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Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection

Orange County Museum of Art

April 7 – September 1, 2019

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Lauren Hillary

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Lauren Hillary

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, installation view, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA (2019), Courtesy of Orange County Museum of Art; photo: Chris Bliss Photography

Press Release

Closer Look: Intimate-Scale Sculpture from the Permanent Collection
Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA 
April 7 – September 1, 2019

The institution's pres release follows: 

Co-curated with exhibiting artist Hiromi Takizawa and the Orange County Museum of Art, this exhibition provides a focused look at small sculpture in the OCMA permanent collection. Selected for their innovative materials, playfulness in scale and function, and historic importance within the context of significant art movements and artistic careers, each artwork in Closer Look is intended to be viewed at a close distance, providing the viewer with an intimate moment to make slow and careful observations about content and construction. Artists include Libby Black, Chris Burden, Vija Celmins, Judy Chicago, Joel Morrison, and Ken Price, among others.