Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,444 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,666 of them are available online. There are 4,122 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Kara Walker

Cotton Hoards in the Southern Swamp, 2005
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Papo Colo

St. Valentine's Heart on the Beach (cover print), 2005
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Danny Lyon

Cotton Pickers, Ferguson Unit, Texas, 1967-1969
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Ben Shahn

Cotton Pickers, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, 1935
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Studio Keystone View Company

Spinning Cotton Yarn in the Great Textile Mills, Lawrence, Massachusetts, late 1800s-early 1900s
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Samuel Colman

Tower De Montalban - Amsterdam, mid 1800s-early 1900s