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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 AscendingTitleArtwork DateMediumObject Number
Cady Wells Black Mesac. 1938ink and gouache on paper2011.228
Joseph Stella Calla Lilies1920s-1930ssilverpoint and colored crayon2011.130.5
Georgia O'Keeffe Canyon Countryc. 1965oil on canvas1994.448
Philip C. Curtis Casino1980oil on board2001.11
Paul Manship Centaur and Dryad1913bronze1960.60
Raymond Jonson City Dynamism (Dinamismo ciudadano)1932oil on canvas1982.84
Max Weber Climbing Figures (Figuras trepadoras)1910oil on board2013.45
Philip C. Curtis Clown, New York City1939tempera on paper2001.31
Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart Composition #1171940oil on canvas1966.63
Alexander Calder Constellation with Orange Anvil1960wood and wire1991.140