Whether you are in New York, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Oregon, Colorado, Minneapolis, or Illinois, there's almost always a great museum nearby.
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A fisherman and a woodcutter — at age 90, the great Japanese artist Hokusai painted these moving images of contentment.
Get to know fifteenth-century Aragonese painting, which draws on Italian and Northern Renaissance influences.
Roll over Bellini, and tell Tintoretto the news. The Renaissance in Spain.
Cats, gossip, and laundry — a view of Los Angeles during the Great Depression.
When an artist erases another artist's drawing, is it still a drawing, and whose? This work challenges the art definitions and contexts of its time.
An interpretation of the city's colossal skyscrapers
When movies were new and lights transformed the darkened city streets.
Cole, the great American landscape painter looks across the vast history of Western architecture
Politics, experience, and humanity on the streets of 1970s New York
Museum visitors often mistake this sculpture for a real person
At this party, everyone has the same face and seems profoundly alone.
The dubious justice of the anti-immigrant Know-Nothings.