Post-War (1946-1989)

Highlights include works from the 1950s and 60s by Ivan Albright, Jean Dubuffet, Ibrahim el-Salahi, Yayoi Kusama, Roberto Matta, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Edward Ruscha, and Dorothea Tanning; a large archive of the works on paper by Sonia Landy Sheridan; noteworthy prints in a variety of media; and a large collection of works by documentary photographers and photojournalists, including Dmitri Baltermants, Susan Meiselas, Ed Grazda, and James Nachtwey. 

Piction collections thumbnails

Levi Qumaluk, Canadian / Inuit, 1919 - 1997
Second Scene from the Legend of Shokkoaluk and his Wife (Shokkoaluk is standing pushing his wife below...
1960
160.34.14537
Mannumi Shaqu, Canadian Inuit, 1917 - 1997
Boy Holding a Dog
collected 1953-1962
168.94.24433
Twamie Okaitok, Canadian / Inuit, 1900 - 1963
An Inuk Holding a Beluga Whale Tail and a Knife
1950s
168.94.24437
Terry Winters, American, born 1949
Double Standard
1984
2005.11
Amir Nour, Sudanese, born 1939
Dismuke
1972
2005.15
Amir Nour, Sudanese, born 1939
Dismuke
1972
2005.15
Amir Nour, Sudanese, born 1939
Dismuke
1972
2005.15
Malick Sidibe, Malian, 1936 - 2016
Untitled (Reclining Woman)
1969
2005.19
Richard Ernst Artschwager, American, 1923 - 2013
Arch
1989
2005.36
Sisson Blanchard, Haitian, 1929 - 1981
Untitled (Owl)
1960s (collected in 1966)
2005.7.1
Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012
To The Rescue
1965
2006.15
Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012
To The Rescue
1965
2006.15
Duffy Wilson (Ha-Da-Noh; Wilmer Francis), American / Tuscarora, 1925 - 2002
Untitled (Eagle)
1979
2006.44.1
Duffy Wilson (Ha-Da-Noh; Wilmer Francis), American / Tuscarora, 1925 - 2002
Untitled (Eagle)
1979
2006.44.1
Malick Sidibe, Malian, 1936 - 2016
Babanco Club
negative 1964; print 2006
2006.82.1
Malick Sidibe, Malian, 1936 - 2016
Babanco Club
negative 1964; print 2006
2006.82.1
Jak Katarikawe, Ugandan, born 1938 / 1940
The Dream
1970s
2007.14
Varujan Boghosian, American, born 1926
Homage to Orpheus
1964
2007.76
Elizabeth King, American, born 1950
Idea for a Mechanical Eye
1988-1990
2008.37
Elizabeth King, American, born 1950
Idea for a Mechanical Eye
1988-1990
2008.37
Elizabeth King, American, born 1950
Idea for a Mechanical Eye
1988-1990
2008.37
Elizabeth King, American, born 1950
Idea for a Mechanical Eye
1988-1990
2008.37
T. C. Cannon, American / Ka'igwu / Caddo / Choctaw, 1946 - 1978
Collector No. 5
about 1977
2008.57
Robert Rauschenberg, American, 1925 - 2008
Untitled, from The Paris Review Print Series
1965
2008.65.1
John Angus Chamberlain, American, 1927 - 2011
Untitled
1983
2008.90
John Angus Chamberlain, American, 1927 - 2011
Untitled
1983
2008.90
John Angus Chamberlain, American, 1927 - 2011
Untitled
1983
2008.90
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
Ecorche: Relief of a Horse (Josephine)
modeled about 1882; cast 1979
2009.72.1
Armando Morales, Nicaraguan, 1927 - 2011
Two Bathers (Dos Banistas)
1980
2011.21.2
Karoo Ashevak, Canadian / Inuit, 1940 - 1974
Untitled (Spirit Figure)
about 1970-1974
2011.25.1
Karoo Ashevak, Canadian / Inuit, 1940 - 1974
Untitled (Spirit Figure)
about 1970-1974
2011.25.1
Karoo Ashevak, Canadian / Inuit, 1940 - 1974
Untitled (Shaman)
about 1970-1974
2011.25.2
Meyer Vaisman, Venezuelan, born 1960
Untitled
1988
2011.63.11
Seepee Ipellie, Canadian / Inuit, 1940 - 2000
Bird with Spread Wings
1983
2011.64.15
Martha Ittulukatnak, Canadian / Inuit, 1912 - 1981
Ayaya
1972
2011.64.16
Martha Ittulukatnak, Canadian / Inuit, 1912 - 1981
Ayaya
1972
2011.64.16
Helen Kalvak, Canadian / Inuit, 1901 - 1984
Chasing Away an Evil Spirit Who Came When the People were Resting
1972
2011.64.20
Jessie Oonark, Canadian / Inuit, 1906 - 1985
Untitled (Spirit Barges)
about 1975
2011.64.25
Jessie Oonark, Canadian / Inuit, 1906 - 1985
The Great Hunter
1975
2011.64.30
Abraham POV, Canadian / Inuit, 1927 - 1994
An Inuk Women Processing Sealskin
1982
2011.64.35
Leon Polk Smith, American / Cherokee, 1906 - 1996
Inch Squares No. 3
1948-1949
2012.17
Fritz Scholder, American / Luiseño, 1937 - 2005
Untitled (American Portrait Series)
about 1979-1980
2012.20
Leroy Lamis, American, 1923 - 2010
Construction No. 194
1970
2012.41
Fan Tchunpi, Chinese, 1898 - 1986
