The Museum’s superb collection of modern and contemporary art is among the most distinguished in the world.
Highlights from the Collections
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Highlights include an extraordinary concentration of work by such artistic giants as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, Henri Matisse, and Joan Miró, as well as American Modernists like Georgia O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley. The expanding contemporary collections include major works by Cy Twombly, Jasper Johns, and Sol LeWitt, along with younger artists who are breaking new ground today. A video gallery features changing exhibitions of works in new media.
Among the Museum’s iconic holdings are Picasso’s Three Musicians, Brancusi’s The Kiss, Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), and Dalí’s Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War). There are strong holdings of work by Mexican Modernists, African American artists, and self-taught or outsider artists. Also on view in these galleries are changing exhibitions drawn from the Museum’s growing collection of modern and contemporary design.
Please note, many of the objects on view in these galleries rotate periodically.