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: Cartonnage and Mummy

This cartonnage illustrates the combination of Egyptian with Classical art in the Roman Period: the idealized portrait includes the hierogly...

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: Standing Male Figure

    The lumbering and quiet yet potentially aggressive pose of this protective figure is highlighted by its outsized hands, disquietingly angled...

     

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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 ActLaudanumLaudanumLaudanumLaudanumLaudanumLaudanumRed Indian #4 (Spearman)A Little Taste Outside of LovePremonition of EvilRed ClothFire WeedPersonnageKeys to the CoopIncantationUntitled (Composition #104)The JudgementBlue LandscapeUntitledRegional Work #2Barred from the StudioFrom Scene of Three MurdersNineteenth Century HousesHavana CoronaJohn I. H. BaurFloor with Laundry No. 3DécontractéeGreen Hands and FacesSubwayGrey Area (Brown version)Gowanus Canal from 2nd StreetTakawira - JSouthern CourtyardJheri Now, Curl LaterNot Yet TitledVessels of MagicThe Dwarves w/o Snow WhiteJubileeThe Empty City: Fragrant CreekNapoleon Leading the Army over the Alps

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    PipeTorsoGhosts of the ForestDriftwoodPair of Torah PointersChrist in the GardenNew York Harbor, Painters at Work on the Brooklyn Bridge, November, 1946Leaves and BlossomsFlat SurfacesStanding WomanLounge Chair, Model 654WThe TootersVacationistManhattan MosaicVaseThe SculptorBowlPlatter, After Henry WillDesk LampCrawford Notch, New HampshireFace JugLounge TableArmchair "Statton"Brooklyn BridgeDawn of a Hunting Morning"Grasshopper" Highback Armchair"Pedestal" Armchair and Seat Cushion"Diamond" ArmchairBowlBowlVaseBowlTrayBowlDeskConey IslandConey Island"Coney Island"Coney IslandConey Island"Coney Island""Coney Island"Coney Island (Parachute Jump)Coney Island"Coney Island"Coney IslandConey IslandConey Island"Coney Island"Coney IslandPlanterDouble VaseThree Women and Flag, Coney IslandEarly SkatingLounge Chair

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