Detroit Institute of Arts

Take a closer look inside one of America's most prestigious fine art institutions. 

 

DTR114614 Man's shirt, Cheyenne, c.1860 (buckskin, wool, ermine skin and human hair)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/Founders Society purchase and Flint Ink Corporation funds
 Man's shirt, Cheyenne, c.1860 (buckskin, wool, ermine skin and human hair)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/Founders Society purchase and Flint Ink Corporation funds

 

 

DTR140337 Animals in a Landscape, 1914 (oil on canvas) by Franz Marc (1880-1916)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/ Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
 Animals in a Landscape, 1914 (oil on canvas) by Franz Marc (1880-1916)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/ Gift of Robert H. Tannahill

 

 

DTR114681 The Wedding Dance, c.1566 (oil on panel) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525-69)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/City of Detroit Purchase
The Wedding Dance, c.1566 (oil on panel) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525-69)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/City of Detroit Purchase

 

 

DTR Dragon of Marduk , on the Ishtar Gate, Neo-Babylonian, 604-562 BC (terracotta glazed and moulded bricks)/ Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/Founders Society purchase, General Membership Fund
Dragon of Marduk , on the Ishtar Gate, Neo-Babylonian, 604-562 BC (terracotta glazed and moulded bricks)/ Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/Founders Society purchase, General Membership Fund

 

The Detroit Institute of Arts is the 6th largest fine arts museum in the United States with holdings of more than 60,000 works. Open since 1855, the DIA is currently celebrating a major renovation six years in the making. The DIA collection spans from prehistory to the 21st century. Among notable works in the collection are Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry fresco cycle and Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait. This portrait (right) is said to be the first Van Gogh to enter a U.S. collection. The DIA's portrait collection in particular, is impressive and includes works from artists such as Sargent, Picasso,  Whistler,  Cezanne and Gaugin.

In addition to outstanding American and European art, the DIA holds significant African, Asian, Native American, Islamic and Ancient works. Bridgeman is pleased to be the primary licensor of DIA material for reproduction. There are more than 400 images currently available online with new images being added weekly. These images span the entire collection of the DIA, from antiquity to modern art.

 

DTR114632 Self Portrait, 1887 (oil on canvas laid down on panel) by Vincent van Gogh (1853-90)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/City of Detroit Purchase
Self Portrait, 1887 (oil on canvas laid down on panel) by Vincent van Gogh (1853-90)/ The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA/City of Detroit Purchase

 


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