Current Exhibitions
Kyungmi Shin: Father Crosses the Ocean
Kyungmi Shin
Father Crosses the Ocean
September 24, 2020 - March 14, 2021
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An Earth Song, A Body Song: Figures with Landscape from the OCMA Permanent Collection
An Earth Song, A Body Song
Figures with Landscape from the OCMA Permanent Collection
September 21, 2019 - January 3, 2021
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Noé Martínez: The Homeland of the Images
Noé Martínez
The Homeland of the Images
September 24, 2020 - March 14, 2021
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Alexandra Grant: Telepathy is One Step Further than Empathy
Alexandra Grant
Telepathy is One Step Further than Empathy
September 24, 2020 - June 6, 2021
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Marsia Alexander-Clarke: Ojos Profundos
Marsia Alexander-Clarke
Ojos Profundos
September 24, 2020 - March 14, 2021
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Carolyn Castaño: Cali es Cali
Carolyn Castaño
Cali es Cali
September 24, 2020 - February 28, 2021
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Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza: Navigating Technics
Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
Navigating Technics
September 24, 2020 - March 14, 2021
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Upcoming Exhibitions

Notions of Home: Selections from the Collection

This exhibition features a selection of artworks that evoke ambivalent feelings of home. For the exhibiting artists, home is an extension of identity and site of both work and leisure. As we spend more time at home due to the pandemic, the boundaries between public and private space blur and our concept of domesticity evolves. This timely show captures contradictory perceptions of home that shift between familiarity and estrangement, and comfort and conflict.
Image: Deborah Mesa-Pelly, Rosy, 2000; type C print on aluminum; 29-1/4 x 36-7/8 inches; Gift of Nancy Portnoy, New York; Courtesy of the artist.
Opening January 23, 2021
Notions of Home: Selections from the Collection

The Harpist in the Ogre’s Mind

ASMA’s installation invites viewers to imagine entering the mind of an ogre. Through video, sculpture, and sound, the installation offers a multisensory environment that blends fantasy with cultural critique. Viewers are invited to see through the ogre’s “eyes” and navigate its movement in an interactive digital world that exists beyond the gallery. Ogres have often represented otherness in many folk tales and legends. By offering visitors an opportunity to envision becoming a monster, ASMA allows for an understanding of difference as a quality that exists within everyone.
Image: ASMA, Half Blood Princess (installation view), 2019; micro-paraffin cast and encaustic paint on MDF; 10-3/8 x 15-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches; Courtesy of the artists. Photo courtesy of PEANA.
Opening spring 2021
The Harpist in the Ogre’s Mind