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New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000–2010

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Two Circles, 2007 Oil, Acrylic, Graphite and Ink on Wood Panel © collection Orange County Museum of Art, Promised gift of Paul and Lily Merage
New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000–2010
Curated by: Karen Moss

850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
May 2nd, 2010 - September 19th, 2010

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New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000–2010


may 2, 2010 - sep 19, 2010

During the last ten years, the Orange County Museum of Art 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 made during the first decade of the 21st century. The exhibition includes a survey of works from the last four California Biennials and key works from other important exhibitions organized by OCMA, as well as significant gifts and other purchases.

Feedback
In an adjoining space, Feedback offers visitors the opportunity to express their own thoughts about specific works in the exhibition. Selected visitor commentary may be posted at the museum and on the Web site.



This exhibition is organized by Karen Moss, deputy director of exhibitions and programs, OCMA.