[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Girls’ Night Out September 14, 2003 – January 28, 2004 Girls’ Night Out presents photography and video by two generations of 10 important female artists who reflect evocative approaches to issues of femininity and identity. The artists, each in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] 2004 California Biennial October 12, 2004 – January 9, 2005 Demonstrating California’s increasingly influential role as an international artistic center, OCMA presents the 2004 California Biennial, the largest and most ambitious biennial at the museum to date. This exhibition...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Cities of Promise: Imaging Urban California January 17 – April 25, 2005 Cities of Promise explores the representation of California cities and suburbs in 20th-century art. From the 1930s through the 1980s, artists including Phil Dike, Emil Kosa Jr., Roger...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Collection Histories/Collective Memories: California Modern February 6, 2005 – September 24, 2006 California Modern is the first exhibition in OCMA’s series Collection Histories/Collective Memories which offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the permanent collection and the institution’s contribution to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Installation Series: Jason Dodge June 4 – September 25, 2005 The Orange County Museum of Art’s Installation Series engages some of the most dynamic and promising artists working locally, nationally, and internationally to create new work. In this iteration...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Fabrice Gygi: The Aesthetics of Control October 30, 2005 – March 12, 2006 Swiss artist Fabrice Gygi creates site-specific installations, large-scale sculptures, and functional public-service devices that reference the often-unnoticed architecture and apparatuses of authority. In Gygi’s works, the form...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] 2006 California Biennial October 1 - December 31, 2006 The 2006 California Biennial continues the OCMA’s four-decade history of presenting new developments in art and supporting artists on the verge of international recognition. The exhibition features the work of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Catherine Opie: In and Around Home June 4 – September 3, 2006 This exhibition showcases Catherine Opie’s earliest photographs from the mid-1980s to her most recent series, In and Around Home (completed in 2005) that document the people, places, and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone May 20 – August 26, 2007 From a life that has merged California culture, New York attitude, surfing, and the Sex Pistols, Mary Heilmann paints brilliantly colored abstractions with irreverence, style, and wit. Mary Heilmann:...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury October 7, 2007 – January 6, 2008 Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury features the painting, architecture, furniture design, decorative and graphic arts, film,...