The Berardo Collection is the brainchild of ardent collector José Manuel Rodrigues Berardo. It represents one of the finest private collections of modern and contemporary artwork in the world.
A Survey of Modern and Contemporary Art
The Collection features striking examples of every modern art movement of the 20th and 21st centuries. With artists of national and international acclaim, the collection includes all the major movements including surrealism, pop art, and minimalism to contemporary conceptual art. The museum continues to expand on its holdings and features new acquisitions in special exhibitions.
Warhol, Picasso, deKooning, Ellsworth Kelly–the list of notable artists impresses. Other areas of note include pop art by Hockney, Op art by Vasarely, and surrealism including Dali. Portuguese artists include works by Chafes, Molder, João Maria Gusmão and more. With such a broad spectrum, the Berardo Collection offers a unique opportunity to learn and understand contemporary and modern art through its special exhibitions and growing collection.