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In the Modern Wing, there hangs a large Jackson Pollock painting called Greyed Rainbow (1953). It contains all the characteristics of a Pollock work—movement, layering, color contrast, dynamism—and embodies the primary goal of American...
This depiction of the Buddha shows the figure standing with his right hand raised in abhaya mudra, or a gesture of reassurance. Surrounding the prominent figure are depictions of momentous events from his life—from his miraculous birth to...
Badminton House in Gloucestershire, England, is perhaps best known as the home of the first badminton game, played on a rainy day in 1863, but was the principal country residence for the Dukes of Beaufort. Additions to decor were made...
Tucked underneath the spiral staircase leading to the Deering Family Galleries and European decorative arts galleries, Izumi Masatoshi’s Islands are a dark and bold complement to an otherwise pale space. A work in three parts, Islands is...
Sometimes the process of collecting follows an unexpected path. The story of the museum’s acquisition of a suite of mid-1970s works by Charlotte Perriand began with an e-mail from Poland and led us from a garage in suburban Addison,...