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.

Hammersley, Frederick

Hammersley, Frederick

Come, 1962-63

Oil on linen

48 × 36 inches

Gift of Bardene Allen, LAM.1991.019

© Frederick Hammersley Foundation

Hawkins, Richard

Hawkins, Richard

Untitled (Keanu Reeves),1993

Mixed media collage

12 x 21 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.005

© Richard Hawkins

Heilmann, Mary

Heilmann, Mary

Surfing on Acid, 2005

Oil on canvas

60 × 48 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2005.002

© Mary Heilmann

Honda, Margaret

Honda, Margaret

Sparrow Trap, 1991

Wood, copper screen, linen, and glass

37 × 26 × 18 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Wilder Foundation, 1993.008

© Margaret Honda

Irwin, Robert

Irwin, Robert

Untitled (#2220), 1969

Cast acrylic and acrylic paint

54 × 54 × 24-1/2 inches

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kelsey, 1983.029

© Robert Irwin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Kienholz, Edward and Kienholz, Nancy Reddin

Kienholz, Edward and Kienholz, Nancy Reddin

End of the Bucket of Tar with Speaker Trail No. 2, 1973

Mixed media

104 × 61 × 34 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Ben C. Deane, 1988.004

© Estate of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz

Knechtel, Tom

Knechtel, Tom

The Gaudy Presence, 1999-2000

Oil on linen

24 x 36 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.006

© Tom Knechtel

Koumoundouros, Olga

Koumoundouros, Olga

Neither Liquid Nor Solid But Amorphous; differently ordered bodies flow under large stresses, creep or remain stationary under smaller stresses, and have complex, history-dependent behavior.1, 2017

Site-specific installation

Variable

Partial gift of the artist and partial museum purchase, 2017.002.a-h

© Olga Koumoundouros

Kruger, Barbara

Kruger, Barbara

Untitled, 1989

Gelatin silver print

48 × 48 inches

Gift of Eugene C. White and the estate of Robert H. Tyler, 1993.007

© Barbara Kruger

Lachowicz, Rachel

Lachowicz, Rachel

Homage to Carl Andre (After Carl Andre’s “Magnesium and Zinc,” 1969), 1991

Lipstick and wax

3/8 × 72 × 72 inches

Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Eileen and Peter Norton, 1992.005

© Rachel Lachowicz

Lead Pencil Studio

Lead Pencil Studio

Void Promise: Last Tract A, 2017

Six crystals, steel and Plexiglas case

48 x 108 x 16 inches

Partial gift of Lead Pencil Studio and partial museum purchase, 2017.003.a-g

© Lead Pencil Studio

Li Hui

Li Hui

V, 2009

Stainless steel, mirror, laser, fog machine

590 3/16 x 196 5/16 x 275 3/16 inches

Gift of Restoration Hardware, Inc., 2016.002.001.a-f

© Estate of Li Hui

Ligon, Glenn

Ligon, Glenn

Prisoner of Love #4, 1992

Oil and gesso on linen

80 × 30 inches

Museum purchase, 2001.009

© Glenn Ligon

Luna, James

Luna, James

End of the Frail, 1993

Color Xerox with black and white photograph

12 × 9 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by Pacific Mutual, LAM.1994.019

© Estate of James Luna

Lundeberg, Helen

Lundeberg, Helen

Sloping Horizon, 1960

Oil on canvas

40 × 40 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2008.002.002

© The Feitelson Lundeberg Art Foundation

Lyle, Cybele

Lyle, Cybele

Passage: I. A Troubled Mind, II. Things Do Fall, III. Lover’s Spell, IV. I’ll be looking at the moon, but I’ll be seeing you, 2017

Wood, paint, sound, and video projections

Site-deteremined installation, dimensions variable

Partial gift of the artist and partial museum purchase, 2017.004

© Cybele Lyle

Mabry, Nathan

Mabry, Nathan

Shapeshift (Jaguar), 2013

Terracotta, aluminum, Plexiglas, paint, stainless steel

73 x 26 x 28 inches

Gift courtesy of the artist and Cherry and Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015.005

© Nathan Mabry

Martinez, Daniel Joseph

Martinez, Daniel Joseph

The House America Built, 2004

SmartSide, plywood, dimensional lumber, Martha Stewart Signature paint, four architectural blueprints, unique

Dimensions variable

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2007.007.001-004

© Daniel Joseph Martinez

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Barth, Uta

Barth, Uta

Ground #30, 1994

Ektacolor print on panel

22 x 18 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.003

© Uta Barth

Barth, Uta

Barth, Uta

Ground #51, 1995

Ektacolor print on panel

16 x 16-1/2 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2015.003.004

© Uta Barth

Bell, Larry

Bell, Larry

Untitled, 1965

Etched glass

10-1/4 × 10-1/4 × 10-1/4 inches

Gift of Edwin Janss, Jr., 1978.030

© Larry Bell

Bengston, Billy Al

Bengston, Billy Al

Tom, 1968

Lacquer and polurethane on dented aluminum, edition 36 of 50

26 × 25 inches

Gift of Jules Glazer, Beverly Hills, 1968.001

© Billy Al Bengston

Bernard, Cindy

Bernard, Cindy

Ask the Dust: Them (1954/1991), 1991

Black and white photograph

14-1/2 x 23 inches

Gift of Gary and Tracy Mezzatesta, 2016.004.003.001

© Cindy Bernard