Acquisitions & Donations

The American Friends of the Centre Pompidou supports the Centre Pompidou with significant loans and gifts of art and design. Since 2010, more than 550 works of art valued at more than $50 million have been donated or pledged to the American Friends from a generous group of thoughtful collectors and donors. Please take a moment to browse through some of the spectacular works that are now enhancing the Centre Pompidou collection thanks to our valued friends.




Chuck Close
Arne, 2000
Large format Polaroid, ink, pencil, and tape mounted on foam
40 x 29 7/8 inches (101.6 x 75.9 cm)
Gift of Arne and Milly Glimcher

Teste di Terracotta

Enzo Cucchi
Teste di Terracotta, 1980
Charcoal on paper, mounted on canvas; sculpture
Drawing 107 x 232 1/4 inches (272 x 590 cm);
sculpture 11 x 15 x 12 inches (28 x 38 x 30.5 cm)|
Gift of an anonymous donor