What is western art?

Some articles on western art, art:

Matsukata Kojiro
... who devoted his life and fortune to amassing a collection of Western art which, he hoped, would become the nucleus of a Japanese national museum focused particularly on masterworks of the Western art tradition ... in his lifetime, his vision is commemorated in Japan's National Museum of Western Art (NMWA) in Ueno, central Tokyo ...
Howard Terpning - Awards
... National Academy of Western Art - 7 awards ... Museum - 2001 Eiteljorg Award for excellence in American Western art Briscoe Western Art Museum - 2007 1st Governor Brisco Legacy Award Marine Corps ...
C. M. Russell Museum Complex - Attendance and Revenues - The Russell: The Sale To Benefit The C.M. Russell Museum
... Russell Art Auction ... A portion of the proceeds from the auction of original 19th and 20th century Western art benefited the C.M ... Over time, this evolved into a week-long series of Western art auctions, gallery showings, public exhibitions, and more known as Western Art Week ...

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