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    State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970


    Learn more! Listen live in the galleries on your mobile device or download the audioguide in advance to bring with you to the exhibition.

    Enjoy an introduction to State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 by exhibition co-curator Constance M. Lewallen. Look for the audioguide icon throughout the galleries to hear sixteen of the State of Mind artists discussing their work on view.


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    1. Constance M. Lewallen: Curator’s Introduction

    2. Adam II (the late Paul Cotton): Rex-Erection of the Mystical Body

    3. Eleanor Antin: 100 Boots, Representational Painting

    4. Nancy Buchanan: Hair Transplant

    5. Lowell Darling: Get Your MFA Friday

    6. Charles Gaines: Regression Series Drawings

    7. Doug Hall: T.R. Uthco, 8 Gestures

    8. Lynn Hershman: Dante Hotel

    9. Paul Kos: Sound of Ice Melting

    10. Suzanne Lacy: Anatomy Lessons

    11. Stephen Laub: Relations

    12. Fred Lonidier: 29 Arrests

    13. Tom Marioni: One Second Sculpture, The Trip, Process Piece

    14. Linda Montano: Chicken Dance: The Streets of San Francisco

    15. Martha Rosler: Bringing the War Home, Body Beautiful, Budding Gourmet

    16. Barbara T. Smith: Field Piece, Light Watch, The Fisherman IS the Fish, Feed Me

    17. Alfred Young: Coil, Yellow Cab, Oil




    State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 is supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation as part of the unprecedented collaborative initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980.

    Additional support for State of Mind has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Support from Ms. Robin Wright and Mr. Ian Reeves has made possible the presentation of the pressured air work of Michael Asher. The catalog is supported in part by the Getty Foundation and by Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund.

    State of Mind is co-organized by the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) and the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA). The exhibition is co-curated by Constance M. Lewallen, adjunct curator at BAM/PFA, and Karen Moss, adjunct curator at OCMA.

    Significant funding for the OCMA presentation of State of Mind is provided by Dr. Rosalyn M. Laudati and Dr. James Pick.

    The presentation of State of Mind at BAM/PFA is made possible in part by the continued support of the BAM/PFA Trustees.