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.

Tinguely, Jean

Tinguely, Jean

Fontaine Joe Syffert, from the portfolio “Eight by Eight”, 1983

Serigraph, edition 35 of 300

42 x 29 inches

Gift of Dr. And Mrs. Merle S. Glick, 2002.018

© The estate of Jean Tinguely

Tivey, Hap

Tivey, Hap

Ashanti Arch (Silver), 1980

Acrylic on canvas with plastic screen

54 x 80-1/2 inches

Gift of Jerry and Sandy Canter, 2012.008.002.a-b

© Hap Tivey

Toirac, José

Toirac, José

Untitled, from the “Gray” Series, 2002

Oil on canvas

24 x 36 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by Frances A. Bass, 2002.014

© José Toirac

Tribe, Kerry

Tribe, Kerry

Here & Elsewhere, 2002

Two-channel DVD projection

10 minutes, 30 seconds

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2004.017

© Kerry Tribe

Turrell, James

Turrell, James

Roden Crater, 1986

Topographical model with text and photographs in Philippine mahogany box, edition 7 of 9

7 x 32-1/2 x 23-1/2 inches overall

Gift of the Steinmetz Family Collection, 1998.006.a-o

© James Turrell

Turrell, James

Turrell, James

Rondo, 1968-69

Shallow space construction

180 × 480 × 312 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Peter and Eileen Norton and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, 1989.007

© James Turrell

Uelsmann, Jerry

Uelsmann, Jerry

Ansel, 1973

Gelatin silver print

8 x 10 inches

Gift of the estate of Al Belson, photographer, 1997.008

© Jerry Uelsmann

Utterback, Camille

Utterback, Camille

Glimpse, 2012

Interactive installation: computer, Matrox TripleHead2Go, two firewire cameras and mounts, three tv flat screen monitors and mounts

Variable

Gift of Ann and Andrew Tisch, 2013.020

© Camille Utterback

Valdez, Patssi

Valdez, Patssi

Daisy Queen, 1992

Oil on canvas

48 x 36 inches

Gift of Victor Hugo Zayas, LAM.1994.002

© Patssi Valdez

Valentine, DeWain

Valentine, DeWain

Pink Top, 1965

Color-impregnated polyester resin and fiberglass

55 × 76 × 76 inches

Gift of Herbert Hirsh from the estate of Pauline Hirsh, LAM.1988.018

© DeWain Valentine / Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York

Valentine, DeWain

Valentine, DeWain

Resin Pyramid, 1968

Cast polyester resin

20 x 40 x 15 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Merle S. Glick, 2000.016

© DeWain Valentine / Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York

Van Pelt, Alison

Van Pelt, Alison

Britney, 2004

Oil and graphite on canvas

72 x 60 inches

Gift of The Paul Rusconi Collection, 2004.020

© Alison Van Pelt

Veca, Mark Dean

Veca, Mark Dean

Study for Pennybags II, 2012

India ink and acrylic on canvas

36 x 54 inches

Gift of Heather and Theodore Karatz, 2016.003

© Mark Dean Veca

Viola, Bill

Viola, Bill

The Reflecting Pool-Collected Work 1977-80, 1977-80

Video

62 minutes

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2004.011

© Bill Viola

Viola, Bill

Viola, Bill

Theater of Memory, 1985

Mixed media

168 × 276 × 360 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided through prior gift of Ben C. Deane, 1988.007

© Bill Viola

Wachtel, Julia

Wachtel, Julia

Precariously close to 5 billion points of confusion, 1990

Nine serigraphs with hand-printed lithography on Magnani Incision paper, edition 26 of 64

22 x 29-1/2 inches each

Gift of SolwayJones, Los Angeles, 2004.021.a-i

© Julia Wachtel

Warhol, Andy

Warhol, Andy

Mao, 1972

Serigraph, edition 91 of 250

36 × 36 inches, each

Gift of Ulrike Kantor, 1983.021.001-010

© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Weatherford, Mary

Weatherford, Mary

Second Riddle, 1991

Acrylic, flashe paint, and ink on canvas

78 × 107 inches

Gift of Joan and Gerald Kimmelman, 2003.011

© Mary Weatherford

Weems, Carrie Mae

Weems, Carrie Mae

Untitled (Ella on silk), 2014

Diptych printed with fabric dye on silk charmeuse, stretched over cotton on support, with black tray frame, coroplast backing, no glazing

Part one: 44-1/2 x 34-1/2 x 2-1/4 inches; part two:15 x 12 x 2 inches

Gift of Ralph and Susan Brennan in honor of Dan Cameron, 2014.035.a-b

© Carrie Mae Weems

Weston, Brett

Weston, Brett

Image of Rocks at Point Lobos, 1973

Gelatin silver print

7-3/4 x 8-1/4 inche

Gift of the estate of Al Belson, photographer, 1997.009

© Brett Weston

Deutsch, David

Deutsch, David

The Large Telescope, 1984

Oil on canvas

114 x 156-1/2 inches

Gift of Beacon Bay Enterprises, Inc. in memory of John Martin Shea, Jr., 2014.003

© David Deutsch

Diebenkorn, Richard

Diebenkorn, Richard

Ocean Park #36, 1970

Oil on canvas

93 × 81-1/4 inches

Gift of David H. Steinmetz, 1977.011

© Richard Diebenkorn Foundation

Dill, Laddie John

Dill, Laddie John

Ariel, 1984

Oil on canvas

60 x 60 inches

Anonymous gift, 2000.011

© Laddie John Dill

Dingle, Kim

Dingle, Kim

Priss Room Installation, 1994-95

Four wallpapered panels, linoleum floor, crib, two hand-made porcelain dolls, debris

Dimensions variable

Gift of the Kim Light Collection, 2010.009.002.a-k

© Kim Dingle

Dowell, Roy

Dowell, Roy

#676, 1995

Acrylic and collage on panel

59-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches

Gift of Peter Norton, 1999.028.012

© Roy Dowell