Brooklyn Museum of Art

Brooklyn, NY

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Reinstallation of the American Painting and Sculpture Collection

Through December, 1998


One hundred ninety-four works from the Brooklyn Museum of Art's renowned collection of American painting and sculpture have been reinstalled in the newly refurbished fifth-floor galleries after a year's absence. The collection is widely considered to be one of the most important in the world. The galleries retain their chronological arrangement.

Painters whose work is on display include John Singleton Copley, Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent, Albert Pinkham Ryder, George Bellows, Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, and Georgia O'Keeffe. Sculptures by Eli Nadelman, William Rush, and Hiram Powers are also included. This reinstallation of the American collection precedes a major reorganization of the collection and the upcoming publication of a definitive collection catalogue of American artists born by 1876.

Search for more articles and essays on American art in Resource Library. See America's Distinguished Artists for biographical information on historic artists.

This page was originally published in 1997 in Resource Library Magazine. Please see Resource Library's Overview section for more information.

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