Bridging the Century: Images of Bridges from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

March 11, 1987 – May 25, 1987

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Level 2 Floor Plan

Drawn from the museum's permanent collection, this exhibition traces the use of the bridge in contemporary art as a symbol of modern technology and the urban environment. Included are some 40 paintings and works on paper, primarily early 20th century, by Ralston Crawford, Thomas Eakins, Joseph Stella, and others, as well as photographs from the magazine Camera Work.