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The Modern Art collection includes works dating from around 1900 to around 1950 and reflects progressive art trends in both Europe and North America. Note that this collecting area overlaps with several other divisions unique to Phoenix Art Museum, including Western American, Latin American, and the Philip C. Curtis collection (e.g. Frida Kahlo’s painting is found in the Latin American collection, though she can also be considered a Modern artist). Search by date range to see the broadest array of works characterized as Modern. Keep in mind that categories of art are fluid; use Advanced Search if you are looking for something specific.

Artist/MakerSorted DescendingTitleArtwork DateMediumObject Number
Stanton Macdonald-Wright Wrapped Geranium Plant (Planta de geranio envuelta)1916oil on canvas backed by a board2013.107
Clare Leighton Winnowers, Majorca1939woodcut1977.55
Georgia O'Keeffe White Rose (Rosa blanca)1928oil on canvas1996.256
Philip C. Curtis Whistler1963oil on board2001.4
Ernest Lawson Washington Square Architecturec. 1932oil on canvas1991.121
Philip C. Curtis Wait by the Station1961oil on panel2007.18
Pablo Picasso Vieil Homme Songeant a la Peinture Ancienne: Vierge a L'Oiseau Avec Petit Saint Jean, Personnage Au Poisson et Jeunes Filles (Suite 347 L012/ OPP.68.020) (Anciano pensando en pintura vieja)1968etching and aquafort on BFK Rives paper2010.449
Philip C. Curtis Veranda1981oil on board2001.12
Joseph Cornell Untitled, Soap Bubble Set/Pipe/Figureheadnot datedwood, glass, metal, paint and construction2002.41
Alice Trumbull Mason Untitled (Sin título)1941oil on canvas1977.227