Vor 2 Tagen · Gegründet 1929 von den drei progressiven Frauen Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan und Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. Das MoMA verbindet die Menschen mit zeitgenössischer Kunst und möchte mittels einer dynamischen Sammlung, Ausstellungen und Bildungsprogrammen zu Experimenten, Bildung und Kreativität anregen und als Treffpunkt für alle gelten.
Vor einem Tag · Abby Rockefeller's husband, John D. Rockefeller Jr., was adamantly opposed to the museum (as well as to modern art itself) and refused to release funds for the venture, which had to be obtained from other sources and resulted in the frequent shifts of location. Nevertheless, he eventually donated the land for the current site of the museum, plus other gifts over time, and thus became in effect ...
- November 7, 1929; 93 years ago
- Glenn D. Lowry
- 2,190,440 (2022)
Vor 11 Stunden · The MoMA, founded in 1929 by three wealthy ladies, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Lillie Bliss, and Mary Quinn Sullivan, is the first U.S. museum of modern art. It is more than just an ordinary museum: it is “the recognized omphalos of the world’s art capital” and “the focal point of everyone’s gaze and of all kinds of criticism” ( Lorente 2011, p. 199 ).
Vor 5 Tagen · Reporting for this story was supported by the Pulitzer Center, the Pendleton Mazer Family Fund, and Abby Rockefeller and Lee Halprin. Manaus, Brazil— Jochen Schöngart darts back and forth along an escarpment just above the Amazon River, a short water taxi ride from downtown Manaus, Brazil.
Vor einem Tag · Abby Rockefeller, the daughter of former Chase CEO David Rockefeller, has given $100,000. But few other donors have been as critical to the campaign as Gorton, who co-founded the PAC and pitched in $500,000 to support the campaign in its nascent days. (The other co-founder,
Vor einem Tag · With three museums in one, there’s so much to see and do at Colonial Williamsburg, so this is one mailing list you'll want to join. Stay informed about upcoming events, opening exhibitions, new programming, and be the first to get great special offers at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum as well as the living history museum.
Vor einem Tag · Abby, daughter of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abigail Green Aldrich, married banker David Milton in 1925. The wedding was a *huge* news-making affair, with 1,200 guests at the reception in NYC. And you'll love this: The bride broke with tradition and insisted that the word "obey" be removed from her marriage vows. Pretty cool.