Coming of Age of American Art, 1850s - 1950s

14 March - 8 June 2008
Marine paintings by Winslow Homer, portraits by Thomas Eakins, genre paintings by Eastman Johnson, landscapes by John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler, and abstract art by Jackson Pollock will be among the famous works in this exhibition about  American art. Over the course of the one hundred years from the 1850s to the 1950s, American art and culture came of age, evolving from the provincial to the international.