Now Available to Search in Eight Centuries: MoMA Collection Data
18 January 2023 by Paratext Editorial

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Paratext is happy to announce another recent addition to Eight Centuries: records of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Collection in New York City.

Founded in 1929, the Museum of Modern Art is one of the world’s premier collections of art from the modern period and beyond. The MoMA collection in Eight Centuries contains records to artworks dating from the eighteenth century to the present day.

The MoMA collection searchable in Eight Centuries comprises nearly 140 thousand records, containing links to catalog entries, as well as image links where available.

Within the MoMA Collection, find photographs from visionaries like Edward Steichen, descriptions and photographs of groundbreaking video art installations from the 1980s and 1990s, scale architectural models of landmark buildings like the Guggenheim Museum, and much more.


Users of Eight Centuries can access entries from the Museum of Modern Art Collection. Check your institution’s database subscriptions to find if you have access to Eight Centuries, or sign up for a free trial at

MoMA data incorporated into Eight Centuries is used under a CC0 License, DOI 10.5281/zenodo.7131569.

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