Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 624167
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
Postmark: Jul-23
PM City: Nova
PM State: SC
Stamp: 19c
Size: 4" x 5.75" (10.25 x 15 cm)

Additional Details:
Independence Avenue at 8th Street, SW - Architect: Gordon Bunshaft. Completed in 1974. The cylindrical building, almost a sculpture itself, captures the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's essential character. The nucleus of the collection was donated to the people of the United States in 1966 by the enthusiastic collector of art, Joseph H. Hirshhorn. the emphasis is on European and American art from the late 19th century to the present day and includes an exceptional sculpture collection.
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