Collection Highlights

Yale University Art Gallery’s permanent collection was founded in 1832. Since that time the collection has grown to number more than 200,000 objects representing Eastern and Western cultures and ranging in date from ancient times to the present. Following are a selection of highlights from each department chosen to reflect the depth and breadth of the collection.

Diesel Pumps
View of the Distant Sea II
Old Hanford City Site and the Columbia River, Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington
Nature morte aux grenades
APB's (Afro-Parisian Brothers)
Revolving Control
1 2 3 4 5 4 3 2 1 Cross and Tower
Air II
Feather and Matchboxes
Red Canna
Number 14: Gray
U.S. 285, New Mexico