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.

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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