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LARGE SCALE FAVORITES AT THE MOA

Learn more about some of the most beloved—and LARGEST—artworks inside the MOA. First, find Steinhilber's piece suspended from the ceiling inside the MOA's front doors.

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Ask yourself: why do you think the artist chose not to provide this artwork with a title? If you were to give it a title, what would you call it?

Swipe below to see other works by Dan Steinhilber, as displayed in the 2008-2009 MOA exhibition. Notice his usage of familiar materials to create stunning artworks. Can you identify the materials?


Enter into the main gallery of the museum, where the rainbow descends from the skylight. This installation artwork by Gabriel Dawe is made of 80 miles of thread!

Plexus no. 29 by Gabriel Dawe - Installation Time-Lapse

This timelapse shows artist Gabriel Dawe installing Plexus no. 29 at the BYU MOA in November 2014.

Near the stairs on this main level, find the large LOVE sculpture. Indiana began creating Love sculptures in the 1960s. This piece at the MOA is only one of many versions that can be seen around the world. Often, you can see versions of "LOVE" in the language of that country.

Swipe through below to see a version of the sculpture in Hebrew and another in Spanish!


Head down the stairs to see the large-scale painting, Nativity. In the audio recording below, artist Brian Kershisnik speaks of his process and inspiration in creating Nativity.

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Go back upstairs and find Carl Bloch's masterpiece Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda.

Present at the Pool - An Interview with Mark Magleby

In the video above, Emeritus MOA Director Mark Magleby speaks about Carl Bloch's masterpiece Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda.