Modern Paintings: 1950 - Present

  • Ellsworth Kelly, American, born 1923, Tiger, 1953, oil on canvas (five joined panels), Gift of the Artist 1992.85.1

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  • Roy Lichtenstein, American, 1923 - 1997, Look Mickey, 1961, oil on canvas, Gift of Roy and Dorothy Lichtenstein in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art 1990.41.1

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  • Andy Warhol, American, 1928 - 1987, A Boy for Meg, 1962, oil on canvas, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine © 2011 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 1971.87.11

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  • Cy Twombly, American, 1928 - 2011, Untitled (Bolsena), 1969, oil-based house paint, wax crayon, and graphite on canvas, Gift of the Collectors Committee and Adriana and Robert Mnuchin 1995.73.1

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  • Sam Gilliam, American, born 1933, Relative, 1969, acrylic on canvas, Anonymous Gift 1994.39.1

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  • Philip Guston, American, born Canada, 1913 - 1980, Rug, 1976, oil on canvas, Gift of Edward R. Broida 2005.142.19

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  • Susan Rothenberg, American, born 1945, Butterfly, 1976, acrylic on canvas, Gift of Perry R. and Nancy Lee Bass 1995.6.1

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  • Frank Stella, American, born 1936, Sacramento Mall Proposal #4, 1978, acrylic on canvas, Gift of the Collectors Committee 1982.53.1

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  • Jasper Johns, American, born 1930, Perilous Night, 1982, encaustic on canvas with objects, Collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff 1995.79.1

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  • Ed Ruscha, American, born 1937, I Think I'll..., 1983, oil on canvas, Gift of Marcia S. Weisman, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art 1990.126.1

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  • Terry Winters, American, born 1949, Bitumen, 1986, oil on linen, Richard S. Zeisler Fund 2008.35.1

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  • Sigmar Polke, German, 1941 - 2010, Hope is: Wanting to Pull Clouds, 1992, polyester resin and acrylic on canvas, Gift of the Collectors Committee 1993.59.1

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  • Gerhard Richter, German, born 1932, Abstract Painting 780-1, 1992, oil on canvas, Gift of the Collectors Committee 1993.62.1

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  • Elizabeth Murray, American, 1940 - 2007, Careless Love, 1995-1996, oil on shaped canvas, The Aaron I. Fleischman Fund 1996.28.1

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  • Jenny Holzer, American, born 1950, DODDOACID, 2007, oil on linen, Gift of the Artist © Jenny Holzer 2010.78.6

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  • Sean Scully, American, born Ireland, 1945, ONEONEZERONINE RED, 2009, oil on linen, Gift of Alan and Ellen Meckler 2009.125.1

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  • Kerry James Marshall, American, born 1955, Great America, 1994, acrylic and collage on canvas, Gift of the Collectors Committee 2011.20.1

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