The MCA’s permanent collection includes more than 2,500 artworks that span media and movements from the 1920s to the present. Although not on permanent display, works from the collection appear regularly in our many rotating exhibitions. The entire collection, with images and descriptions, is presented here for the first time. Explore it by artist, title, or creation date.

Featured Work

A portrait of a green-hued Richard Nixon with "VOTE MCGOVERN" hand-written at the bottom.

As a relic of a moment in American history associated with chicanery and paranoia, this [work] is a bold assertion that truth lies on the surface.

  1. Long A three-quarter black-and-white portrait of Richard Nixon seemingly hand-colored with garish tones: His face, a light blue-green with yellow lips, stands out against his pink suit and orange background. Written below the portrait is the directive "VOTE MCGOVERN."

Works on View