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The Altered Landscape Photography Collection is the Museum’s largest focus collection and features more than 1,000 contemporary landscape photographs. Since its establishment in the early 1990s, the collection has included images that address and engage issues related to land use and the changing landscape. While the collection represents a diversity of artists,
Art of the Greater West
A collection category dedicated to broadening the conventional definitions of the West by expanding the scope of the collection’s geographic emphasis to encompass a region generally bounded from Alaska to Patagonia and from Australia to the United States Intermountain West.
The Museum’s rapidly expanding Contemporary Collection features work by regional, national, and international artists unified by a broad thematic focus on creative interactions with natural, built, and virtual environments.
The collection includes paintings that depict laborers, work environments, and workers at rest.
Archives and Library
Among the Center’s significant archive collections are documents, sketches, and models related to artworks by Kim Abeles, Lita Albuquerque, Amy Franceschini, Fritz Haeg, Walter De Maria, Helen and Newton Harrison, Michael Heizer, and Ugo Rondinone. Significant holdings from organizations and individuals include Burning Man, the Center for Land Use Interpretation,