The NGV has announced a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to open June 2018 at NGV International.

Masterworks from MoMA will feature close to 150 works, including some never before seen in Australia. Artists on the line-up include Paul Cézanne, Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Edward Hopper, Jeff Koons, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Lyubov Popova, Mark Rothko and Vincent van Gogh. The exhibition will take over the entire ground floor of the St Kilda Road gallery and span 130 years of modern-art history.

In a release on Wednesday June 1, NGV director Tony Ellwood said, “This exciting exhibition will showcase an unparalleled collection of modern and contemporary art and design.”

Masterworks from MoMA will show at NGV International from June 8 to October 7, 2018.