[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Pivotal: Highlights from the Permanent Collection October 7, 2017 - June 17, 2018 This presentation of selected works from the permanent collection provides insight into the ways in which OCMA has long supported the careers of some of the most...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Forsaken Utopias: Photographs from the OCMA Permanent Collection October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 This exhibition of photographic works from OCMA’s permanent collection is inspired by a series of photographs by Lewis Baltz, The New Industrial Parks near Irvine,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Rodrigo Valenzuela: American-Type October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 In his photography and video-based, work Rodrigo Valenzuela is highly conscious of how the camera translates spaces, objects, and people into images. American-Type investigates topics of alienation and displacement relative...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Mariángeles Soto-Díaz: Everyday Grappling Operations October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Mariángeles Soto-Díaz investigates politics and power structures as well as notions of belonging and empathy. In Everyday Grappling Operations, Soto-Díaz looks to the principle of resistance central to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Ni Youyu: Dust Paintings October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Chinese artist Ni Youyu draws inspiration from the tradition of landscape in art history as well as his personal experiences and cultural background. He is fascinated by science and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Valentina Jager: the face the mouth the back October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Artist and writer Valentina Jager’s exhibition the face the mouth the back calls attention to how desensitized people have become to seeing violent imagery...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Alan Nakagawa: Rescue(s) October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Alan Nakagawa works primarily with sound, but also video, sculpture, drawing, painting and performance to explore his Japanese American heritage. The three projects that comprise this exhibition probe issues of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Kathryn Garcia: gone, gone way beyond October 6, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Kathryn Garcia’s work is rooted in her studies of ancient and sacred sites and the ways in which historical feminist archetypes have informed human consciousness. The title...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the OCMA Permanent Collection April 7 - December 15, 2019 This exhibition provides a focused look at small sculpture in the OCMA permanent collection. Selected for their innovative materials, playfulness in scale and function,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Hiromi Takizawa: Open Air April 7 - September 1, 2019 Born in a small mountain village outside Nagano, Japan and now living in Santa Ana, California, Hiromi Takizawa investigates identity and the immigrant experience through themes of distance, time,...