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

Albenda, Ricci

Albenda, Ricci

Untitled (Quota), 1996

Acrylic on plexiglass

15 x 10-3/4 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.001

© Ricci Albenda

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

Alfred, Brian

Alfred, Brian

Saudi, 2006

Acrylic on canvas

70 x 84 inches

Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Funds, 2006, 2007.005

© Brian Alfred

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

Andoe, Joe

Andoe, Joe

Untitled, 1998

Silkscreen on canvas

50-1/2 x 61-1/8 inches

Gift of Tami and Tom McGovern, 2014.016

© Joe Andoe

Apfelbaum, Polly

Apfelbaum, Polly

Richard Nixon, ca. 1990

Ink and photo collage

16-1/2 x 31-1/4 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.006

© Polly Apfelbaum

Apfelbaum, Polly

Apfelbaum, Polly

Rewinding the Spool (2/2), 1992

Velvet and silk installation

Dimensions variable

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.005

© Polly Apfelbaum

Arcangel, Cory, and Frankie Martin

Arcangel, Cory, and Frankie Martin

414-3-RAVE-95, 2004

Single-channel video

4 minutes, 57 seconds

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2006.001

© Cory Arcangel and Frankie Martin

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

Giant Fractured Glass Tripod, 2008

Enamel, oil paint, lead on glass, wood frame

Dimensions variable

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge with additional funds provided by Barbara and Victor Klein, Los Angeles, 2008.008.001

© 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

Baldessari Sings Lewitt, 1972

Video

4 minutes

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2007.008

© 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

Bankston, John

Bankston, John

Black Cat, 2012

Oil on linen

48 x 58 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gifts of Dr. and Mrs. Gary Fish, Mabel Bain Hinkle, and Alice F. Hatto, in honor of the Ford Family, 2013.007

© John Bankston

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

Albenda, Ricci

Albenda, Ricci

Untitled (Quota), 1996

Acrylic on plexiglass

15 x 10-3/4 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.001

© Ricci Albenda

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

Alfred, Brian

Alfred, Brian

Saudi, 2006

Acrylic on canvas

70 x 84 inches

Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Funds, 2006, 2007.005

© Brian Alfred

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