New Art for a New Century:
Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
On view through September 19, 2010
MINDY SHAPERO, All the edges at the same time all the time, 2008-2009; powder coated steel rebar, fiberglass, acrylic, copper leaf coated hand cut paper; Collection Orange County Museum of Art, museum purchase with funds provided through prior gift of Lois Outerbridge with support from Dr. Rosalyn M. Laudati and Dr. James B. Pick. Photo Courtesy of OCMA
During the past decade, the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, California, has significantly expanded its collection with 430 works by regional, national, and international artists. New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010 highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, and works on paper. The exhibition presents many of the most important developments in contemporary art over the past decade, provides a large selection of works from the last four California Biennials, and includes several key works from other important exhibitions organized by OCMA since 2000.
New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010 is organized by the Orange County Museum of Art and curated by Karen Moss, deputy director for exhibitions and programs.