State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970
L.A.s Pacific Standard Time is less an exhibitionor a series of exhibitionsthan an event, or even an explosion. Right now, almost twenty varied cultural institutions are presenting all sorts of powerful showcases for art of all kinds made in L.A., extending from just after World War 2 to just before Reagans inauguration. Performance art, photography, film, protest graphicsits all there, dont you worry, and will make your head swim to realize just how much happened right here. OCMAs contribution is "State Of Mind," tentpoled by giants Chris Burden and William Wegmanboth represented here by seldom-seen workand reinforced by almost 150 other pieces. If youd like to revive a certain part of your own mind, this is a perfect place to explore. Opening Day festivities include performances, artist talks and hands-on activities.
Wednesdays-Sundays. Starts: Oct. 9. Continues through Jan. 22, 2011
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