Collections

 

Benko Horvat Collection

 

Private art collector Benko Horvat (1875-1955) from Zagreb donated his collection to the city in 1946 and it has been managed by the Museum of Contemporary Art ever since. 

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Collection of Drawings, Graphics, Prints and Art on Paper

 

Like the Collection of Sculpture and the Collection of Paintings, the Collection of Drawings, Graphics, Prints and Art on Paper includes materials since the early 20th and numbers 6360 artworks. 

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Vjenceslav Richter and Nada Kareš Richter Collection

 

The two-storey villa at 38 Vrhovac houses the collection of Vjenceslav Richter and Nada Kareš Richter, a comprehensive exhibition presenting the oeuvre of one of the most prominent Croatian artists from the 1950s and 1960s. 

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Seissel Donation

 

The Silvana Seissel Donation is an art collection owned by the City of Zagreb, which was given to Museum of Contemporary Art in 1993 for management purposes: preservation, maintenance, and presentation. The Museum received paintings and architectural designs from Silvana Seissel, wife of architect, urban planner, and artist Josip Seissel, also known under the pseudonym Jo Klek, according to the artist's personal wish. The donation obtained the official status of a "Donation to the City of Zagreb" and Silvana Seissel the status of a donor.

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The Kožarić Studio

 

The Kožarić Studio contains more than 6000 exhibits: sculptures, reliefs, assemblages, objects, installations, ready-mades, paintings, prints, drawings, sketches, and many practical objects, as well as those that are not easily classified as artefacts but will perhaps be transformed into such with some future gesture of the artist. 

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The Tošo Dabac Archive

 

The Tošo Dabac Archive comprises almost 200 thousand negatives, around 2000 artistic enlargements, valuable photography equipment, Dabac's library, and a collection of newspaper clippings of the legendary Zagreb photographer. 

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Collection of Outsider art

 

The Collection of Outsider Art of The Museum of Contemporary Art was formed in 2016 and currently has 639 works.

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Collection of Paintings

 

The Collection of Paintings at MSU contains more than 1200 works by Croatian and international artists, covering a broad span of time since the early 20th century. 

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Sculpture Collection

 

The Sculpture Collection at MSU contains almost 1000 artworks, chronologically extending back into the first half of the 20th century.

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Photography Collection

 

The Collection of Photography was developed at the Centre for Photography, Film, and Television (CEFFT), founded in the early 1970s at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The collection mainly contains photographs produced after the 1950s.

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