With more than 5,000 objects spanning the 17th century to the present, our American art collection is the most comprehensive in the American West.
Naked Truth: The Radical Candor of Alice Neel’s Nudes
An unflinchingly honest “body” of work.
By Lauren Palmor
Bierstadt to Birk: California Landscape Ideals Versus Realities
Given the striking visual similarity of Fog over San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California to nineteenth-century American landscapes, viewers may be surprised to learn that the painting was created in the twenty-first century.
By Emma Acker