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Best of the Web: Arts & Humanities » Art » General Art Resources » New York City Museums
- Brooklyn Museum of Art
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of historical and contemporary design, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum recognizes that individuals, societies, and the natural environment are linked through design.
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, N. Y.
The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design.
- Frick Collection
Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library
Official Website of the collection housing "masterpieces of Westernpainting, sculpture, and decorative art, displayed in a serene and intimate setting." In addition, the "Library is one of the world's great repositories for the documentation and visual study of Western Art and serves as the research arm of The Frick Collection."
Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
Information on collections, special exhibitions and events, and featuring 3,500 works from the collection which can be viewed online
MOMA: Museum of Modern Art, N. Y.
Modern and contemporary art,including paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photos, architectural models and drawings, decorative arts, furniture.
- Museum of Modern Art
The Frick Collection
The Frick Collection includes some of the best-known paintings by the greatest European artists, major works of sculpture, superb eighteenth-century French furniture and porcelains, Limoges enamels, Oriental rugs, and other works of remarkable quality.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum Of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art's collection includes more than 100,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural models and drawings, and design objects. MoMA also owns some 14,000 films and four million film stills, as well as 140,000 books, artist books, and periodicals, all part of the Museum's library.
Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs--and is still growing.
Whitney Museum of American Art, N. Y.
Information on exhibitions, collections, programs and events,research, membership,and the museum store.