Chrysler Museum of Art

USD $16.95



ISBN: 978-1-913875-84-8

88 pages

180 × 180 mm (7 ⅛ × 7 ⅛ in)

55 colour illustrations

In association with Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia

December 2024


An accessible, lightweight and affordable guide showing the breadth of the Chrysler’s collections through 40 masterworks that are consistently on view in the museum’s galleries.

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Chrysler Museum of Art’s expansive collection contains more than 30,000 historical objects from across the globe. This compelling new guide offers a snapshot of the collection through 40 key works consistently on view in the museum’s galleries in Norfolk, Virginia. Lusciously illustrated, each object is accompanied by an entry by the museum’s curators offering insights into their history, makers and meaning. Chrysler Museum of Art: 40 Works is perfect for those who want something to guide their visit through the galleries or to take home with them as a souvenir of their experiences.

With a Foreword by Erik H. Neil PhD, the Macon and Joan Brock Director of the Chrysler Museum of Art, and entries by Chrysler Museum of Art curators, the book features a wide range of pieces from ancient Egyptian and early Phoenician works to paintings by John Singer Sargent, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Edward Hopper.

Author biographies

Mark A. Castro PhD, director of curatorial affairs
Lloyd DeWitt PhD, former senior curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art
Carolyn Swan Needell PhD, Carolyn and Richard Barry Curator of Glass
Chelsea Pierce PhD, McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
Corey Piper PhD, Brock Curator of American Art

Table of Contents

    • Foreword
    • Plates
    • Authors
    • Photo Credits