Tag Archives: American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to establish an American museum dedicated exclusively to art by living artists in the United States. After the Metropolitan Museum of Art and then the Museum of Modern Art both rejected her attempts to donate her […]

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Brooklyn Museum – New York

As the second largest museum in New York after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, the Brooklyn Museum boasts a vast collection of more than 1.5 million works of art, thousands of which are displayed in a gracious Beaux-Arts landmark overlooking Prospect Park. Embracing the inherent diversity of the global experience, the museum focuses […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Anglo American Portraiture at the Louvre – Paris

February 1, 2014 through April 28, 2014 – The third in a special series of exhibitions exploring the history of painting in America, “Anglo American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution” compares and contrasts three American and two British portraits produced between 1780 and 1800, at the height of the revolution that would lead to […]

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American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe at MoMA – New York

August 17, 2013 through January 26, 2014 – Curated from MoMA’s own collection, “American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe,” takes a fresh look at the museum’s holdings of American paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculptures created between 1915 and 1950 in the context of the cultural preoccupations rapidly changing American society during the first half of […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]