American art Articles

Every piece of art in the Museums has a history. Whether an artwork has a long and storied past or was recently created by a living artist, its journey doesn’t end when it arrives on our doorstep.  This is the...
FRAME|WORK is a new weekly blog series that highlights an artwork in the Museums' permanent collections. This week we feature a landscape painted by one of our marquee artists, Wayne Thiebaud.Wayne Thiebaud, American, b....
George Washington
Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778–1860), George Washington, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 53.15.1Presenting the first blog post by communications intern Gauthier Melin.Next Monday, the United States will celebrate...

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