Emoji as High Art 🎨

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The Museum of Modern Art just announced that it has acquired the original set of 176 emoji for its permanent collection. The curator of the museum, Paul Galloway will share what was behind the decision to acquire the emoji set and what this means for the growing collection of digital objects.

The original set of 176 emoji, which have been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art. Credit Shigetaka Kurita, gift of NTT DoCoMo

The original set of 176 emoji, which have been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art. Credit Shigetaka Kurita, gift of NTT DoCoMo

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