Permanent Collection

At Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, you will find a Permanent Collection including exemplary works by hundreds of modern and contemporary artists from a global perspective. Since Kemper Museum's opening in 1994, the Permanent Collection has has grown exponentially to reflect a more inclusive scope of American art and that of the world. At the core of the Kemper Museum Permanent Collection is the Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection, composed of gifts from the Museum's co-founders R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. (1927-2014) and Mary "Bebe" Hunt, as well as several Kemper Family Foundations. Kemper Museum continues to grow its Permanent Collection, illuminating the importance of art in all forms as a mode of interpreting our contemporary world.

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Polly Apfelbaum
Polly Apfelbaum
Ken Aptekar
Alexander Archipenko
Avigdor Arikha