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.

Wheeler, Doug

Wheeler, Doug

Untitled, 1968

Vacuum-formed Plexiglas, sprayed lacquer on acrylic, magnetic transformer, and neon

80-5/8 × 79-5/8 inches

Gift of Melinda and Edward Wortz, 1985.063

© Doug Wheeler

White, Charlie

White, Charlie

Ken’s Basement, from the series “Understanding Joshua”, 2000

Light-jet chromogenic print mounted on Plexiglas

36 x 60 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2002.005

© Charlie White

Wight, Frederick S.

Wight, Frederick S.

Sun Descending, 1985

Oil on canvas

48 x 66 inches

Gift of Victoria and Gilbert Levasseur, Jr., Laguna Beach, California, 1999.032

© Frederick S. Wight

Williams, Guy

Williams, Guy

#6 Mexico, 1979-80

Acrylic, with paper and stencil on wood panel

59 x 48-1/4 inches

Gift of Toni Gump, 1997.037

© Guy Williams

Williams, Guy

Williams, Guy

Fixed Split, 1979

Acrylic with paper and stencil on wood panel

52-3/4 x 40-3/4 inches

Gift of Toni Gump, 1997.039

© Guy Williams

Wilson, Millie

Wilson, Millie

Merkins (Gladys) from Living in Someone Else’s Paradise, 1992

Synthetic hair, wood, brass, and enamel paint

30 x 15 x 15 inches

Gift of the artist, 2014.029.001

© Millie Wilson

Wilson, Millie

Wilson, Millie

Merkins (Virginia) From Living in Someone Else’s Paradise, 1992

Synthetic hair, wood, brass, and enamel paint

20 x 15 x 15 inches

Gift of the artist, 2014.029.002

© Millie Wilson

Wilson, Patrick

Wilson, Patrick

Insomniac, 2010

Acrylic on canvas

72 x 67 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gift of the Helen Wilcoxen Memorial Fund, 2010.012.001

© Patrick Wilson

Wiseman, Goody-B.

Wiseman, Goody-B.

Superlovestarpower 2 (2, 3, and 4), 2006

Video installation with three monitors

11 minutes, 53 seconds

Museum purchase through the Naomi Vine Biennial Acquisition Fund, 2006.010.a-c

© Goody-B. Wiseman

Wolberger, Yoram

Wolberger, Yoram

Madonna, 2004

3D digital scanning, CNC digital sculpting, polyester foam, pigmented resin, unique

72 x 33 x 16 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through gift of Mark Moore, 2007.006

© Yoram Wolberger

Zaki, Amir

Zaki, Amir

Untitled (Winter Pool_20-22), 2004

Ultrachrome archival photograph

45 x 57-1/4 inches

Gift of Lilly and Paul Merage, 2012.003.015

© Amir Zaki

Zaki, Amir

Zaki, Amir

Untitled (Up_UNIV 01), 1999

Laser direct type C print, artist’s proof 1 of 2

48 x 67-1/4 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Linda L. & Abbott L. Brown, 2000.009.015

© Amir Zaki

Zheng, Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Casted Drawing A, 2013

Ink and acrylic on Xuan paper

43 x 76-5/8 inches

Gift of Restoration Hardware, Inc., 2016.002.002

© Zheng Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Casted Drawing B, 2013

Ink and acrylic on Xuan paper

43 x 76-5/8 inches

Gift of Restoration Hardware, Inc., 2016.002.003

© Zheng Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Casted Drawing C, 2013

Ink and acrylic on Xuan paper

43 x 76-5/8 inches

Gift of Restoration Hardware, Inc., 2016.002.004

© Zheng Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Zheng, Chongbin

Casted Drawing D, 2013

Ink and acrylic on Xuan paper

43 x 76-5/8 inches

Gift of Restoration Hardware, Inc., 2016.002.005

© Zheng Chongbin

Zornes, James Milford

Zornes, James Milford

Lonely Watch, Liberty Ship, 1943

Watercolor on paper

15-3/4 x 19-3/4 inches

Gift of Libbie Agran, Los Angeles, 1996.022

© James Milford Zornes

Dowell, Roy

Dowell, Roy

#895, 2003

Acrylic and collage on canvas

52 x 40 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Los Angeles, 2004.002

© Roy Dowell

Duffy, Sean

Duffy, Sean

Double-Wide Sofa, 2001

Metal and silk-screened vinyl, edition 1 of 3

36 x 106 x 32 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2004.014.001

© Sean Duffy

Duffy, Sean

Duffy, Sean

The Void, 2009

Mixed media – 20 fans, 10 inches diameter each, clip lamp, and engine hoist

93 x 33 x 64 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2010.003.002

© Sean Duffy

Duffy, Sean

Duffy, Sean

Twist, 2001

Fake fur, UV Plexiglas, wood

24-1/4 x 24-1/4 x 4 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.008

© Sean Duffy

Durant, Sam

Durant, Sam

History Prepares the Future, Great Sioux Nation, 2013

Spray enamel on Tyvek map

33 x 50 inches

Gift of Anton and Jennifer Segerstrom, 2014.011

© Sam Durant