The El Paso Museum of Art has collected the work of living artists since its establishment. The Museum's holdings include works across a range of media. Highlights from the contemporary collection include works by the following regional, national, and international figures:
David Bates, John Biggers, Romare Bearden, Dale Chihuly, Saulo Cisneros, Woody Crumbo, James Drake, Gaspar Enríquez, Carole Feuerman, Sam Gilliam, Harry Geffert, Gronk, Joseph Havel, Robert Indiana, Luis Jiménez, Donald Judd, Tom Lea, Glenn Ligon, Carmen Lomas-Garza, Robert Longo, James Magee, César Martínez, Jesus Moroles, Vik Muniz, Celia Muñoz, Takashi Murakami, Alice Neel, Kermit Oliver, Gabriel Orozco, Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith, Robert Rauschenberg, Fritz Scholder, Oswaldo Sagástegui, Roger Shimomura, Lorna Simpson, James Surls, John Valadez, Patssi Valdez, Vincent Valdez.
The Museum’s photography collection has significant holdings from the early 20th century to the contemporary. Highlights from this collection include:
Ansel Adams, Manuel Carrillo, William Clift, Carlotta Corpron, Edward S. Curtis, Miguel Gandert, Peter Goin, Virgil Hancock, Manual, Richard Misrach, Yasumasa Morimura, David Taylor, Willie Varela, Tuen Voten, John Ward and Andy Warhol.
Desert Modern and Beyond: El Paso Art 1960 – 2012
Texas 100: Selections from the El Paso Museum of Art