Past Museum Exhibitions: 2017: California Connections

California Connections:  Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

July 8 – August 27, 2017

This collaborative exhibition draws from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s (MCASD) permanent collection, featuring works by beloved California artists while highlighting the wide range of practices and perspectives that have shaped the art of our region from the 1950s to today.

MCASD and The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) share a commitment to serving diverse audiences and bringing people together through art. This partnership expands the audience of both organizations and invites members of the two Museums to visit both institutions throughout the run of the exhibition with reciprocal free admission.


Artists in the Exhibition:

Amy Adler, Peter Alexander, John Altoon, John Baldessari, Billy Al Bengston, Karl


Benjamin, Joan Brown, Gisela Colon, Ronald Davis, Roy De Forest, Manny Farber, Lorser Feitelson, Llyn Foulkes, Steven Gibson, Ramiro Gomez, Joe Goode, Frederick Hammersley, Robert Irwin, Kara Joslyn, Craig Kauffman, William Leavitt, Jean Lowe, Helen Lundeberg, Kim MacConnel, Heather Gwen Martin, John McLaughlin, Robert Minervini, Lee Mullican, Manuel Neri, Nathan Oliveira, Helen Pashgian, Ruth Pastine, Raymond Pettibon, Kenneth Price, Julian Rogers, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, Miriam Schapiro, Lynn Schuette, Alexis Smith, Eva Struble, De Wain Valentine, Perry Vasquez, Peter Voulkos, Mary Weatherford, William T. Wiley


Special Events:

  • Member Opening Reception: Friday, July 7, 2017, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Local Artist Panel: Sunday, August 27, 2017, 2:00 PM
  • The Curator’s Perspective w/ Anthony Graham: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:00 PMAbout the Guest Curator:

    Anthony Graham is Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. He is currently working as exhibition and publication coordinator on the exhibition, Memories of Underdevelopment at MCASD as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time L.A./L.A. initiative. Recent exhibitions include Dimensions of Black (2016) and Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection (2016). He has also assisted with special exhibitions Ed Ruscha Then & Now Paintings from the 1960s and 2000s (2015) and San Diego Collects (2015). He received his master’s degree from Columbia University and holds a BA from the University of San Diego.

    Manny Farber, Batiquitos, 1995 oil on board 72 x 72 x 1in. (182.9 x 182.9 x 2.5cm) Collection Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Museum purchase, International and Contemporary Collectors Funds, 2003.11© Manny Farber 1995 (signed by Patricia Patterson) Photo: Pablo Mason 
    Lorser Feitelson, Untitled, 1970 acrylic on canvas 60 x 90 in. (152.4 x 228.6 cm) Collection Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Weiner, 1979.9 © Lorser Feitelson 1970 Reproduced by permission of the Feitelson Arts Foundation Photo: Pablo Mason

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