Collections: Arts of the Pacific Islands

  • 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: East River Park

William Glackens found ample subject matter in the parks of New York and the city dwellers who frequented them. Here he depicted the natural...

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: The Council of War

    This sculptural group was a memorial to Abraham Lincoln and the recent war, and was marketed as such to a wide audience of upper-middle-clas...

     
     
    Lizard Figure (Moko Miro)Spirit Figure (Bioma or Agiba)Figure (Kareau)Ancestral Figure (Korwar)Fan HandleFigure (Hampatong) Representing a Male and FemaleGable Mask (Koruru)Figure (Uli)Ceremonial ShieldCord HandleAncestor Figure (Adu Zatua)Mask (Pwemwe)Stopper for a Lime Container in the Form of a BirdStoolAncestral Figue (Ngwalndu)Ancestral Figure (Ngwalndu)DrumHeaddress (Peue Ei)Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)Mask (Kavat)Ancestor Figure (Iene)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Canoe Breakwater (Rajim)Lizard Figure ( Moko Miro)Mask (Ges)Dance OrnamentMask (Rom)Food Pounder (Kea Tuki Popoi)Ancestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Ancestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Male FigureGrave MarkerAncestral SkullHeaddressDance StaffMask (Tatanua)Spirit Board (Gope)Club (Uu)HeaddressSpirit FigureMask (Tatanua)Head (Parata)Dance OrnamentEffigy Figure (Rambaramp)Carved and Painted Board (Gope)Food BowlCanoe Prow (Tauihu)Door lintel (Pare or Korupe)Shield (Jamasj)Mask (Kanipu)Ancestral Figure (Ngwalndu)Treasure Box with Lid (Wakahuia)Pendant (Hei-tiki)Lime Container

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