What's On

View of "American Cool" exhibition

Past Exhibitions

  • Susan Sontag by Peter Hujar

    Women of Our Time: Twentieth Century Photographs

    October 10, 2008 - February 1, 2009

    In the exhibition "Women of Our Time: Twentieth Century Photographs," celebrates women who have challenged and changed America.

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  • Painted portrait of Ho Nee Yeath Taw No Row, King of the Generethgarich Nations

    Four Indian Kings

    September 12, 2008 - January 25, 2009

    In 1710, a delegation of four Native American leaders—three Mohawk from the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) alliance and one Mohican from the Algonquin nations—traveled to the Court of Queen Anne in London.

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  • Political cartoon of Franklin Roosevelt

    Herblock's Presidents: "Puncturing Pomposity"

    May 2, 2008 - November 30, 2008

    The political cartoons of Herbert  Block (1909--2001) appeared in American newspapers for more than seven decades  under the pen name Herblock. This exhibition contained Block's original drawings of presidential  cartoons from Franklin Roosevelt through Bill Clinton.

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  • LL Cool J by Kehinde Wiley

    RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture

    February 28, 2008 - October 26, 2008

    Since its inception in the late 1970s, hip hop has become hugely influential in America. The six artists and one poet included in the exhibition, have approached hip hop culture through the lens of portraiture, and, in combination, their contributions highlight its vitality and beauty.

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  • Katharine Hepburn by Raymond Kinstler

    One Life: KATE, A Centennial Celebration

    November 2, 2007 - September 28, 2008

    Born on May 12, 1907, Katharine Hepburn was a twentieth-century icon who carefully constructed and maintained her own myth through more than fifty years on stage, screen, and television.

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  • Fred Astaire by Edward Steichen

    Edward Steichen: Portraits

    April 11, 2007 - September 1, 2008

    During his tenure as chief photographer for Condé Nast’s Vanity Fair from 1923 to1936, Edward Steichen created compelling portraits of many of that era’s most celebrated personalities.

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  • Zaida Ben-Yusuf Self-portrait

    Zaida Ben-Yusuf: New York Portrait Photographer

    April 11, 2008 - September 1, 2008

    Photographer Zaida Ben-Yusuf (1869-1933) was an important figure in the pictorialist photography movement in late 19th and early 20th century New York.

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