The Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, opened in 1989 was Spain’s first centre for modern art. Its collection comprises over 11,000 pieces that span the 20th century, and the continents. The collection is split into eight different themes, focusing on different areas in the development on contemporary art. One theme centres around Catalan sculptor Julio González, an important reference at the beginning of contemporary art in Spain and Valencia who was famous for modern sculptures made from iron. Other themes include artists such as Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp and the Dadaists, and photographers Robert Frank and Cindy Sherman.
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