Most recently Wellesley College’s Davis Museum has featured half a century of Tanavoli’s work for his first US institutional retrospective. His work is held in numerous public and private collections, which include: Tate Modern, British Museum in London; the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran; Mathaf Museum, Qatar; Royal Society of Fine Arts, Amman; and the Guggenheim Museum, Abu Dhabi.