The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection is the Museum’s permanent collection of two- and three-dimensional art. This international collection boasts over 14,000 works and spans seven centuries, with strengths in works on paper and contemporary craft, and includes notable holdings by artists from Arkansas, the Mid-South region, and across the United States.

  • Diego Rivera (Guanajuato, Mexico, 1886 - 1957, Mexico City, Mexico), "Dos Mujeres (Two Women)," 1914, oil on canvas, 77 3/4 x 63 1/2 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Abby Rockefeller Mauzé. 1955.010.

  • Elaine de Kooning (Brooklyn, New York, 1920 - 1989, East Hampton, New York), "Standing Bull," circa 1960, oil on canvas, 78 1/4 x 108 1/4 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Robert Mallary. 1973.024.

  • Georgia O'Keeffe (Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, 1887 - 1986, Santa Fe, New Mexico), "Special No. 30 (Banana Flower)," 1934, charcoal on paper, 22 x 15 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund and Museum Purchase Plan of the NEA. 1974.011.008.

  • Roy Lichtenstein (New York, New York, 1923 - 1997, New York, New York), "Study for 'Aviation,'" 1967, graphite, crayon, and paper collage on paper, 22 3/4 x 27 1/4 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund and Museum Purchase Plan of the NEA. 1976.019.

  • Louise Nevelson (Kyiv, Ukraine (formally Russia), 1899 - 1988, New York, New York), "Tide Garden IV," 1964, wood construction painted black, 91 x 140 x 10 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Sidney Singer, Sr., Stephens, Inc., Gerald Cramer, Martin Oppenheimer, Edward Rosenthal, and John Rosenthal. 1983.030.

  • Peter Voulkos (Bozeman, Montana, 1924 - 2002, Bowling Green, Ohio), "Cruciform Vase," 1958, glazed and underglaze-painted stoneware, 28 1/2 x 21 x 7 1/2 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchased with an anonymous gift. 1992.080.

  • Berthe Morisot (Bourges, France, 1841 - 1895, Paris, France), "Girl Leaning on her Elbow," 1887, charcoal on paper, 17 1/2 x 21 5/8 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchased with a gift from Helen Porter and James T. Dyke in memory of Frances C. Dyke. 1998.016.

  • Thomas Moran (Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1837 - 1926, Santa Barbara, California), "Venetian Scene," 1897, watercolor on paper, 14 3/4 x 10 1/2 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund. 1998.021. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

  • Paul Signac (Paris, France, 1863 - 1935, Paris, France), "Nature morte (Still Life)," circa 1926, watercolor and graphite on paper, 10 1/4 x 16 1/16 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of James T. Dyke. 1999.065.062.

  • Leon Niehues (Seneca, Kansas, 1951 - ), "Chan Juan #63," 2001, white oak, emery cloth, and brass bolts, 16 x 14 x 11 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchased with a gift from John and Robyn Horn. 2002.018. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

  • Thomas Hart Benton (Neosho, Missouri, 1889 - 1975, Kansas City, Missouri), "Clay County Farm," 1971, oil on canvas, 32 x 22 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Bequest from the estates of Louise and Fred Dierks. 2012.008.001.

  • Dame Barbara Hepworth (Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, 1903 - 1975, St. Ives, Cornwall, England), "Two Heads (Christmas)," 1970, white polished marble on artist-designed wood base, 17 x 20 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Bequest from the estates of Louise and Fred Dierks. 2012.008.005. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

  • John Marin (Rutherford, New Jersey, 1870 - 1953, Cape Split, Maine), "Palisades," Hudson River, New Jersey, 1923, watercolor and charcoal on textured watercolor paper, 19 3/4 x 16 1/2 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Norma B. Marin. 2013.018.234.

  • Victor Ekpuk (Eket, Nigeria, 1964 - ), "Composition #2," 2009, pastel and graphite on paper, 50 x 50 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund. 2014.019.

  • Carroll Cloar (Earle, Arkansas, 1913 - 1993, Memphis, Tennessee), "The Draught of Fishes," August 1965, casein tempera on Masonite, 23 x 34 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Egon R. Gerard. 2017.002.

  • George Romney (Beckside, Lancashire, England, 1734 - 1802, Kendal, Westmorland, England), "Lady Willoughby de Broke," 1779 - 1781, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 1/4 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of the Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust. 2019.006.001.

  • Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas (Paris, France, 1834 - 1917, Paris, France), "Danseuse bleue [Avant la classe, trois danseuses] (Blue Dancer)," 1886 – 1890, pastel on paper, 21 1/4 x 19 3/4 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: On loan from the Jackson T. Stephens Charitable Trust for Art. XL.2000.001.001.

  • Claude Monet (Paris, France, 1840 - 1926, Giverny, France), "Effet de Soleil Couchant sur la Seine à Port-Villez (Effect of the Sun Setting on the Seine at Port-Villez)," 1883, oil on canvas, 29 x 36 3/8 in., Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: On loan from the Jackson T. Stephens Charitable Trust for Art. XL.2000.002.004.