Collections: Contemporary Art

  • 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: Overseer of the Treasury Ptahhotep in Persian Costume

Ptahhotep is shown in a Persian costume that Egyptian officials adopted under the Persian rulers to imitate Persian court attire. The jacket...

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: Corner Chair (Modern Gothic style)

    Kimbel & Cabus was on of the most important decorating and cabinetmaking firms in New York after the Civil War. This object represents the f...


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    Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and LynchingTowering SpaciousnessHomage to the SquarePower FlightWomanAt Connies Inn, from the "Of the Blues" seriesThe HeroOcean Park No. 27Everlasting WaterfallStudy for Homage to the Square "High Tenor"Tuskegee Airmen SeriesLaudanumGirl on a ChairThe InversionStudy for Craters (Overall Site Plan with Survey Net)Vanishing Act
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