Oil painting depicting a wheat field pasture using a heavy patchwork of green and yellow brush strokes.

Vincent Van Gogh, Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers), 1890.

Collection

Carnegie Museum of Art is arguably the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the “Old Masters of tomorrow” since the inception of the Carnegie International in 1896.

Our collection of more than 32,000 objects features a broad spectrum of visual art, including painting and sculpture; prints and drawings; photographs; architectural casts, renderings, and models; decorative arts and design; and film, video, and digital imagery. The museum also houses the archive of nearly 80,000 negatives by photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris.

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