By kjfitz @ 2010-11-01 11:38:34
MUMOK is the abbreviation of "MUseum MOderner Kunst" (English: Museum of Modern Art) Foundation Ludwig Vienna.
The museum has a collection of 7,000 modern and contemporary art works, including major works from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Joseph Beuys, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein. 230 pieces were given to the museum by the German industrialist and art lover Peter Ludwig and his wife Irene in 1981.
The MUMOK regularly organizes special exhibitions and is known for its large collection of art related to Viennese Actionism.