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.

Blake, Nayland

Blake, Nayland

Chains I, 2000

Charcoal on paper

58 x 88 inches

Gift of Christopher Grimes, 2009.005.001

© Nayland Blake

Blake, Nayland

Blake, Nayland

Steel Cage Match, 2000

Steel

Dimensions variable

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2008.005

© Nayland Blake

Booth, Matt

Booth, Matt

Phil M. Leonard, Century City 1988, 2010

Archival pigment print

32 x 42-1/2 inches

Anonymous Gift, 2014.031.007

© Matt Booth

Brandriff, George Kennedy

Brandriff, George Kennedy

Trees and the Sea, n.d.

Oil on canvas

20 x 24 inches

Gift of Sy Bram, Los Angeles, 2000.022

© George Kennedy Brandriff

Brigante, Nicholas P.

Brigante, Nicholas P.

Sand Haze, 1961

India ink and gouache on watercolor paper

22-3/4 x 35 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Chanin, 2002.017.002

© Estate of Nicholas P. Brigante

Brower, Stephen

Brower, Stephen

Weber Kettle, 1995

Oil on canvas

10 x 8 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.008

© Stephen Brower

Brower, Stephen

Brower, Stephen

Untitled (Walmart), 1997

Oil on canvas

11 x 14 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.008

© Stephen Brower

Brown, Laurie

Brown, Laurie

Entrance Road, Lake Las Vegas, 1996

Chromogenic print

6-9/16 x 19-15/16 inches

Gift of the artist, 2013.015

© Laurie Brown

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

Documentation of Selected Works: 1971-74, 1971-75

Single-channel video

34 minutes, 38 seconds

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2004.013.003

© 2018 Chris Burden/Licensed by Chris Burden Estate and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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

Caesar, Jedediah

Caesar, Jedediah

Untitled (Helium Brick), 2009

Polystyrene, polyester resin, pigment, wood

96 x 48 x 48 inches

Museum purchase with funds provided by Barbara and Victor Klein, Los Angeles, 2008.010.002

© Jedediah Caesar

Caesar, Jedediah

Caesar, Jedediah

Untitled, 2009

Urethane resin, pigment, collected material

96 x 60 inches, each

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2014.038.001

© Jedediah Caesar

Calvin, Brian

Calvin, Brian

Summer, 2013

Acrylic on panel

30 x 24 inches

Gift of the artist, 2014.008

© Brian Calvin

Caroompas, Carole

Caroompas, Carole

Before and After Frankenstein: The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Romantic Terror: The Double, 1992

Acrylic on canvas

96 x 64 inches

Gift of Peter Norton, 1999.028.008

© Carole Caroompas

Carson, Karen

Carson, Karen

Birth, Death, Thank You, 1995

Vinyl appliqué on vinyl

69 x 56 inches

Gift of Nancy Portnoy, New York, 2005.007.001

© Karen Carson

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

Chann, George

Chann, George

Scripture, 1968-69

Luminal and oil on canvas

48 x 36 inches

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Chanin, 2002.017.010

© 2019 George Chann Foundation

Chapman, Sydney Chastain

Chapman, Sydney Chastain

Untitled, 2003

Oil on canvas

18 x 22-1/4 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.015

© Sydney Chastain Chapman

Apfelbaum, Polly

Apfelbaum, Polly

Richard Nixon, ca. 1990

Ink and photo collage

16-1/2 x 31-1/4 inches

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.006

© Polly Apfelbaum

Apfelbaum, Polly

Apfelbaum, Polly

Rewinding the Spool (2/2), 1992

Velvet and silk installation

Dimensions variable

Gift of Justine and Mark Fluent, 2014.031.005

© Polly Apfelbaum

Arcangel, Cory, and Frankie Martin

Arcangel, Cory, and Frankie Martin

414-3-RAVE-95, 2004

Single-channel video

4 minutes, 57 seconds

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge, 2006.001

© Cory Arcangel and Frankie Martin

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Number of Intersections, Exercise #51, 2007-08

Graphite, charcoal, carbon on drywall

474 x 144 inches

Gift of Rosana and Jacques Seguin Collection, Switzerland, 2019.001

© Edgar Arceneaux

Arceneaux, Edgar

Arceneaux, Edgar

Giant Fractured Glass Tripod, 2008

Enamel, oil paint, lead on glass, wood frame

Dimensions variable

Museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge with additional funds provided by Barbara and Victor Klein, Los Angeles, 2008.008.001

© Edgar Arceneaux