about the Kimbell Art Museum
The Kimbell Art Museum's holdings range in period from antiquity to the 20th century, including masterpieces from Fra Angelico and Caravaggio to Cézanne and Matisse. The Museum is one of the only institutions in the Southwest with a substantial collection of Asian arts, and has also assembled small but select groups of Mesoamerican and African pieces as well as Mediterranean antiquities.
The Kimbell Art Museum provides metropolitan Fort Worth and Dallas an ongoing program of interpretative exhibitions and publications. Displays initiated and organized by the Museum include The Blood of Kings: A New Interpretation of Maya Art, and Monet and the Mediterranean, and Matisse and Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry, as well as important retrospectives dedicated to Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Jusepe de Ribera, Nicolas Poussin, Giambattista Tiepolo, and Georges de La Tour. The Museum has also hosted major traveling exhibitions, such as Impressionist Masterpieces from the Barnes Collection: Cézanne to Matisse.
The Kimbell Art Museum is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding modern public art-gallery facilities in the world.