Collections: Arts of the Americas

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Teapot

The form of nearly contemporary Japanese ceramic teapots directly inspired this surprisingly modern-looking, intimate tea set. Silverplate, ...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Le Havre, The Port (Le Havre, Le Port)

    For Boudin, the sky—with its constant cloud motion and ever-changing light—proved a powerful source of inspiration throughout hi...

     

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    Mantle ("The Paracas Textile")Double-Spout, Bridge-Handle VesselTetrapod Bowl with LidOyster Catcher RattleHouse Post, from a Set of FourCrucifixThunderbird Transformation MaskDouble Spout and Bridge BottleYokeFunerary MaskLife-Death FigureTunic (Uncu)Cylindrical VesselKneeling Figure Effigy PipeKachina Doll (Kokopol)War Chiefs Carved Pipe StemCarved PipeTotem Pole for the "House which is a Trail"Inlayed Pipe Bowl with Two FacesCeremonial Hacha in the Form of a Monkeys HeadLife Death FigureDouble-Spout VesselKachina Doll (Hilili Kohanna)Panther Effigy PipeBaleen Whale MaskPlaque with Crocodile DeityShirt for Chiefs War DressAwl CaseDance Mask (Takü)Camelid ConopaModel of House of ContentmentRaven RattleWater JarGenealogy and Land Record of Juan Tepetzin (Fragmento de las Mujeres)False Head for Burial Bundle or Mummy MaskPectoralEngraved Conch ShellMirror HandlePeyote RattleKachina DollKachina DollGreat Lakes GirlsHouse Post, from a Set of FourReclining JaguarProbably Bayeta-style Blanket with Terrace and Stepped DesignCarved Spoon with Five Animal HeadsPipe Bowl representing OwlMaking Babies for Indian MarketSidefold DressShirtBlack PouchHeaddress FrontletKachina Doll (Kjaklo)Kachina Doll (Anahoho)Speaker Figure

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