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John Marin, Cape Split, 1936, watercolor, OMAA Permanent Collection

American Art, American Artists
All about the Ogunquit Museum of American Art's Permanent Collection.

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The OMAA is the only museum in the State of Maine devoted exclusively to the exhibition and collection of American Art. The Permanent Collection includes paintings, sculptures, photography, and graphics. It houses one of the largest collections of ceramic sculpture by Carl Walters; watercolors by Eliot O’Hara; oils by Henry Strater; and drawings and sculpture by Isabella Howland.

The Museum is one of only two U.S. institutions possessing a complete set of all the graphic works of Jack Levine. It also has eight Reginald Marsh tempera and watercolor depictions of the Bowery and Coney Island; and seven fine works by Marsden Hartley. The OMAA collection includes a variety of works by artists associated with the famed Ogunquit arts colony, including Edward Betts, Charles Woodbury, Hamilton Easter Field, and Robert Laurent.

While the museum has a superb assortment of works by Maine-related artists, it is also recognized for the diversity of American artists represented in its collection. Among the artists comprising the permanent collection are: Eric Aho, Ben Aronson, Peggy Bacon, Will Barnet, Romare Bearden, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Alexander Calder, Charles Demuth, John Flannagan, Gertrude Fiske, Morris Graves, Marsden Hartley, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Edward Hopper, Peter Hurd, Wolf Kahn, Alex Katz, Rockwell Kent, Walt Kuhn, Gaston Lachaise, Jacob Lawrence, Ernest Lawson, Roy Lichtenstein, George Luks, Paul Manship, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Louise Nevelson, Arnold Newman, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Mark Tobey, Neil Welliver, Margaret Bourke-White, Marguerite and William Zorach.

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