Mumok continues to expand and intensify its collection focus on reality-based, socially and institutionally critical and analytical art of the 1960s and 1970s with contemporary works by Austrian and international artists.

Among the diverse positions are Yto Barrada, Tom Burr, Josef Dabernig, Andrea Fraser, David Goldblatt, Dorit Margreiter, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Marge Monko, Henrik Olesen, Florian Pumhösl, Rebecca Quaytman, Zineb Sedira, Cindy Sherman, Vivan Sundaram, Emily Wardill, Franz West, and Heimo Zobernig.

In 2006 a large purchase was made in the fields of film and photography, with works by James Coleman, Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky, Louise Lawler, Jeff Wall, and Christopher Williams. The mumok media collection includes works by Matthew Buckingham, Carola Dertnig, Omar Fast, Matthias Poledna, and Runa Islam, to name just a few.