Visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art? Make sure to see these works.
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Living in peace—predator and prey, and Native Americans and settler colonists—but for how long?
An explosion in a mine kills 111, Shahn captures the devastation of those left behind.
On the eve of the American Revolution, a glimpse of politics in portraiture
A brutal history told for a modern American city, Mexican muralism in New York
How a portrait of an African Muslim came to hang side-by-side with the founding fathers in one of America's earliest museums.
Perspective is the star of this painting. Saenredam expertly widens the viewpoint to create an interior panorama.
Mary cries and falls into John’s arms. Rogier’s precise observations accentuate the emotional impact of this scene.
As the European public grew increasingly hard to scandalize, Duchamp crossed the Atlantic to stir up more trouble.
Love, sex, science, broken glass, a coffee grinder, a bride from another dimension—this one really has it all.
Suspended above the sea, the drama of this rescue scene comes from nature, not man.
One of the leaders of Impressionism turns his back on the movement and attempts to reclaim the classical nude.
A city inhabited: Renoir’s optimistic but sketchy representation of modern life on the new boulevards of Paris.