Permanent Collection - Hammer Museum

The Armand Hammer Collection
A selection of paintings and works on paper from the Armand Hammer Collection is permanently on view, and includes works by French nineteenth-century masters, European old master paintings, and work by American artists from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries. Works include important Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings by such artists as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, and Vincent van Gogh, as well as examples by Rembrand van Rijn, Gustave Moreau, Henri Fantin-Latour, and many others.

Hammer Contemporary Collection
The Hammer Museum has launched a new initiative to build a collection of contemporary art. This new collection is led by works on paper, particularly drawings and photographs, but also includes painting, sculpture, and media arts. The emphasis of the Hammer Contemporary Collection is on works created since the 1960s, with particular focus on art of the last 10 years.

Armand Hammer Daumier and Contemporaries Collection
The Armand Hammer Daumier and Contemporaries Collection is one of the most extensive collections of prints, drawings, paintings, and sculpture by the nineteenth-century French satirist Honoré Daumier. Also included are prints and drawings by many of Daumier's fellow nineteenth-century caricaturists. This collection provides a humorous window onto politics, culture, and day-to-day life in nineteenth-century France.

UCLA Grunwald Center
The Grunwald Center's holdings comprise more than 45,000 prints, drawings, photographs, and artists' books dating from the Renaissance to the present. Established in 1956 with a substantial gift of prints and drawings by Fred Grunwald, the collecton has been steadily enriched through significant acquisitions and donations. A primary resource for teaching and research, the Center serves UCLA students, faculty, and the public and organizes exhibitions and publications in the area of the graphic arts.

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden
One of the most distinguished outdoor sculpture collections in the country, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden spans more than five acres in UCLA's North Campus. The Sculpture Garden features over seventy sculptures by artists such as Jean Arp, Alexander Calder, Claire Falkenstein, Barbara Hepworth, Gaston Lachaise, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Matisse, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Auguste Rodin, David Smith and Francisco Zuñiga.

Hammer Video Library
The Hammer Video Library and Viewing Room is a new resource room dedicated to the study of video art. The initial selection spans the late 1960s through the 1980s, and features seminal works by artists such as Vito Acconci, Chris Burden, Gordon Matta-Clark, Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Nam June Paik, Martha Rosler, and Bill Viola.



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