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.

Stark, Linda

Stark, Linda

Candy Corn Weave, 1994

Oil on canvas on panel

8-1/4 x 9-1/8 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.017

© Linda Stark

Statom, Therman

Statom, Therman

Red Chair, 1996

Glass, mixed media

63 x 21 x 21 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 1998.009

© Therman Statom

Steinkamp, Jennifer

Steinkamp, Jennifer

Moth 5, 2012

Computer generated animation

Dimensions variables

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gift of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Redmond, 2012.002

© Jennifer Steinkamp

Sternberg, Robert von

Sternberg, Robert von

Palisades Park, Santa Monica, 1975

Archival inkjet print on Canson Infinity Baryta Photographique paper, printed in 2013

12 x 8 inches

Gift of the artist, 2013.018

© Robert von Sternberg

Stockholder, Jessica

Stockholder, Jessica

1996, 1996

Aluminum flashing, thumb tacks, lights, cords, tree root, wigs, acrylic yarn, cable clamps, carpet, paper mache, plaster and rope

78 x 58 x 42 inches

Gift of Dean Valentine and Amy Adelson, Los Angeles, 2004.025.004

© Jessica Stockholder

Stoll, George

Stoll, George

Untitled, 1995

Beeswax and pigment

15 x 6 x 10 inches

Gift of Peter Norton, 1999.028.043.a-e

© George Stoll

Strombotne, James

Strombotne, James

Stately Women, 1990

Acrylic on canvas

60 x 48 inches

Gift of Susan Levin, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1996.034

© James Strombotne

Sullivan, Tim

Sullivan, Tim

Uncle Joe’s Story, 2006

Light-jet print

30 x 38 inches

Gift of Lilly and Paul Merage, 2012.003.013

© Tim Sullivan

Super Critical Mass

Super Critical Mass

Common Ground, 2017

Single-channel video color with sound

Variable

Museum purchase, 2017.007

© Super Critical Mass

Talepasand, Taravat

Talepasand, Taravat

Hey Haji, 2010

Graphite on paper

40 x 30 inches

Gift of Wesley and Judith Marx, 2010.014

© Taravat Talepasand

Tanaka,  Koki

Tanaka, Koki

A Piano Played by Five Pianists at Once (First Attempt), 2012

HD video installation, framed prints

57 minutes

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2012.001.002.a-c

© Koki Tanaka

Tanaka, Koki

Tanaka, Koki

Someone’s junk is someone else’s treasure, 2011

HD video

11 minutes

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2012.001.001

© Koki Tanaka

Templeton, Ed

Templeton, Ed

Teenage Smokers, 1999

Portfolio of 24 photographs; edition of 5

14 x 14 inches framed, each

Gift of Dan Fauci, courtesy of Roberts & Tilton, 2014.039.001-024

© Ed Templeton

Thater, Diana

Thater, Diana

Wicked Witch, 1996

3-lense video projectors, laserdisc player, CAV laserdisc, and existing architecture, edition 2 of 2

Dimensions variable

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 1999.016

© Diana Thater

The Speculative Archive (Julia Meltzer and David Thorne)

The Speculative Archive (Julia Meltzer and David Thorne)

Not a matter of if but when: brief records of a time in which expectations were repeatedly raised and lowered and people grew exhausted from never knowing if the moment was at hand or was still to come, 2006

Single-channel projected video

32 minutes

Gift of Lilly and Paul Merage, 2012.003.012

© The Speculative Archive

Therrien, Robert

Therrien, Robert

No Title, 1985-86

Oil on canvas mounted on wood

95-1/2 x 64-1/2 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ansley I. Graham Trust, 1996.044

© Robert Therrien

Thomas, Hank Willis and Kambui Olujimi

Thomas, Hank Willis and Kambui Olujimi

Winter in America, 2005

Single-channel video, edition 4/6

5 minutes, 15 seconds

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2005.009.001

© Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi

Thomas, John

Thomas, John

Triptych with Predella, n.d.

Oil on canvas

68-1/2 x 91-1/2 inches

Gift of Eric and Camille Durand, 2000.020

© John Thomas

Thomson, Mungo

Thomson, Mungo

The American Desert (For Chuck Jones), 2002

Single-channel video projection, color

32 minutes

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2004.010

© Mungo Thomson

Thornycroft, Ann

Thornycroft, Ann

Blue Falls, 1986

Oil on canvas

60 x 72 inches

Gift of Frances Bass Dudley, 1996.043

© Ann Thornycroft

Crosthwaite, Hugo

Crosthwaite, Hugo

Winged Cart, 2013

Pencil and black acrylic on clayboard

20 x 16 inches

Museum purchase with fund provided through the prior gift of Mrs. William A. Griffith and family, 2014.001.002

© Hugo Crosthwaite

DeLap, Tony

DeLap, Tony

Hard Edge, 1963

Plexiglas, board, transfer letters, glass, wood, lacquer, and stainless steel

22-1/2 x 13-3/4 x 4 inches

Gift of Jerry and Sandy Canter, 2012.008.003

© Tony DeLap Estate

DeLap, Tony

DeLap, Tony

Maquette for Floating Lady, 1978

Mixed media

10-1/2 x 22-1/2 x 61 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. B.N. Desenberg, Balboa, California, 1996.051.a-b

© Estate of Tony DeLap

DeLap, Tony

DeLap, Tony

Strange Secrets, 1993

Acrylic on canvas with wood

60 x 64 inches

Gift of Sandy and Harold Price, 2005.005

© Tony DeLap Estate

deSoto, Lewis

deSoto, Lewis

Kingdoms #18, 1996

Black-and-white photograph with metalic overlay

20 x 24 inches

Gift of Nancy Portnoy, New York, 2004.026.007.001

© Lewis deSoto