American Art

1983.821 Georgia Okeeffe Sky Above Clouds
Georgia O'Keeffe. Sky above Clouds IV, 1965. Restricted gift of the Paul and Gabriella Rosenbaum Foundation; gift of Georgia O'Keeffe.

As Chicago is the quintessential American city, it is only fitting that the Department of American Art features an outstanding collection—with over 1,000 paintings and sculptures from the 18th century to 1950 and nearly 2,500 decorative art objects from the 17th century to present. S