Portrait of a Florentine Nobleman, Wiley
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Crystal Bridges Museum Acquires Works by Kehinde Wiley, Jordan Casteel, and More

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The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, has acquired several new pieces for its permanent collection, including paintings by Kehinde WileyJordan CasteelHenry Ossawa Tanner, and works from the Gordon W. Bailey Collection, according to an email from the museum. “Each new acquisition advances the conversation about American art in ways that are representative of more of the American people and their stories,” said Austen Barron Bailly, the museum’s chef curator, in a statement.


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