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.

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Two Roads, 1991

C-print on wood panel, edition 3/3

46 1/2 x 85 x 3 inches (each)

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.004.a-b

© Cindy Bernard

Bischoff, Brice

Bischoff, Brice

#16 from Glassell Park series, 2012

Archival pigment print; edition of 5

76-1/8 x 61-1/8 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gift of Mrs. William A. Griffith and family, 2014.006

© Brice Bischoff

Brown, Roger

Brown, Roger

In Circles, 1978

Oil on canvas

36-1/2 x 72 inches

Gift of Naomi Vine Milano and Albert and Victor Milano, 2016.006

© Roger Brown Estate

Bul, Lee

Bul, Lee

Supernova, 2000

Hand-cut polyurethane panels on aluminum armature with polyurethane coating

114-3/16 × 114-3/16 × 114-3/16 inches

Museum purchase, 2001.007

© Lee Bul

Burden, Chris

Burden, Chris

A Tale of Two Cities, 1981

Mixed media

144 × 480 × 360 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Ben C. Deane, 1987.002

Chris Burden: Extreme Measures (installation view), 2013; New Museum, New York, NY; Photo: Benoit Pailley

Celmins, Vija

Celmins, Vija

Eraser, 1967

Acrylic on balsa wood

6-5/8 × 20 × 3-1/8 inches

Gift of Avco Financial Services, Newport Beach, California, 1979.005

© Vija Celmins

Conner, Bruce

Conner, Bruce

BEDROOM, 1959

Mixed media assemblage

31 × 21 × 3-1/2 inches

Partial gift of Robert Shapazian and partial museum purchase, 1986.006

© Bruce Conner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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

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

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

Eversley, Frederick

Eversley, Frederick

Untitled, 1976

Cast polyester resin

19-3/8 × 19-3/8 × 7 inches

Given in fondest memory of Gertrude Fleischman by Pat and Carl Neisser, 1978.001

© Frederick Eversley

Faulwell, Asad

Faulwell, Asad

Les Femmes d’Alger #37, 2014

Acrylic, paper, and pins on canvas

48 x 36 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gift of Alice F. Hatto, in honor of the Ford Family, 2014.015

© Asad Faulwell

Foulkes, Llyn

Foulkes, Llyn

Abstract Cross, 1961

Oil on canvas

96 x 81 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Pinsky, 1983.026

© Llyn Foulkes

Gaines, Charles

Gaines, Charles

Walnut Tree Orchard, 1977

Silver gelatin print, print, pen and ink on paper

22-5/8 x 18-5/8 inches each

Gift of the Meites-Frackman Family, 2019.002.a-c

© Charles Gaines

Gaines, Charles

Gaines, Charles

Numbers and Trees X #4, Red Violet January, 1991

Acrylic sheet, acrylic paint, watercolor, silkscreen, photograph

46-3/4 × 38-5/8 × 3-1/4 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through the prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2012.007

© Charles Gaines

Goldstein, Jack

Goldstein, Jack

Untitled, 1984

Acrylic on canvas

72 × 72 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Mrs. Ethel Rose, 2009.001

© Estate of Jack Goldstein

Guirguis, Sherin

Guirguis, Sherin

Untitled (dome), 2010

Mixed media on hand cut paper, triptych

80 x 153 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Barbara Spaulding, 2010.010.a-c

© Sherin Guirguis

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