Showcasing emerging art forms of the 1980s from Manhattan's Lower East Side, from the collection of John Axelrod
Stuart Davis (oil on canvas)
Davis was inspired by the flat, linear, and geometric shapes and bold, rich colors of Cubism when he painted this harbor scene...
A rare O’Keeffe nocturnal seascape, Wave, Night has been featured in over forty traveling exhibitions since it joined the Addison collection in 1947…
Mark Bradford builds canvases from scavenged from the streets near his studio in South Central Los Angeles…
Winslow Homer (oil on canvas)
Winslow Homer’s iconic Eight Bells has been beloved by generations of visitors to the Addison…
Margaret Bourke-White (gelatin silver print)
The Addison is one of the first American museums to collect photography…
Robert Frank (gelatin silver print)
The Addison is one of only three American museums to own all 83 images from The Americans...
Jacob Hurd (silver with wood handle)
An extraordinary example of American silver with deep ties to Phillips Academy.
Sheila Hicks (cotton, bamboo, linen, silk)
From Sheila Hicks's retrospective exhibition.
Dale Chihuly (glass)
A major installation for the Addison's newly renovated building.
John Singleton Copley (oil on canvas)
One of a handful of children painted by Copley...
Thomas Eakins (oil on canvas)
A contemplative and laudatory portrait...
John Sloan (oil on canvas)
Depicting the urban life of New York City...
George Bellows (oil on canvas)
Swirling, excited motion within the circus ring...
David Smith (steel with zinc and copper plating)
Abstract and uncannily anthropomorphic at the same time...
Marsden Hartley (oil on canvas)
Merges seascape and still life, realism and abstraction...
Glenn Ligon (suite of ten lithographs)
Exploring the construction of identity...
Rackstraw Downes (oil on canvas)
An intense study of changing light...
Kara Walker (video)
The disturbing story of an African American family...
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