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The Avant-Garde Collection

Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Costa Mesa CA

Sep 07 2014
Jan 04 2015
The Avant-Garde Collection

This exhibition traces OCMA's acquisitions highlights across five decades, focusing on the evolving definition of "avant-garde." 

In the 1960s it was cutting-edge to employ imagery from popular culture, and by the 1970s performance and installation were the bywords of innovation. In the 1980s new media and appropriation appeared on everybody’s radar for the first time, while the 1990s in retrospect were all about identity politics and post-colonialism. Due to the pluralist tendencies of the

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Admission Costs:

  • Adults $12
  • Students (w/ valid ID) $10
  • Seniors (65+) $10
  • Children under 12 Free
  • Members Free
  • Second Sundays Free
  • Parking Free 


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Wed- Sun  11 am - 5 pm
Thurs         11 am - 8 pm


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TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

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