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Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, c. 1665-66. Oil on canvas;17 1/2 X 15 3/8 in. / Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis, Photo © National Gallery of Art

Painting is one of the most basic expressions of man, from cave art, to the Sistine Chapel, to modern minimalism. Each artist's work gives a unique individual commentary on his or her world and feelings. Galleries and exhibitions worldwide are surveyed in the collections of our unique cyber exhibits.

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Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective

Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow

Alice Neel: Painted Truths

American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915

BHARAT RATNA! Jewels of Modern Indian Art

Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964–1977

Café and Cabaret: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Paris

Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister

Capogrossi. A Retrospective

Chaos and Classicism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany 1918-1938

Chinese Garden

Color, Line, Light: French Drawings, Watercolors, and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac

Contemporary Aboriginal Painting from Australia

Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney

Divine Depictions: Korean Buddhist Paintings

Egon Schiele : Portraits and Self-Portraits

El Greco in the National Gallery of Art and Washington-Area Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

Eva Hesse Spectres 1960

Focus on Artists

From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection

Gauguin: Maker of Myth

Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam, and the Land

Georgia O'Keefe's Legacy in New Mexico

Glorious Beasts in Persian Painting

Gustav Klimt in the Kunsthistorischen Museum

Gustav Klimt/Josef Hoffman: Pioneers of Modernism

Hans Heysen

Harry Fonseca: In the Silence of Dusk

How the West Is One: The Art of New Mexico

Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States

Irene Hardwicke Olivieri: Some Kind of Wilderness

It's About Time: 14,000 Years of Art in New Mexico

Javanese of Great Stature



Let Me Show You What I Saw : American views on city and country, 1912-1963

Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World

Lyonel Feininger: From Manhattan to the Bauhaus

Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art

Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917

Modern Art in Portugal 1910-1945 & Colours of the Avant-garde: Romanian Art 1910- 1950

Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time

Monet’s Water Lilies

New Frontier

New Grand Salon Installation

New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

Orient and Occident: Austrian Artists Travelling East

Painting Now: Five Contemporary Artists

Painting the American Vision

Paris Through the Window: March Chagall and His Circle

Patrick Graham: Thirty Years - The Silence Becomes the Painting

Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889

Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris

Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pierre Dorion


Renaissance – 15th & 16th Century Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

Renoir in the 20th Century

Richard Estes: Painting New York City

Ron Hoover, A Retrospective: 1972-2006


Sargent and the Sea

Seizing the New World, Recent Paintings by Yang Jin Long

Split Second: Indian Paintings

Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collection of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg

The Art of Rob Gonsalves

The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

The EY Exhibition - Paul Klee: Making Visible

The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free

The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918

The Kinsey Collection

Tierra y Gente: Modern Mexican Works on Paper

To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America

Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge

V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life

Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World

Van Dongen: Fauve, Anarchist, and Socialite

Van Gogh Up Close

Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals

Winter Wonderland

Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

Works by Vasily Kandinsky On View at the Guggenheim July 1 through Spring 2016

  See exhibitions that explore the innovation of design throughout time: Formless Furniture, Silhouettes, The Bag, Textiles, Fashion, and more!  
  These drawings emphasize the form of its subject in a way unlike any other: Illustrated Manuscripts, Cartoons, Watercolors, and more!
  Witness our common human heritage revealed in the things that we make: Pueblo Pottery, Samurai Art and Armor, Art of Ancient Egypt, Buddhist Sculpture, and more!
  The following featured exhibitions transcend the limitations of media: Portraiture, Drawings, Performance, Prints, Sculpture, and more!
  The paintings exhibited illustrate the medium as one of the basic expressions of man: Georgia O’Keefe, Aboriginal Painting, Alice Neel, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and more!
  Photography records our lives, transforming the extraordinary or the mundane into these indelible works: Anthony Goicolea, The Platinum Process, Ka Yeung, Amateur Photography, and more!
  Prints are images that offer the advantage of allowing the final image to be easily reproduced, including: Engraving, WPA Prints from 1930s America, Etching, Lithography, Woodcuts, and more!
  Our featured sculptures are presence, space, shape, and environment, impacting upon us like no other art form: African Wood Sculptures, Indian Bronze Sculptures, and more!

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