MoMA response to last week’s travel ban on Twitter
Date posted: February 5, 2017
Zaha Hadid, The Peak Project, Hong Kong, China (Exterior perspective), 1991. Synthetic polymer on paper mounted on canvas, 51 x 72″ (129.5 x 182.9 cm). Credit: David Rockefeller, Jr. Fund. Copyright © 2017 Zaha Hadid. MoMA Collection.
Next to Henri Rousseau’s “The Sleeping Gypsy”, a painting by Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-born British architect who died last year. The showcase of contemporary art from Iran, Iraq and Sudan, whose citizens are subject to the ban on view at MoMA.
Henri Rousseau, The Sleeping Gypsy, 1897.
MoMA Collection. Oil on canvas, 51″ x 6′ 7″ (129.5 x 200.7 cm). Credit: Gift of Mrs. Simon Guggenheim. MoMA Collection.
Read more: “MoMA Takes a Stand: Art From Banned Countries Comes Center Stage”, NY Times