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National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

View Resource Smithsonian American Art Museum

The National Museum of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution, has made selections from its collections available via the web. The site is graphically quite intensive, as might be expected; loading time is increased by the site's reliance on image maps for navigation (although some "mostly text pages" are available). Users will need audio plug-ins to fully experience the site, which...
View Resource Helios: National Museum of American Art Photography Online

Helios is the overall photography site for the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American Art. Currently, it hosts two exhibitions: American Photographs: The First Century, and Between Home and Heaven, as well as a connection to another NMAA exhibit about daguerreotypes. American Photographs contains 176 photographs; Between Home and Heaven (a landscape photography exhibit) contains 35....
View Resource Graphic Masters II: American Art

Escape from your daily desktop concerns with this exhibition from the Smithsonian, featuring watercolors, pastels, and drawings by artists such as Edward Hopper, Stuart Davis, William H. Johnson, John Steuart Curry, Jacob Lawrence, and Sam Francis. From a 1937 black & white, pen and ink, drawing by Isabel Bishop showing a man playing cards, to a 1951 abstract by David Smith that suggests a...