticker Time'' (spoofing the "[[Leonardo da Vinci|Mona Lisa]]").
 
* The museum was spoofed with the [[Sesame Street coloring books|coloring books]] ''[[Museum of Monster Art]]'' (with the cover spoofing the painting "[[Napoleon Bonaparte|Napoleon Crossing the Alps]]" and ''Museum of Monster Art Sticker Time'' (spoofing the "[[Leonardo da Vinci|Mona Lisa]]").
   
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*[[The Museum of Modern Cookie]], featured in the special ''[[The Cookie Thief]]'', borrows its name from the museum.
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Image:MOMA.Picasso.jpg|Picasso's "Baboon and Young"
 
Image:MOMA.Picasso.jpg|Picasso's "Baboon and Young"
 
Image:MOMA.PietMondrian.jpg|Piet Mondrian's "Broadway Boogie Woogie"
 
Image:MOMA.PietMondrian.jpg|Piet Mondrian's "Broadway Boogie Woogie"
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Image:Monsterartsticker.jpg|''Museum of Monster Art Sticker Time''
 
Image:Monsterartsticker.jpg|''Museum of Monster Art Sticker Time''
 
Image:Cbookmuseumofmonsterart.JPG|''[[Museum of Monster Art]]''
 
Image:Cbookmuseumofmonsterart.JPG|''[[Museum of Monster Art]]''
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File:Museum_of_modern_art_starry_night_1.jpg|Cookie Monster at the Museum of Modern Art, February 2015.
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Image:SSFirstGen.jpg|Sesame Street: The First Generation poster, at The Museum of Modern Art (1989)
 
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Cookie Monster visits the Museum of Modern Art in 2015, as promotion for the special The Cookie Thief.

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Big Bird and Baby Bear with Joan Miro's "Moonbird."

The Museum of Modern Art, often abbreviated as MoMA, is an art Museum located in New York City. Known for its collection of modernist art, is it considered one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. Its collection includes works of architecture and design, painting, sculpture, photography, drawings, prints, books, film, and other electronic media.

Jim Henson's short film Time Piece premiered in May 1965 at the Museum of Modern Art.

Characters from Sesame Street visited the Museum in a series of inserts for the show for season 28. Baby Bear shows Big Bird his favorite painting, Henri Rousseau's "The Sleeping Gypsy" (First: Episode 3529). The duo also observe Joan Miró's sculpture "Moonbird" in the garden (First: Episode 3609), a Jackson Pollock painting (First: Episode 3631), and a sculpture by Pablo Picasso (First: Episode 3655). Baby Bear and Papa Bear observe a Piet Mondrian painting as well (First: Episode 3569)

In 2015, as promotion for the special The Cookie Thief, Cookie Monster visited three New York museums -- the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. At MOMA, he particularly admired Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night.

Events

References

Sources

  1. NY Times November 10, 1989

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