The IVAM Collection is organised around various thematic focuses in which particular periods of history are singled out. Equal importance is given to different languages and expressions of art to present a view of international and Spanish art angled towards contemporary sensibility. The Collection contains over 10,600 works, illustrating the fundamental forms of expression of twentieth-century art. Thus, this sample shows key aspects regarding the configuration of modernity where the creative artists, looking for innovation and experimentation, reach top works in behalf of the history of art.
The thematic areas on which it focuses are Photography and photo-collage, Installations and new media, Abstraction, Pop Art, Sculpture and Drawing on paper.