New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative A ...The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, USA
Monday 16-Jan-2012 - Thursday 16-Jan-2014
The renovated American Wing presents American art from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century.
The third and final phase of the American Wing renovation project comprises 25 renovated and enlarged galleries for presenting the Museum's collection of American art. The suite of galleries offers visitors a chance to experience the history of American art from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's monumental painting Washington Crossing the Delaware forms the centrepiece of the new installation. The galleries present a diverse collection of American paintings and sculptures, featuring artists such as Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as eighteenth century American decorative arts.
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