Collection

Comprising over 4,500 works of art, OCMA’s collection focuses on art produced during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by artists based in California and countries around the Pacific Rim. The museum’s major holdings include early and mid-century modernism, Bay Area Figuration, assemblage, California Light and Space, Pop Art, Minimalism, and installation art.

Aguilar, Laura

Aguilar, Laura

Clothed/Unclothed #16, 1992

Black and white photography, Diptych

22-1/4 x 18-1/4 inches, each

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.001.a-b

© Laura Aguilar Trust of 2016

Albers, Josef

Albers, Josef

Homage to the Square, Dry Season, 1967

Oil on masonite

48 × 48 inches

Gift of Avco Financial Services, Newport Beach, California, 1971.001

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Altoon, John

Altoon, John

Untitled (Ocean Park Series), 1962

Oil on canvas

72 x 84 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Dr. James B. Pick and Dr. Rosalyn M. Laudati, Mr. Ward Chamberlin, Mrs. E.G. Chamberlin, Patricia Fredericks, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Neisser, Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Shea, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Goldstein, Zada Taylor, Mr. David H. Steinmetz and Mrs. Bernard McDonald, 1985.009

© Estate of John Altoon

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Number of Intersections, Exercise #51, 2007-08

Graphite, charcoal, carbon on drywall

474 x 144 inches

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2019.001

© Edgar Arceneaux

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Blind Pig #1, 2010

Acrylic and graphite on paper

59 × 57-1/2 inches

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2014.038.003

© Edgar Arceneaux

Asselin, Michele

Asselin, Michele

Clubhouse Turn—Composition 8 (Samuel. Saul. Playing Cards, Barn 62. Exit to Grandstands, North End. Iggy Puglisi.), 2013-16

Achival pigment print

39 x 101-1/2 inches

Partial gift of the artist and partial museum purchase, 2017.001.001-005

© Michele Asselin

Baldessari, John

Baldessari, John

Voluble Luminist Painting for Max Kozloff, 1966-68

Acrylic on canvas

59 x 59 inches

Gift of the Betty and Monte Factor Family Collection, 1975.017

© Estate of John Baldessari

Baldessari, John

Baldessari, John

Ordered Thought (Silver and Gold), 1986

Black and white and tinted photographs on paper

72 × 93-3/4 inches

Museum purchase, 1986.007.a-d

© Estate of John Baldessari

Ballantyne, Christopher

Ballantyne, Christopher

Untitled (Erosion), 2003

Acrylic on birch panel

48-1/8 x 72-1/8 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.001.a-b

© Christopher Ballantyne

Barth, Uta

Barth, Uta

Ground #33, 1994

Ektacolor print on panel

14-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.002

© Uta Barth

Barth, Uta

Barth, Uta

Ground #30, 1994

Ektacolor print on panel

22 x 18 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.003

© Uta Barth

Barth, Uta

Barth, Uta

Ground #51, 1995

Ektacolor print on panel

16 x 16-1/2 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.004

© Uta Barth

Bell, Larry

Bell, Larry

Untitled, 1965

Etched glass

10-1/4 × 10-1/4 × 10-1/4 inches

Gift of Edwin Janss, Jr., 1978.030

© Larry Bell

Bengston, Billy Al

Bengston, Billy Al

Tom, 1968

Lacquer and polurethane on dented aluminum, edition 36 of 50

26 × 25 inches

Gift of Jules Glazer, Beverly Hills, 1968.001

© Billy Al Bengston

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Ask the Dust: Them (1954/1991), 1991

Black and white photograph

14-1/2 x 23 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.003.001

© Cindy Bernard

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Ask the Dust: The Far Country (1955/1991), 1991

Black and white photograph

14-1/2 x 23 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.003.002

© Cindy Bernard

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Ask the Dust: The Searchers (1956/1989), 1991

Black and white photograph

12-1/2 x 23 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.003.003

© Cindy Bernard

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Ask the Dust: 3:10 to Yuma (1957/1991), 1991

Black and white photograph

14-1/2 x 23 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.003.004

© Cindy Bernard

Aguilar, Laura

Aguilar, Laura

Clothed/Unclothed #16, 1992

Black and white photography, Diptych

22-1/4 x 18-1/4 inches, each

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.001.a-b

© Laura Aguilar Trust of 2016

Albers, Josef

Albers, Josef

Homage to the Square, Dry Season, 1967

Oil on masonite

48 × 48 inches

Gift of Avco Financial Services, Newport Beach, California, 1971.001

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Altoon, John

Altoon, John

Untitled (Ocean Park Series), 1962

Oil on canvas

72 x 84 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Dr. James B. Pick and Dr. Rosalyn M. Laudati, Mr. Ward Chamberlin, Mrs. E.G. Chamberlin, Patricia Fredericks, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Neisser, Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Shea, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Goldstein, Zada Taylor, Mr. David H. Steinmetz and Mrs. Bernard McDonald, 1985.009

© Estate of John Altoon

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Number of Intersections, Exercise #51, 2007-08

Graphite, charcoal, carbon on drywall

474 x 144 inches

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2019.001

© Edgar Arceneaux

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Blind Pig #1, 2010

Acrylic and graphite on paper

59 × 57-1/2 inches

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2014.038.003

© Edgar Arceneaux