New Acquisitions

The Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection, which includes artworks in all media—from painting and sculpture to film and media art, photographs, folk art, and contemporary craft—reveals key aspects of America's rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today. In recent years, the museum's acquisition efforts have focused on strengthening its modern and contemporary collections, as well as acquiring major works by Latino artists.

Below are links to selected recent acquisitions.


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oil on canvas
ca. 1901
oil on canvas
modeled 1980/cast 1990
acrylic urethane, fiberglass, steel armature