Contemporary Art

The Contemporary Art collection, which includes art created since the 1970s, was originally formed by regular acquisitions from Arizona Biennials in addition to generous donations from local collectors. Through acquisition endowments and the fundraising efforts of the Contemporary Art Society, the Contemporary Art collection has expanded in scope to nearly 1,500 artworks in all media–traditional and non–traditional.

Represented artist include: Robert Bechtle, John Chamberlain, Chuck Close, Raphael Collazo, Vernon Fisher, Jasper Johns, Robert Mangold, Olivier Mosset, Steven Parrino, Tom Uttech, Jim Waid, and William T. Wiley.

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Raphael Collazo, For the Good of Us All, 1987, oil on board, 3 panels. From the Tucson Museum of Art Collection. Gift of Riva Yares. 1991.236.

Interested in Donating Art? The Tucson Museum of Art welcomes mission relevant donations.