MOMA paintings bring the outdoors indoors

Holland Cotter suggests a mini-vacation to see the paintings at MOMA this summer: “In the hot months artists have traditionally fled Paris and New York, but only to take working vacations. They went to the country for refreshment — to wash the studio light from their eyes, as Georges Seurat put it — but also to capture an image of nature on the spot, and to store the memory of it for later use. So why not follow them on their summer travels — to the Riviera and Long Island, Provence and Cape Cod — by which I mean up and down the Modern’s escalators to different galleries on different floors? Let the artists give you a tour.” Read more.

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