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Enticed by the ethereal Yoshio Taniguchi redesign and free admission, New Yorkers waited hours before the MoMA officially reopened, rock concert style, to be among the first to dance around one of the most comprehensive collections of modern art around. An estimated 15,000 visitors passed through the doors, and Gothamist is enjoying the local papers' coverage, from rapturous glee to architectural criticism (it's like "white bread and mayonaise"), from bickering with guards to gripes about the cost ($20 is "two days worth of food").

Did you go to the MoMA on Saturday? What are your thoughts? Or are you going to wait for a quieter day? And one way to beat paying the $20 admission fee is to join as a member.

Tien's visit to the MoMA last Friday
Youngna's Saturday visit with fantastic photos, like this one of crowds in the galleries and the fabulous Ellsworth Kelly painting over the information desk
greg.org's highlights of the collection
Daily News: It's MoMA-zing
NY Times: A Day To Savor Art As The Modern Reopens
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