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Diego Rivera’s Return to MoMa 80 Years After Rockefeller Destroyed His Mural

Diego Rivera's Return to MoMa 80 Years After Rockefeller Destroyed His Mural
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The Museum of Modern Art hosts an exhibit of Diego Rivera murals through mid-May. The installation features several of Rivera’s portable frescoes from his 1931 exhibition at MoMA, as well as a sketch of Man at the Crossroads, the controversial mural commissioned by Nelson Rockefeller to adorn the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center before it was destroyed. This homecoming represents the murals first return to MoMA in over 80 years.


Holiday Tourists Make Their Mark, For Better or For Worse

Holiday Tourists Make Their Mark, For Better or For Worse
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Every year, tourists flock to New York for traditions like the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting. Are there more tourists this year? And if so, why?