New York’s Museum of Modern Art Acquires Two Major Collections of Conceptual Art

NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art announces the acquisition of the Daled Collection, one of the key collections of American and European Conceptual art from the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes 223 works across all mediums, assembled between 1966 and 1978 by the Brussels-based collectors Herman J. Daled and Nicole Daled-Verstraeten. The collection is particularly distinguished by unparalleled groupings of works by Marcel Broodthaers—a unique ensemble of some 60 works—as well as by Vito Acconci, Daniel Buren, James Lee Byars, Dan Graham, and Niele Toroni, among many others. As a counterpart to this tremendous collection, the Museum will also acquire the collectors’ archives, containing photographs, letters, notes, and additional materials relating to