Paintings Affinity Group

Mia’s internationally acclaimed collection of paintings contains nearly 900 European and American works from the 14th century to 1960. It offers a comprehensive survey of both celebrated schools and individual artists and is notable for its concentration of masterworks by such artists as Rembrandt, Courbet, Delacroix, Poussin, van Gogh, Sargent, and O’Keeffe.

Recent additions include Arthur Wesley Dow’s The Destroyer, a luminous depiction of the Colorado River cutting through the Grand Canyon, and a small but radiantSeashore by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, the collection’s first painting by this celebrated artist.

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