The Permanent Collection
The Kreeger Collection is mainly comprised of works from the 1850s to the present. The Impressionists are represented by nine Claude Monet paintings, as well as works by Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Camille Pissarro. From his early work to the end of his life, Pablo Picasso's career, can be traced through his paintings. Other 20th century European artists include Edvard Munch, Max Beckmann, Jean Dubuffet, Wassily Kandinsky, and Joan Miro.
American artists include, among others, Alexander Calder, Clyfford Still, Frank Stella and James Rosenquist. Washington artists represented include William Christenberry, Gene Davis, Willem de Looper, Thomas Downing, Sam Gilliam, Paul Reed, and Betsy Stewart.
The Sculpture Terrace features works by Jean Arp, Aristide Maillol, Jacques Lipchitz, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Francesco Somaini. Six large-scale works by John L, Dreyfuss grace the Reflecting Pool Terrace.
The Sculpture Garden features work by Carol Brown Goldberg, Rainer Lagemann, Dalya Luttwak, George Rickey, Lucien Wercollier and notable Washington, DC artists Kendall Buster, and Foon Sham.
The permanent collection also includes outstanding examples of traditional art from west and central Africa and Asia.