White Mountain Landscape
about 1960
2012.84
Francesca Woodman, American, 1958 - 1981
Untitled, from the Eel Series, Rome
May 1977-August 1978
2013.13
Juan O'Gorman, Mexican, 1905 - 1982
Chalma
1950
2013.72.5
Diego Rivera, Mexican, 1886 - 1957
Self-Portrait
about 1950
2013.72.6
Stephen Shore, American, born 1947
Flat Creek, Jackson, Wyoming
September 2, 1979
2014.106.22
Ray Johnson, American, 1927 - 1995
Hat and Mouse
1966
2014.15
Davidiakluk Alasua Amittu, Canadian / Inuit, 1910 - 1976
A Woman Carrying A Butchered Animal
about 1960
2014.17.10
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
Akeeaktashuk, Canadian / Inuit, 1898 - 1954
Man in Parka Holding a Spear
about 1952
2014.17.11
George Twok Aden Ahgupuk, American / Iñupiaq, 1911 - 2001
Untitled (Caribou Herd in a Winter Landscape)
about 1950s
2014.17.4
Jim Dine, American, born 1935
Two Robes (ferns, acid and water) (Diptych)
1976
2015.35.16
Jim Dine, American, born 1935
Two Robes (ferns, acid and water) (Diptych)
1976
2015.35.16
Jim Dine, American, born 1935
Two Robes (ferns, acid and water) (Diptych)
1976
2015.35.16
Ibrahim El-Salahi, Sudanese, born 1930
Untitled
1969
2015.8
Joan Mitchell, American, 1925 - 1992
Untitled
about 1959
d.2002.28
Joan Mitchell, American, 1925 - 1992
Untitled
about 1959
d.2002.28
Twins Seven Seven, Nigerian, 1944 - 2011
Untitled (Figure Cutting Down Tree)
1970s
d.2003.21.1
Agnes Martin, American, 1912 - 2004
Untitled
1967
d.2003.51
Agnes Martin, American, 1912 - 2004
Untitled
1967
d.2003.51
Agnes Martin, American, 1912 - 2004
Untitled
1967
d.2003.51
Charles Wilbert White, American, 1918 - 1979
Exploding Star (Awake)
1965
d.968.24
Charles Wilbert White, American, 1918 - 1979
Exploding Star (Awake)
1965
d.968.24
Lee Bontecou, American, born 1931
Untitled
1964
d.976.217.1
Lee Bontecou, American, born 1931
Untitled
1964
d.976.217.1
Christo, American (born Bulgaria), born 1935
Running Fence: Project for Sonoma and Marin Counties, California
1976
d.977.149.1
Christo, American (born Bulgaria), born 1935
Running Fence: Project for Sonoma and Marin Counties, California
1976
d.977.149.1
Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974
Will Bond
about 1948
d.983.34.7
Francisco Zuniga, Mexican, 1912 - 1998
Evelia (Nude)
1977
d.987.27
Alice Aycock, American, born 1946
Solar Wind Project for Roanoke
1982
d.991.18.1
Alice Aycock, American, born 1946
Solar Wind Project for Roanoke
1982
d.991.18.1
Alice Aycock, American, born 1946
Solar Wind Project for Roanoke
1982
d.991.18.1
Walter Tandy Murch, American (born Canada), 1907 - 1967
Study #18
1962
d.995.61
Walter Tandy Murch, American (born Canada), 1907 - 1967
Study #18
1962
d.995.61
Ralston Crawford, American, 1906 - 1978
Box Car & New Orleans
1951
d.996.33
Ralston Crawford, American, 1906 - 1978
Box Car & New Orleans
1951
d.996.33
Ralston Crawford, American, 1906 - 1978
Box Car & New Orleans
1951
d.996.33
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican, 1899 - 1991
Portrait of Rosalind Richards
1948
p.2004.13
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican, 1899 - 1991
Portrait of Rosalind Richards
1948
p.2004.13
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
A Roof in Chelsea, New York
about 1941, with additions in 1945 and 1951
p.946.12.2
Maxfield Parrish, American, 1870 - 1966
Hunt Farm (Daybreak)
1948
p.950.73
Lawren Stewart Harris, Canadian, 1885 - 1970
Lake Superior
about 1948
p.951.77
Lawren Stewart Harris, Canadian, 1885 - 1970
Lake Superior
about 1948
p.951.77
Roland Dorcely, Haitian, 1930 - 2017
The Two Sisters #2
about 1957
p.958.46
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
Terre Verte (Green Earth)
1952
p.960.57.2
Mark Rothko, American (born in Lativa), 1903 - 1970
Lilac and Orange over Ivory
1953
p.961.123
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Yves Klein, French, 1928 - 1962
Blue Monochrome Sponge Relief (RE24)
1960
p.961.288
Xavier Esqueda, Mexican, born 1943
The Relatives of Icarus (Los Parientes de Icaro)
about 1965
p.965.105
Xavier Esqueda, Mexican, born 1943
The Relatives of Icarus (Los Parientes de Icaro)
about 1965
p.965.105
Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
Calligraphy #1
1965
p.965.64.5
Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
Calligraphy #1
1965
p.965.64.5